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Depression in Youth May Lead to Sedentary Adult Behavior

April 3rd, 2014
Depression in Youth May Lead to Sedentary Adult Behavior Some experts say a lack of physical activity is more of a health hazard than obesity or smoking. New research now suggests that young men who ...

Even Popular Teens Can Be Bullied

April 2nd, 2014
Even Popular Teens Can Be BulliedDispeling the notion that unpopular kids are the "typical" targets of bullying, a new study suggests that for most adolescents, becoming more popular actually increases their risk of getting bullied. Further, ...

Multiple Benefits May Accrue From Limiting Kids’ Screen Time

April 1st, 2014
Multiple Benefits May Accrue From Limiting Kids' Screen Time A new study finds that limiting content and the amount of time a child spends in front of the computer does make a difference. Researchers from ...

How Trusting Instincts Can Mean Trouble for Teens

April 1st, 2014
How Trusting Instincts Can Mean Trouble for TeensA provocative new study suggests making a snap decision following your intuition, or going with your gut, may lead to poor decisions by teenagers. Scientists believe this may ...

Breast Cancer Patients Most Worried About Children

March 30th, 2014
Breast Cancer Patients Most Worried About ChildrenFor women with breast cancer, concern for their own children is the factor which most strongly affects their psychological well-being in the first year after diagnosis, according to ...

Are Teens Taking On Adult Stress Habits?

March 30th, 2014
Are Teens Taking On Adult Stress Habits?Teens experience stress in a way that is similar to adults, according to a new survey by the American Psychological Association (APA). In fact, teens reported a higher ...

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Tied to Preterm Birth

March 28th, 2014
Antidepressants During Pregnancy Tied to Preterm BirthA new systematic review of published literature discovers use of antidepressant medications during pregnancy can increase the risk of preterm birth. This finding solidifies the recommendation to avoid antidepressants ...

Many U.S. Kids Lack Secure Attachment, Face Future Hurdles

March 28th, 2014
Many U.S. Kids Lack Secure Attachment, Face Future HurdlesA somber new study of some 14,000 U.S. children finds that 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds with parents and are more likely to face educational and behavioral problems ...

Overweight Teens May Not Live as Long as Parents

March 27th, 2014
Overweight Teens May Not Live as Long as ParentsAlthough the average life expectancy continues to advance with people living longer than they were a few decades ago, a new study finds that people who ...

Alcohol, Drug Abuse by Parents Linked to Arthritis in Offspring

March 27th, 2014
Alcohol, Drug Abuse by Parents Linked to Arthritis in OffspringNew research suggests a person is significantly more likely to develop adult arthritis if a parent was addicted to alcohol or drugs. University of Toronto researchers examined ...
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