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    1. Boys Victims of Dating Violence, Too

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to what many people may think, teenage boys commonly suffer dating violence -- including physical and emotional abuse, a new U.S. government study finds. The study focused on teens considered to be at high risk for d

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    2. Excess Weight: 'Unexpected' Boys' Puberty Effect

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Excess weight can delay or speed up puberty in young boys, depending on how many extra pounds they carry, a new study suggests. Overweight boys tend to enter and finish puberty somewhat earlier than usual, researchers

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    3. Out-of-Shape Teens May Face High BP Later

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who are either overweight or have low fitness levels face a heightened risk of developing high blood pressure by middle age, a large new study finds. People who were both heavy and out of shape in their teens showe

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    4. Rise in Kidney Stones in Teens a Cause for Concern

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of teens, women and blacks are being diagnosed with kidney stones, and the trend is cause for alarm, researchers report. Historically, middle-aged white men have been most likely to develop the painful con

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    5. Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk Later

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have trouble coping with stress may be at increased risk for type 2 diabetes as adults, new research suggests. For the study, researchers examined data from more than 1.5 million 18-year-old men who were conscr

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    6. Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

      By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite widespread laws banning smoking in public places, new research indicates nearly half of American teens who've never used tobacco are exposed to harmful secondhand smoke -- many in their homes and family cars. Exa

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    7. Millions of Teens Exposed to E-Cigarette Ads: CDC

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarette use is soaring among U.S. teenagers, largely because of advertising aimed at their age group, federal health officials said Tuesday. Seven out of 10 middle school and high school students say they've seen e-c

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    8. Could No-Helmet Practices Prevent Concussions?

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new strategy to prevent concussions on the football field that seems counterintuitive may actually work, a new study suggests. Instead of shielding the head with increasing layers of padding, researchers think they can

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    9. U.S. Births Up, Teen and Preterm Deliveries Down

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. women having babies rose last year for the first time since 2007, while births by teens fell to a record low. Also lower in 2014 were the number of unmarried women giving birth, the number of cesare

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    10. Are Parents Too Involved in Teens' Health Care?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Too much parental involvement means that many American teens aren't learning how to manage their own health care, new survey results suggest. "The majority of parents are managing teens' health care visits, and their tee

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