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One in Four Children in US Raised By a Single Parent

Credit: Getty Images MIAMI (AP) - One in four children in the United States is being raised by a single parent - a percentage that has ...The percentage of kids being raised by a single parent is significantly higher in the U.S. than in other countries.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Rare in Teens, but When it Hits, it Hits Hard, Study Shows

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Only a small fraction of teens end up with chronic fatigue syndrome. Credit: Getty Images W...
The condition affects parents of teens, too.

Gay Teen Suicide Rate Lower in Supportive Communities, Study Finds

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Gay teens have it easier in some areas than in others. Credit: Justin Sullivan,...
Researchers find it's easier to be a gay teenager when you're surrounded by nice people.

Teenage Driving Study Reveals Why Teens Cause Accidents

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Surprise, surprise! Why more teens get into accidents. Credit: Getty Images Pop qui...
Inexperience and immaturity causes more teen car crashes than alcohol or reckless driving.

Treatments for Autism: What Works, What Doesn't

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There's new guidance in the world of autism treatment: While medications can be a mixed bag, behavioral interventions can help -- a lot.

Ostracized Overweight Kids Eat More, Exercise Less

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Credit: Getty Images When overweight kids are teased or ost...
Researchers suggests friends are a healthy alternative to food.

A 10-Minute Cardiac Test Could Save Children's Lives

Researchers suggest parents add an electrocardiogram to their children's medical checkups as a precaution. Credit: Getty Images Heart...
Potentially fatal heart conditions often go undetected.

Food Allergies More Likely in First-Born Children, Study Finds

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First-borns are more likely to be allergic to certain foods, a new study says. Credit: Getty Image...
Your big sister may pick on you, but at least she's allergic to peanuts.

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