THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 -- While much attention has been paid to the dangers of e-cigarette use among teens, new research shows that more than half of all tobacco smoked by young people comes from hookahs.
The researchers warned that smoking cessation strategies should include these water pipes, which are gaining popularity in this age group.
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- Teach teens to cook, and they will eat better as adults.
That's the conclusion of a new study conducted at schools in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. Participants reported on their cooking skills in 2002-2003 when they were aged 18 to 23, and they then detailed their meal-preparation habits in 2015-2016 when they were aged 30 to 35.
Bariatric surgery in severely obese teenagers could lower their risk of heart attack and stroke by about 40 to 50 percent -- and could maintain that lower risk for at least five years, a new study shows.
FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Bariatric surgery in severely obese teenagers could lower their risk of heart attack and stroke by about 40 to 50 percent -- and could maintain that lower risk for at least five years, a new study shows.
Researchers found the benefits of the stomach-reduction surgery could overcome major concerns that go with it, such as the risks of the operation itself, the expense, emotional toll, adhering to a new lifestyle and unknown long-term ramifications.
THURSDAY, March 29, 2018 -- Parents annoyed by the loud music that their teens listen to might have good reason to worry.
About 20 percent of American kids aged 12 to 19 have some degree of hearing loss, a national survey found. And, according to the World Health Organization, 50 percent of people up to age 35 are at risk as well.