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Ohio Teen Gets Himself Vaccinated, Inspires Others

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
As he began to get various vaccinations, media reports about him multiplied, and so did the requests for information and guidance, questions and...
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In States With Legal Medical Pot, Teen Use Is Down

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
The longer medical marijuana had been legal, the less likely teens were to use...
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How to Help Your Teen Use Social Media Safely

Feb 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: How to Help Your Teen Use Social Media SafelyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Teen Pot Use Linked to Later Depression, Suicide Attempts

Feb 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Teen Pot Use Linked to Later Depression, Suicide AttemptsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Longer Looks: School Shooters; Teen Vaping; And Measles

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Teen Weight Loss Surgery Gaining Acceptance

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
Twenty years ago, weight loss surgery for teenagers was seen as a risky last resort. But today, many doctors say that for some, the benefits outweigh the...
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Teen Defies Mother, Gets Vaccinations

Feb 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Teen Defies Mother, Gets VaccinationsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Teen who inspired many by walking while on life support has died

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Zei Uwadia, a teenage girl who defied expectations by walking while on life support, has died, according to a Facebook post by her mother....
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Britons are happiest in their teens and retirement: study

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
People in Britain are at their happiest at the ages of 16 and 70, according to an analysis of UK national statistics published on Wednesday....
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Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen SmokingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Teen cannabis use linked to higher risk of adolescent depression

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
Teenagers who use cannabis have a higher risk of developing depression and suicidal thoughts as young adults and should be made aware of those risks by parents and doctors, scientists said on Wednesday....
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Unfit Teens Often Grow Into Sickly Middle Age, Study Shows

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Unfit Teens Often Grow Into Sickly Middle Age, Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

Feb 14, 2019 , WebMD
Not only were those who smoked marijuana more likely to suffer depression and suicidal thoughts, they were also more than three times as likely to attempt suicide between the ages of 18 and...
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Teens 'Fact-Check' Anti-Vaxxer Parents

Feb 13, 2019 , Forbes
Teens, who are internet savvy and concerned about their risk of vaccine preventable diseases, are rejecting the views of their anti-vaxxer parents and choosing to get...
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Teen gets vaccinated despite parents' concerns: 'I was doing it for my safety and the safety of others'

Feb 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Ethan Lindenberger grew up thinking that not being vaccinated was normal....
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Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
All told, more than 1 in 4 high school students and about 1 in 14 middle school students used a tobacco product in 2018, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Teen Defies Mother, Gets Vaccinations

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
High school senior Ethan Lindenberger said his parents' misguided anti-vaccine beliefs put him, and his younger siblings, at risk, CBS News...
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Popularity Of E-Cigarettes Has Wiped Out Any Progress Made In Recent Years To Decrease Youth Tobacco Use

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The rise in vaping was the single biggest jump in teen use of a tobacco product since the beginning of the survey in 1999, a new study finds....
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Even During A Measles Outbreak, Hundreds Of Protesters Flock To Hearing On Tighter Vaccination Requirements

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Washington state health officials urged lawmakers to pass the bill to eliminate personal or philosophical exemptions, noting the current measles outbreak, which has sickened at least 56 people in Washington and Oregon, is more alarming than the state’s three previous ones. But parents and other advocates turned out in droves to protest. Meanwhile, a teenager whose parents are antivaccination activists staged a defection from the beliefs in a new trend of kids seeking out vaccines for...
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Skyrocketing teen e-cig use erases recent declines in youth tobacco use

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Public health experts are continuing to sound the alarm on the teen vaping epidemic, tying the nearly 80% spike in youth tobacco use from 2017 to 2018 directly to e-cigarettes. The rise has been so significant that it has wiped out any progress in declining youth tobacco use in recent years, according to a report published Monday....
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