More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 — The number of American kids suffering from asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the increase, with poor children being hit the hardest, researchers report.
Children living in extreme poverty…
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Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 — A combination of face-to-face taunting and cyberbullying may greatly increase the risk that victims will become bullies themselves, a new study suggests.
“Students who are victimized are more likely to exhibit aggressive…
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Autism Diagnosed at Younger Ages

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 — Children are being diagnosed with autism at younger ages since the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) made changes to their diagnosis guidelines in 2007, a new study says.
The AAP guidelines now advise doctors to screen…
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If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 — If you find yourself reaching into a bag of chips and you know you’re not hungry, maybe you’re just bored instead, new research suggests.
British researchers conducted two experiments to see how boredom affects people’s…
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Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 — Many underage Americans down jello shots, and these young drinkers are more likely to binge drink, drink heavily and get into alcohol-fueled fights, researchers say.
The Boston University researchers surveyed more than…
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Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair Loss

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 — Black women who like to wear their hair pulled back tightly may be increasing their risk of hair loss, new research suggests.
A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore reviewed 19 studies and…
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