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Teenagers with back pain

Back pain in teenagers is common; characterising the pain and identifying the presence of red flags are vital to ensuring that potentially serious conditions are identified  
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“Alarming” rise in popularity of e-cigarettes is seen among US teenagers as use triples in a year

The use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) by US middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, surpassing their use of traditional tobacco products such as cigarettes and cigars, says a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration.1  
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University of Toronto is criticised for study of homeopathy in ADHD

A study by University of Toronto researchers looking at homeopathic treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been criticised in a letter signed by 90 scientists and doctors. They say they are concerned that “the mounting of such a study by a highly reputable researcher at a top notch university will be used by homeopaths to justify diverse aspects of their practice, including steering patients away from evidence-based treatments.”  
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Teenagers with back pain

Back pain in teenagers is common; characterising the pain and identifying the presence of red flags are vital to ensuring that potentially serious conditions are identified  
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Teenagers with back pain

Back pain in teenagers is common; characterising the pain and identifying the presence of red flags are vital to ensuring that potentially serious conditions are identified  
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The management of acute testicular pain in children and adolescents

Although ultrasonography is useful, it should not delay surgical exploration if testicular torsion is suspected. A small but real, negative exploration rate is acceptable to minimise the risk of missing a critical surgical diagnosis  
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Free birth control reduces teen pregnancies and abortions

Teens who received free contraception and were educated about the pros and cons of various birth control methods were dramatically less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion...  
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Trends down for teen prescription opioid abuse, cigarette, and alcohol use

Use of cigarettes, alcohol, and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013 while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future (MTF)...  
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Socially anxious youth in treatment can enhance recovery through simple service tasks

This century's increase in addiction issues among U.S. youth may be related to their developmental need to fit in, particularly youth with social anxiety disorder (SAD), which could exacerbate...  
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NYU study identifies teens at risk for hashish use

The recent increase in popularity of marijuana use coupled with more liberal state-level polices has begun to change the landscape of adolescent marijuana use.  
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Kids Less Sexually Active Than People Think

Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of young teenagers in the USA are Virgins. Sexual activity becomes more common when children reach the ages of 16, 17 onwards.  
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Link between ADHD and conduct disorder with alcohol and tobacco use in young teens

A new study links ADHD and conduct disorder in young adolescents with increased alcohol and tobacco use.  
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Young guns: Study finds high firearm violence rate in high-risk youth after assault injury

Research done in an urban emergency department suggests this may be a prime location for efforts to intervene and stop the cycle of firearm violenceTwo young men in...  
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Adolescent drinking affects adult behavior through long-lasting changes in genes

Binge-drinking during adolescence may perturb brain development at a critical time and leave lasting effects on genes and behavior that persist into adulthood.  
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Stress and obesity: Your family can make you fat

Study examines link between chronic family stressors, adolescent obesityAdolescent obesity is a national public health concern and, unchecked, places young people on a...  
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Legally high? Teenagers and prescription drug abuse

Legal drugs such as OxyContin now kill more people than heroin and cocaine combined.  
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Brain scans link frontal abnormalities to suicidal behaviors in adolescents, young adults

Abnormalities in the prefrontal cortex and related brain areas are observed in adolescents who have attempted suicide, according to a report at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology...  
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Breast cancer research uncovers the fountain of youth

The Fountain of Youth has been discovered and it's not in Florida as Ponce de Leon claimed. Instead, it was found in the mammary glands of genetically modified mice.  
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Scientists use innovative methods, new technology to increase HPV vaccinations in Florida

Even though a safe HPV vaccine is available that can prevent several types of cancer, less than half of American teens youth in the U.S. receive the vaccine.  
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HPV vaccination of adolescent boys may be cost-effective for preventing oropharyngeal cancer

A new study indicates that vaccinating 12-year-old boys against the humanpapilloma virus (HPV) may be a cost-effective strategy for preventing oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer, a cancer that...  
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