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April 16, 2014

Mumps Outbreak May Mean Long Absences for Unvaccinated Ohio Students

To protect public health, unvaccinated students may have to miss school for 25 days or longer if cases of the illness start to cluster in schools.

April 15, 2014

E-Cigarette Marketing Increasingly Targets Young People, Lawmakers Say

Marketing tactics include targeted social media, fruit-flavored products, and sponsorship of youth events, the report says.

April 10, 2014

Most Schools Are Meeting Drinking-Water Mandate, Finds Study

Most schools are meeting a USDA mandate that requires increased access to drinking water at schools, though water consumption is still low, according to a new study.

April 04, 2014

'How to Put on a Sock' Video Illustrates Concerns About Mississippi Sex Ed

Mississippi's state law requires sex education in schools, but it forbids demonstrating the use of condoms and contraceptives.

April 01, 2014

U.S. Must Improve Outcomes for Minority Youth as Demographics Shift, Report Says

In "Race for Results," the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation created a new index that uses 12 educational, health, and economic factors to rank how children from major racial and ethnic groups fare in every state.

March 31, 2014

Greater Muscular Strength Tied to Lower Cardiometabolic Risk in Youths

Teenagers with greater muscular strength have a lower overall risk of developing cardiometabolic problems such as diabetes and heart disease.

March 26, 2014

Youth Gang Involvement Is a Public Health Issue Into Adulthood, Study Concludes

Data show that gang involvement in adolescence affects a broad range of social, health, and behavioral factors into adulthood.

March 18, 2014

Website and Review Identify Sex-Ed. Programs with Proven Track Records

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website based in part on a forthcoming research review identifies sex-education programs that have been proven to curtail sexual activity, decrease teen-age pregnancy rates, foster the use of contraceptives and/or reduce rates of sexually transmitted infections.

March 14, 2014

Another Study Fuels Movement to Push Back High School Start Times

Research from the University of Minnesota suggests adolescents may perform better and experience fewer problems when school starts at 8:30 a.m. or later so students can get more sleep.

March 10, 2014

Study Links Childhood Obesity to Bedroom Televisions

A new study finds that having a bedroom television leads to excessive weight gain in adolescents.

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