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Moms and dads may be underestimating kids' screen time by more than an hour a day.
Just a few months of vaping can put you on the brink of oral disease, researchers say.
A growing number of Americans are using marijuana for musculoskeletal conditions, study finds.
"Social distancing" is the watchword for keeping the new coronavirus at bay, but how far apart is enough? Researchers say they may have an answer.
While most public health officials recommend you put 6 feet between yourself and others, a new review of 172 studies from 16 countries concluded that keeping 3 feet apart might also protect...
The way they're treated by other people can cause young burn survivors more distress than their physical challenges, two surveys find.
In one, researchers asked 64 burn survivors between 17 and 25 years of age what they found hardest to deal with. The seven most common responses: people staring; being bullied; memories of being burned;...
Talk to a teacher if you want an idea of how addicted teenagers can become using Juul and other pod-based e-cigarettes.
That's the suggestion of Patricia Folan, director of the Center for Tobacco Control at Northwell Health in Great Neck, N.Y.
"We've had teachers tell us that once they confiscate a Juul from kids in school, t...
There's an association between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and celiac disease, according to a new research review.
Researchers analyzed dozens of studies published between 1978 and 2019 that included tens of millions of people in Europe, North America and Asia.
They found that people with a previous diagnosis of celiac ...
U.S. children and teenagers are still downing too many "empty calories" -- primarily from sugary beverages, sweets and pizza, a new government study finds.
The study, based on a long-running federal health survey, did turn up some good news: In recent years, kids have been eating fewer empty calories, versus a decade before.
As if the childhood obesity epidemic isn't bad enough, new research warns that over one million more American boys and girls stand to become obese if coronavirus-related school closures continue through the end of the year.
The culprit: a steep rise in sedentary behavior following the spring shutdown of school and afterschool sports an...
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