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One-shot vaccine passes key preclinical test in newborn monkey models

One-shot vaccine passes key preclinical test in newborn monkey models

GIANT study uncovers new, rare DNA changes that affect human height

GIANT study uncovers new, rare DNA changes that affect human height

Study finds link between obesity-related disease and epigenetic modifications

Study finds link between obesity-related disease and epigenetic modifications

Johns Hopkins researchers identify barriers to young men's sexual and reproductive health

Johns Hopkins researchers identify barriers to young men's sexual and reproductive health

Girls from low-income families in the U.S. unprepared for puberty, research finds

Girls from low-income families in the U.S. unprepared for puberty, research finds

Adding higher frequencies to standard protocol improves detection of hearing loss in adolescents

Adding higher frequencies to standard protocol improves detection of hearing loss in adolescents

Rising national wealth and education expenditures linked to declining rates of global adolescent fertility

Rising national wealth and education expenditures linked to declining rates of global adolescent fertility

Making parents healthier before conception could be key to preventing obesity in future generations

Making parents healthier before conception could be key to preventing obesity in future generations

Special issue of American Journal of Public Health explores impacts of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

Special issue of American Journal of Public Health explores impacts of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

Bloomberg Philanthropies to donate $300 million to create Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Bloomberg Philanthropies to donate $300 million to create Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Negative Facebook experiences may lead to increased levels of depressive symptoms

Negative Facebook experiences may lead to increased levels of depressive symptoms

Regular family meals create positive outcomes in children

Regular family meals create positive outcomes in children

RAND launches new tools for improving community-based efforts to prevent teen pregnancy

RAND launches new tools for improving community-based efforts to prevent teen pregnancy

Exposure to illegal substances during adolescence influences patterns of abuse in adulthood

Exposure to illegal substances during adolescence influences patterns of abuse in adulthood

Overweight adolescents can increase physical activity by using their built environment

Overweight adolescents can increase physical activity by using their built environment

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages may lead to e-cigarette use among students

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages may lead to e-cigarette use among students

Lancet study finds unsafe sex as fastest-growing risk factor for ill health in young people

Lancet study finds unsafe sex as fastest-growing risk factor for ill health in young people

Understanding differences in mental health symptoms in LGBQ community

Understanding differences in mental health symptoms in LGBQ community

Integrative approach critical in addressing teen health issues

Integrative approach critical in addressing teen health issues

Young men’s attitude toward  risky sex, pregnancy can predict fatherhood patterns

Young men’s attitude toward risky sex, pregnancy can predict fatherhood patterns