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If teens are smoking, they might be making other poor decisions. Credit: Getty Images Teenagers are known to be impulsive, but a new ...Teenagers are known to be impulsive, but a new study suggests that if they smoke cigarettes, they might become even more reckless and less adept at making decisions.
Credit: Getty Images Apparently, fewer teens and young adults are having sex, according to a federal study which offers numbers, but ...Apparently, fewer teens and young adults are having sex, according to a federal study which offers numbers but doesn't examine the reasons.
Study finds that marijuana use will dramatically increase the chance of psychotic disorders later in life. Credit: Jeff Chiu, AP A new ...A new study has found that the use of marijuana at a young age will dramatically increase the chance of psychotic disorders later in life.
Study shows that high school athletes who experience head trauma show signs of "post-concussion syndrome." Credit: Wade Payne, AP ...Repeated concussions suffered by college and professional athletes have been a growing concern in recent years because of their potential long-term impact on the brain. Now a study finds that the damage may begin much earlier -- in high school.
Q. What Are the Signs My Child May Have ADHD? Dr. Jim Sears, Pediatrician, host of "The Doctors," answers: A lot of younger kids tend to ...Dr. Sears, host of "The Doctors," offers suggestions on how to get your kids to pay attention in school before slapping the ADHD label on them.