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    1. Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction

      By James Bernstein HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage athletes are less likely to abuse prescription painkillers than kids who don't play sports or exercise, a new study finds. The study results run counter to some research in recent years detailing concerns about i

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    2. Concussion Study Shows Player Hits Most Damaging

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As officials at all levels of American football continue to debate how to prevent concussions, a new study using data from devices inside the helmets of high school players confirms that hits with other players are especia

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    3. Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obese teens may have lower levels of a weight-regulating hormone than normal-weight teens, a new study says. "Our study is the first to look at levels of spexin in the pediatric population," said Dr. Seema Kumar, of the Ma

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    4. Fatty Foods in Teens and Later Breast Cancer Risk

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who eat high amounts of saturated fats or low amounts of healthier mono- and polyunsaturated fats tend to have denser breasts 15 years later, new research suggests. That's important because greater breast density

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    5. HS Football Players and Symptoms After Concussion

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- High school football players are more likely to suffer more symptoms after a concussion, and to need more recovery time than their college counterparts, a new study finds. But those who play in youth football leagues are t

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    6. Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The teen birth rate in the United States has reached an all-time low, driven by dramatic declines among black and Hispanic teens, according to a new government report. Overall, the birth rate for teens aged 15 to 19 d

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    7. Guidelines on Breast, Genital Surgery for Teens

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A growing interest among teenaged girls in plastic surgery on their breasts or genitals has prompted a leading ob/gyn group to recommend that doctors first talk to these young women about "normal" sexual development. "Our me

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    8. CDC: Teen Tobacco Use Stable; E-Cigs May Be Why

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Use of tobacco products by U.S. teens hasn't fallen since 2011, and federal officials say electronic cigarettes may be to blame. One in four high school students now uses what officials define as a tobacco product. And

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    9. Teen Obesity May Up Middle-Age Illness, Death Risk

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight teenagers may face an increased risk of dying from heart disease or stroke by the time they reach middle age, a large new study suggests. The study of more than 2 million Israelis found that those who were over

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    10. Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's probably not a milestone that will do many feminists proud, but teenage girls in the United States now start to drink alcohol sooner than boys do, a new study shows. "This is becoming a public health issue," said

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