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1473 Articles Matching "teen"

Researchers Launch Website On Firearm Deaths & Injuries Among Children To Accelerate Knowledge & Prevention

Nov 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly 28,000 American children and teens have died because of firearms in the past decade – second only to the 44,800 who died in motor vehicle collisions. But while the number of young people who die each year from car and truck crashes has fallen, it’s stayed about the same for guns. A new webs......
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FDA chief Gottlieb threatens to pull e-cigarettes off market if teen use doesn't slow

Nov 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Gottlieb rolled out new rules Thursday restricting retail sales of most flavored e-cigarettes mostly to vape shops and other stores that don't allow minors. Most convenience stores and gas stations will effectively be...
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Hemophilia, The Musical? It’s Funded By Biotech BioMarin

Nov 17, 2018 , Forbes
Rare disease drug company BioMarin put on a show called ‘Hemophilia: The Musical’ performed by teenagers affected by blood...
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'Huffing' Deodorant Cost One Teen His Life

Nov 17, 2018 , WebMD
To highlight the continued dangers of huffing, Dutch physicians outline the tragic case of a 19-year-old who died after inhaling spray deodorant to get...
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Social media posts by marijuana companies may have teen appeal

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In Washington state, where recreational marijuana has been legal since 2012, cannabis companies are forbidden by law from making social media posts that appeal to youngsters, that encourage overconsumption and that suggest the drug has curative properties....
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Playing High School Football Changes The Teenage Brain

Nov 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A single season of high school football may be enough to cause microscopic changes in the structure of the brain, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The researchers used a new type o......
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FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts....
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Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years Later

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Death of a teen shows dangers of sniffing, huffing to get high

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The death of a Dutch teen serves as a grim reminder of the dangers associated with inhaling common household products, such as spray-on deodorant, keyboard dusters and whipped cream. The 19-year-old's cardiac arrest and eventual death were described in an article published in BMJ Case Reports....
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FDA Ban On E-Cigarette Flavors: A Showdown Between Protecting Kids And Reducing Harm

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
The FDA announced multiple new regulations to reduce youth use of e-cigarettes. But will it reduce teen vaping or make it harder for adults to quit smoking--or...
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FDA restricts most flavored e-cig sales to curb 'astonishing' teen vaping surge, pursues menthol ban

Nov 16, 2018 , CNBC Health
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb outlined a slew of policies, including restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, and essentially threatened to pull products from the market if manufacturers do not follow...
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CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens who started vaping, as e-cigarette use is called, increased from 220,000 (1.5 percent) to just over 3 million (20.8 percent), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Death of 13-year-old fuels debate over Muay Thai kickboxing competitions

Nov 15, 2018 , CNN Health
A teenage boy has died after being knocked unconscious during a Thai kickboxing match on Saturday, according to a local police source....
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Teen Obesity, Later Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked?

Nov 15, 2018 , WebMD
Your odds of getting pancreatic cancer can quadruple if you’re obese as a teen, researchers have found. But it’s still rare, and even with increased odds, the likelihood of getting the disease is...
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Vaping, e-cigarettes, JUULing: What Parents, Teens Need To Know

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
for consumers, parents and even teens, understanding terminology and the truth about e-cigarettes can be confusing. With inaccurate information wildly being spread about the safety of vaping, the intentions of e-cigarette companies and ingredients in e-cigarettes, University of Alabama at Birmingham......
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Blu e-cigarette maker plans to restrict online sales amid FDA crackdown on teen use

Nov 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
Fontem Ventures, a unit of tobacco company Imperial Brands, says it will raise the minimum age requirements to buy nicotine pods on its website to 21 regardless of where consumers are shopping....
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Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Juul Labs Inc, the U.S. market leader for electronic cigarettes, said on Tuesday it will pull popular flavors such as mango, cucumber and fruit from retail store shelves in an effort to reduce surging teenage use of its products....
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To Deter Teens, Cigarettes Will Smell Like Cigarettes

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Banning sale of flavored e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes may reduce interest smoking in the teen...
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New Concussion Recommendations For Kids

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic de......
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Listen: Teen Vaping Sparks FDA Crackdown

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Federal regulators want to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes at retail locations like gas stations and convenience...
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