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Study says ad displays in stores boost teen vaping rates

Study says ad displays in stores boost teen vaping rates Study says ad displays in stores boost teen vaping rates Canadian provinces that allow retail displays promoting e-cigarettes had nearly three times the teen vaping rate, a new study found. Until May 2018, e-cigarettes weren’t widely available in Canada and …

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    Stomach issues, history of substance abuse found in teen vaping study

    Stomach issues, history of substance abuse found in teen vaping study

    Stomach issues, history of substance abuse found in teen vaping study Stomach issues, history of substance abuse found in teen vaping study Devika Rao, M.D. Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center A study of teens diagnosed with the vaping-linked respiratory disease EVALI revealed that most also had gastrointestinal symptoms and a …

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      ‘Loss of pleasure’ in teen sleep study

      'Loss of pleasure' in teen sleep study

      ‘Loss of pleasure’ in teen sleep study ‘Loss of pleasure’ in teen sleep study Flinders University child sleep expert Dr. Michelle Short fits monitors to a participant in a previous sleep study. Credit: Flinders University Sleep patterns around the world have been disrupted as screen time increases and sleep routines …

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        How anti-gay attitudes hurt teen fitness

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        fstop123/iStock, Getty Images Sofia Flynn is exceptional in many ways. The 17-year-old from Chevy Chase, Maryland, already works as an emergency medical technician and does data analysis in a research lab. She has her sights set on medical school and a career in psychiatry. And she works out regularly, in …

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          When parents should worry about teen girls’ selfies

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          Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study of teenage girls’ selfie-taking behaviors found that taking and sharing selfies on social media is not linked to poor body image or appearance concerns. However, when adolescent girls spend too much time agonizing over which photo of themselves to post, or rely heavily on …

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            Teen transgender access to pubertal suppression lowers suicidality

            Teen transgender access to pubertal suppression lowers suicidality 4

            (HealthDay)—Access to pubertal suppression during adolescence is associated with lower odds of lifetime suicidal ideation among transgender young adults, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in Pediatrics. Jack L. Turban, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues surveyed 20,619 transgender adults (aged 18 to 36 years) …

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              Why teen depression rates are rising faster for girls than boys

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              One-fifth of U.S. teen girls reported experiencing major depression in 2017. Credit: Tgraphic/Shutterstock.com We’re in the middle of a teen mental health crisis—and girls are at its epicenter. Since 2010, depression, self-harm and suicide rates have increased among teen boys. But rates of major depression among teen girls in the …

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                Researchers find parents can curb teen drinking and driving

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                Credit: Dan Renzetti Binge drinking by teenagers in their senior year of high school is a strong predictor of dangerous behaviors later in life, including driving while impaired (DWI) and riding with an impaired driver (RWI), according to a new Yale-led study. But researchers also found that what teens believe …

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