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New curriculum to improve soft skills in schools boosts children’s health and behavior

New curriculum to improve soft skills in schools boosts children’s health and behavior

Adolescents using multiple sources for prescription drugs at high risk for substance use disorders

Adolescents using multiple sources for prescription drugs at high risk for substance use disorders

"Sexting" amongst teens, numbers not decreasing despite preventive efforts

"Sexting" amongst teens, numbers not decreasing despite preventive efforts

Adolescent girls who self-injure overestimate negative feedback in social media

Adolescent girls who self-injure overestimate negative feedback in social media

Four young scientists receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

Four young scientists receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

Daily intake for phosphates in infants, children can exceed health guidance values

Daily intake for phosphates in infants, children can exceed health guidance values

Social media use and television viewing linked to rise in adolescent depressive symptoms

Social media use and television viewing linked to rise in adolescent depressive symptoms

Video games may help teens manage emotions

Video games may help teens manage emotions

New regulations on e-cigarettes may have unintended consequences

New regulations on e-cigarettes may have unintended consequences

Caffeine may cause problems for individuals with anxiety disorder

Caffeine may cause problems for individuals with anxiety disorder

Researchers pinpoint treatment target for rare liver cancer in adolescents, young adults

Researchers pinpoint treatment target for rare liver cancer in adolescents, young adults

HPV vaccine has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer rates, but Africa is lagging behind

HPV vaccine has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer rates, but Africa is lagging behind

Genetic variants may be linked with high blood pressure among blacks

Genetic variants may be linked with high blood pressure among blacks

Long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors is essential to maintain bone health

Long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors is essential to maintain bone health

Excess grey matter in the brain can predict escalating drinking behavior in teens

Excess grey matter in the brain can predict escalating drinking behavior in teens

Pesticide exposure may increase risk of depression in adolescents

Pesticide exposure may increase risk of depression in adolescents

Supervised fun, exercise both improve psychosocial health of children with obesity

Supervised fun, exercise both improve psychosocial health of children with obesity

Gene mutation discovery leads to novel treatment for patient with severe lymphatic condition

Gene mutation discovery leads to novel treatment for patient with severe lymphatic condition

Teens who can describe negative emotions are better protected against depression

Teens who can describe negative emotions are better protected against depression

Study reveals lack of evidence for pediatric drugs prescribed to treat chronic pain

Study reveals lack of evidence for pediatric drugs prescribed to treat chronic pain