Health & Safety: Teens


No Link Found Between ADHD Drugs and Heart Problems

WebMD reports kids who take drugs for ADHD are not at a greater risk for heart attacks or strokes. Credit: Getty Images If you're bombi...Researchers found no connection between heart attacks, strokes and ADHD medications.

CT Scans Not Always Best Response to Head Injuries

It might be a good idea to observe children for awhile before getting them a CT scan. Credit: Getty Images One of the first things you ...Your kid ought to have his head examined? Maybe. Maybe not.

Teenage Girls Continue to 'Fake 'n' Bake' Despite Health Warnings

Teens continue to tan despite health risks. Credit: MTC
Ask Snooki from "Jersey Shore." She knows.
There's nothing like that pre-can...
Teens still use indoor tanning beds despite all the warnings.

Kids May Be Overdosing on Prescription Meds, Report Says

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Know what, and how much your kids are taking. Credit: Getty Images Your child...
Researchers suggests pain meds for kids may be too heavy.

Safe Kids USA Helps Soothe Parental Fears

Safe Kids USA is sponsoring a webcast to educate parents about sports injury prevention. Credit: Corbis Is it safe to sleep with your b...Organization helps prevent childhood injuries.

Majority of Kids Surveyed Report Seeing Their Parents Drive Recklessly

Watch a video on how to help your teen become a better driver.
Your kids really do watch what you do all the time. Credit: Getty Images ...
Drive carefully. Your kids are watching you.

How to Obtain Guardianship for Adults With Autism

Credit: Corbis Once a child turns 18, he or she is legally considered an adult and, therefore, permitted to make his or her own choices...Many parents of teens with autism are learning they are not automatically considered their child's legal guardian.

Safe Kids USA and Johnson & Johnson to Air Webcast on Sports Injuries

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Johnson & Johnson are sponsoring a webcast May 2 at 12 p.m., to educate parents of...
Panel will discuss preventable sports injuries in children.


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