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Patients with anorexia nervosa face similar health complications as their counterparts with low BMI

Patients with anorexia nervosa face similar health complications as their counterparts with low BMI

Study: Normal body weight can hide eating disorder in teens and young adults

Study: Normal body weight can hide eating disorder in teens and young adults

Washington State law on behavioral care balances parental rights, teens’ autonomy

Washington State law on behavioral care balances parental rights, teens’ autonomy

Further evidence bedtime social media use is harming teenagers

Further evidence bedtime social media use is harming teenagers

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Peer pressure at school influencing teen vape use

Peer pressure at school influencing teen vape use

Smartphone dependency and depression in young adults

Smartphone dependency and depression in young adults

Scientists review benefits and challenges of using film in public health research

Scientists review benefits and challenges of using film in public health research

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