The research also showed that teens with disabilities are more likely to be obese than their typically developing peers.
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November 24, 2014
November 19, 2014
The American Public Health Association urged funding of comprehensive sex education programs, adoption of evidence-based programs to prevent harrassment of LGBT youth, and federal regulations for electronic cigarettes.
November 17, 2014
Brain areas associated with emotional processing and behavior regulation are different in young teenagers who have experienced childhood bullying.
October 30, 2014
The school had originally required the girl to stay home after her family traveled to Nigeria. The reconsideration follows a lawsuit by the student's father.
October 30, 2014
A new national study finds young adults at the end of their K-12 academic careers face just as critical a developmental window as young children starting school.
October 29, 2014
Do schools have the legal authority to require students to stay home because of feared Ebola exposure?
October 15, 2014
School districts in Ohio and Texas have closed some schools after learning that students or staff were on a commercial flight with a nurse who has tested positive for the Ebola virus.
October 01, 2014
Five students who attend four Dallas schools may have had contact with an Ebola patient while he was displaying symptoms, officials said Wednesday.
September 30, 2014
New data out of Oregon's Multnomah County show that minority babies born there face significantly higher health risks than their white peers.
September 15, 2014
Infants, other children, and teenagers are generally not receiving all the preventive care that is recommended for them, according to the federal health agency.