Adolescence

Spinal Fractures High Among Teenagers

Spinal Fractures High Among Teenagers

21 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Pediatric spinal injuries with three percent mortality rate are reported in high rate among children and adolescents due to improper seatbelt usage.
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E-Cigarettes Linked to Wheeze, Shortness of Breath

21 hours ago   |   Medscape

Breathing issues were self-reported by adolescents and young adults. Medscape Medical News
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Proper seatbelt use can help reduce pediatric spinal fractures

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Two thirds of all pediatric spinal fractures, especially in the adolescent population, occur in motor vehicle accidents where seatbelts are not utilized, reports a study in...
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What does approval of the Pfizer vaccine for teens and preteens mean for my child?

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Extending the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to preteens and young adolescents adds nearly 17 million more Americans to the pool of those eligible to be immunized...
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E-cigarette use associated with risk for wheezing, shortness of breath in young users

E-cigarette use associated with risk for wheezing, shortness of breath in young users

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

E-cigarette use was associated with increased risk for wheezing and shortness of breath in adolescents and young adults, according to new data presented at the American...
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Ultraprocessed Food Adversely Impacts Metabolome in Kids

2 days ago   |   Medscape

Analysis of molecular changes to the metabolome upon consumption of ultraprocessed foods shows concerning changes in midchildhood and adolescence known to be associated with...
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Obesity during adolescence linked to increased risk of stroke as an adult, study finds

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Higher body mass index - an indicator of obesity - in late adolescence is associated with a significantly higher risk of first ischemic stroke in men and women under age 50...
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Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the PLAN-A intervention, a peer led physical activity program for adolescent girls: results of a cluster randomised controlled trial

2 days ago   |   International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Physical activity is associated with improved health. Girls are less active than boys. Pilot work showed that a peer-led physical activity intervention called PLAN-A was a...
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Adolescents and older adults lack attention in social situations

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

New research has found that adolescents and older adults pay less attention to social cues in real-world interactions than young adults.
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Stop Using Teenagers As The Reason Not To Raise The Minimum Wage

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

I got my first fast food job when I was 15. My hours were limited by child labor laws and it didn't last long because we moved to a new state two months after I started work...
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The FDA cleared the Bigfoot Unity diabetes management system, used in conjunction with Abbott's FreeStyle Libre 2 system, for type 1 and 2 diabetes; the system translates... Read more ...