Pre-Teen and Teen Health

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Pre-Teen and Teen Health

Severely obese teens who undergo bariatric surgery to lose weight end up lowering their heart disease risk down the road, new research indicates.

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Pre-Teen and Teen Health

In a world full of digitally charged teens, it would be unlikely to expect parents to cut their children off from smartphone use completely.

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Pre-Teen and Teen Health

A girl who gets her first menstrual period early in life -- possibly as young as 7 -- has a greater risk for developing depression and antisocial behaviors that last at least into her 20s, a new study suggests.

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Pre-Teen and Teen Health

Teens are more likely to behave badly -- lie, steal, vandalize, use drugs -- if they live in areas with heavy air pollution, a study of children living in greater Los Angeles suggests.

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Pre-Teen and Teen Health

Encouraging new mothers to stick with breast-feeding may halve the already small risk that infants will develop eczema when they hit their teens, new research suggests.

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Pre-Teen and Teen Health

Teens fixated on their smartphones experience changes to their brain chemistry that mirror those prompted by addiction, a new study suggests.

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