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Study: School-based HPV vaccination did not increase risky sexual behaviors among adolescent girls

Study: School-based HPV vaccination did not increase risky sexual behaviors among adolescent girls

A new way to create customized mouse models for studying brain development

A new way to create customized mouse models for studying brain development

Drug treatment at a young age could help reverse autism-like behavior in tuberous sclerosis

Drug treatment at a young age could help reverse autism-like behavior in tuberous sclerosis

Studies needed on effects of cannabis use on physical health of children

Studies needed on effects of cannabis use on physical health of children

Adolescent marijuana users have used the drug in more than one form, research shows

Adolescent marijuana users have used the drug in more than one form, research shows

Web-based intervention could increase parent-adolescent communication related to sexual risk

Web-based intervention could increase parent-adolescent communication related to sexual risk

Researchers find a novel way to tease out key factor involved in heart muscle maturation

Researchers find a novel way to tease out key factor involved in heart muscle maturation

Limiting screen time in kids can improve cognition finds study

Limiting screen time in kids can improve cognition finds study

Limiting your child's screen time could improve cognition

Limiting your child's screen time could improve cognition

Mesoblast’s MPC therapy for children featured at symposium for congenital heart disease

Mesoblast’s MPC therapy for children featured at symposium for congenital heart disease

Boston College establishes Global Observatory on Pollution and Health

Boston College establishes Global Observatory on Pollution and Health

New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery

New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery

Study examining mental health among students finds significant disparities in treatment across race

Study examining mental health among students finds significant disparities in treatment across race

Back pain linked with mental health problems and risky behaviors in adolescents

Back pain linked with mental health problems and risky behaviors in adolescents

Teenagers seeking abortions without parent's consent often undergo burdensome hurdles

Teenagers seeking abortions without parent's consent often undergo burdensome hurdles

Boys with undescended testes may have increased risk for testicular cancer, infertility in adulthood

Boys with undescended testes may have increased risk for testicular cancer, infertility in adulthood

Kids stressed out over societal discrimination show increased behavioral problems

Kids stressed out over societal discrimination show increased behavioral problems

Study reveals prevalence of texting while driving among teen drivers

Study reveals prevalence of texting while driving among teen drivers

Grip strength of children predicts future cardiometabolic health

Grip strength of children predicts future cardiometabolic health

Adolescent health projects receive meager percentage of global funding, study finds

Adolescent health projects receive meager percentage of global funding, study finds