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  1. Front-of-Head Hits and Young Football Players

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High school football players are more likely to lose consciousness after concussions if they get hit at the top of the head compared to the sides, back or front, according to a new study. And nearly half of all concussions

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  2. Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Phone With Parent

    By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research. "A lot of parents aren't really aware of how important it is to be a good role model and how dan

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  3. Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While American teenagers have increasingly been saying "no" to cigarettes over the past decade, almost one in five high school seniors now say they have smoked a hookah pipe, a new survey shows. A form of smoking that has been

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  4. Antidepressant Warnings & Teen Suicide Attempts

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teen suicide attempts rose nearly 22 percent after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned about dangers of antidepressants, a new study finds. In 2003, the FDA mandated a "black box" warning -- the most se

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  5. Among New Smokers, Teen Boys More Likely to Quit Than Girls: Study

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teen boys who recently started smoking are more likely to quit than teen girls. And, both boys and girls who are frightened by cigarette warning labels or play team sports are more likely to quit, new research shows. The s

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  6. E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking in Teens

    By Mary Brophy Marcus HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have tried electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke regular cigarettes, according to the authors of a new study. "We found that e-cigarette use was actually associated with increased cigarette smo

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  7. U.S. Teens Begin to Slim Down, Study Suggests

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- American teens may be getting the message that carrying excess weight isn't good for them. New research shows that the number of obese teens leveled off and the rate of overweight teens dropped slightly between 2005-'06 and 200

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  8. Cinnamon Stunt Can Have Serious Lung Effects

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- As if parents didn't have enough to worry about, it seems a growing number of kids are taking the "Cinnamon Challenge" -- a stunt that has landed some in the ER, pediatricians warn. The Cinnamon Challenge sounds simple but is almo

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  9. Repeat Births by Teen Girls Still Too High: CDC

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 20 percent of American teens who give birth have already had one or more babies, a federal study released Tuesday says. In 2010, more than 365,000 teens aged 15 to 19 gave birth and about 67,000 (18.3 percent) of those w

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  10. Even a Little Pot Use Ups College Dropout Risk

    By Mary Brophy Marcus HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- College students who use marijuana and other illegal substances, even occasionally, are more likely to leave school than students who don't dabble in drugs, new research finds. There's a strong link between marijuana use a

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