| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:36 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Seventh grade girls who have trouble reading are more likely to get pregnant in high school than average or above-average readers, according to a new study from Philadelphia.
Researchers found that pattern stuck even after...
| Aug 26, 2012
You can see why a state might require minors to have a parent's OK before they receive medical care. But Maryland law has made life especially difficult for homeless teenagers who have no adults watching out for them.
It's the sort of problem that drives...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Coverage of the DOH Teen Health Campaign "I Care About Me"on May 21, 2012. Plus your Celebrity Hook-Up and the hottest new videos.
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:28 PM
A new study confirms something pediatricians and parents already suspected: One key to having happy, healthy and less depressed children is to have earlier bedtimes.
The study was conducted by researchers at Columbia University and appears in the journal...
| Jul 25, 2012
Fewer Maryland children are living in high-poverty neighborhoods than a decade ago, but the lingering economic slump has left more parents without a steady paycheck, theAnnie E. Casey Foundationreported Wednesday.
The Baltimore-based charity ranks...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Watch Direct Access Friday, June 1st, at Midnight on DC50 for coverage, with exclusive interviews, from the "I Care About Me" event, which took place Monday, May 21st.
DC Department of Health Launches Teen Health Campaign “I Care About Me”...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Bad news for the U.S. Apparently our country has a very high death rate for young people, much of it a result of excessive partying and firearms.
A new study of adolescent health around the globe found the United States had the highest mortality rate...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 11:10 PM
The Calipatria UnifiedSchool District and Migrant Education Program hosted our 10th annual Family & Children’s Health Fair on March 21 at Grace Smith School in Niland. It was a great success. We had over 200 parents and children participate and 45...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 1:15 PM
La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles conducted its annual meeting and breakfast at Burbank's Castaway banquet center on March 10. Chairwoman Sue Ann Gordon and her committee decorated the room with Audrey Hepburn's movie, “...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:11 PM
17 year old Anela Praycic is like a lot of teenagers these days that diet, lose weight and then gain it right back.
"I've done it,” Anela said. “I've lost five to ten pounds at the least and at the most like fifteen and I thought it wasn't...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:30 AM
In the late hours of Labor Day, 2006, on Interstate 64 near Sand Springs, Okla., Thomas Kirby Jr. lost control of his vehicle, crossed the median and slammed head-on into another vehicle carrying four. The impact triggered a fiery and fatal explosion,...