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Social media use by adolescents associated with greater risk of internalizing problems

Social media use by adolescents associated with greater risk of internalizing problems

Young adults with childhood history of incarceration more likely to have depression, PTSD

Young adults with childhood history of incarceration more likely to have depression, PTSD

Excess social media use harms teen health

Excess social media use harms teen health

Standardization of PARCA-R tool to assess cognitive, language development in two year olds

Standardization of PARCA-R tool to assess cognitive, language development in two year olds

Existing FDA-approved drug could potentially help contain Ebola infection

Existing FDA-approved drug could potentially help contain Ebola infection

A lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression in teens

A lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression in teens

New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD

New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD

Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

Research opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

Research opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Study offers new clues to autism's underlying biology

Study offers new clues to autism's underlying biology

Tetrodotoxin found in pufferfish can provide potent pain relief when given properly

Tetrodotoxin found in pufferfish can provide potent pain relief when given properly

Doing more harm than good: Scientists uncover harmful effects of dietary supplements

Doing more harm than good: Scientists uncover harmful effects of dietary supplements

Dietary supplements associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children, young adults

Dietary supplements associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children, young adults

Children with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens

Children with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens

Cyberbullying associated with poor sleep and depression in teens

Cyberbullying associated with poor sleep and depression in teens

Study: Child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened in the U.S.

Study: Child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened in the U.S.

New intervention improves healthy behavior among South African adolescents, study finds

New intervention improves healthy behavior among South African adolescents, study finds

EEG of infants whose mothers has high stress levels show distinct pattern of brain activity

EEG of infants whose mothers has high stress levels show distinct pattern of brain activity