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Viewpoints: GOP’s Unpopular Efforts To Repeal Health Law Are Backfiring With Voters; Teen Vaping Is A Looming Public Health Catastrophe

Sep 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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Fewer Teens Having Sex, Most Use Birth Control

Sep 22, 2018 , WebMD
A new CDC study found a dramatic drop in the number of sexually active U.S. teens, and of those teens, nearly 90 percent used some form of birth control the last time they had...
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Deaths on college and high school football fields are a rare -- but reliable -- tragedy

Sep 22, 2018 , CNN Health
This fall, more than a million kids, teens and young men will line up on the hash marks for another season of football. Millions more will watch, either as rabid fans or, increasingly, as concerned parents and loved ones....
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Teen e-cigarette use surged 75 percent in the past year, threatening booming US market

Sep 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Over the past year, the number of high school students who have used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days has skyrocketed about 75 percent, preliminary federal...
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From the Hospital To A Horse Farm: Patients Go On Therapeutic Horseback Riding Trip

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fifteen patients from Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion were riding high in July when they were treated to a therapeutic horseback riding trip. The young people, who receive medical care or rehabilitation services for cerebral palsy or another medical condition, sported huge ......
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As pot stocks jump around, FDA chief says he's worried about teens using marijuana

Sep 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
Previous studies have looked at the risks of occasional marijuana use, but regular use is increasingly common as it's legalized, Gottlieb said. "I think that's going to create a different set of risks," especially among teens, he...
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FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Extinguish E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Extinguish E-Cigarette Use Among TeensCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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The Numbers Behind An Epidemic: More Than 2 Million Teens Have Used E-Cigarettes New Survey Finds

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
FDA officials are so concerned by the prevalence of vaping among teens that they've announced a crackdown on the devices. E-cigarettes were designed to be a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, but there's been little research about the long-term health effects of using the devices....
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More Than Half Of Parents Of Sleep-Deprived Teens Blame Electronics

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It’s no secret that many teenagers stay up late to scroll through social media or catch up with friends on phones. And 56% of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe this use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye. Forty-three percent of parents report that their teen struggles ......
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E-Cigarette Math And The FDA's Regulatory Dilemma

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
The FDA faces a tough regulatory decision on e-cigarettes: is it more important to stop teens from vaping or to help adults quit...
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Researchers Find Children Experience Concussion Symptoms Three Times Longer Than Adults

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Concussion symptoms for children under 13 years old typically last three times longer than they do for older teens and adults, but keeping them out of the classroom during recovery is not necessarily the preferred treatment, according to a comprehensive research review in The Journal of the American......
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Parents Blame Smartphones, Tablets for Teens' Sleep Troubles

Sep 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Parents Blame Smartphones, Tablets for Teens' Sleep TroublesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Almost one in 11 U.S. tweens and teens vape cannabis

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly one in 11 American middle and high school students have used cannabis in e-cigarettes, a study suggests....
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Raising Kids With Religion Or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health: Study

Sep 18, 2018 , Forbes
A new study finds that kids and teens who are more religious or spiritual do better as they...
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Few teens with chronic health problems have plans to take charge of their own care

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Less than one in five teens with chronic health problems have made plans with their pediatrician to take over responsibility for their own care and transition to seeing doctors who treat adults, a U.S. study suggests....
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2 million U.S. teens are vaping marijuana

Sep 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among...
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HHS supports FDA's proposed e-cigarette crackdown, HHS Chief Azar says

Sep 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Food and Drug Administration earlier this week threatened to pull e-cigarettes from shelves if manufacturers do not control teen...
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Viewpoints: FDA Finally Starts To Crack Down On Teen Vaping; Apple Watch’s New EKG App Bears Monitoring

Sep 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ A Detour On A Smoking Off-Ramp

Sep 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Sarah Jane Tribble of Kaiser Health News, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call talk about the Food and Drug Administration’s latest actions to address teenagers’ use of e-cigarettes, Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirements and news about the uninsured from the latest federal Census report....
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FDA puts e-cig makers on notice: Fix 'epidemic' teen use or products may be pulled from market

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
The FDA said it cannot tolerate "a whole generation of young people becoming addicted to nicotine as a trade off for enabling adults to access these products," and so it has launched a crackdown on sales of e-cigarettes to...
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