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A New Drug for Pediatric Cancer, Four-Legged Help, Neurocognitive Side Effects in Young Leukemia Survivors, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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Activism Can Be Empowering for Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students, Says Clemson Professor Discussing "March for Our Lives" and Gun Violence

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Gendered Stereotypes Can Penalize Women for Having Good Grades

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A first-of-its-kind study of recent college graduates’ academic performance and their transition to the workforce finds that GPA matters little for men, and a high GPA can hurt women job applicants' chances of getting a call back from an employer.

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FAU Expert Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., Available to Discuss Cyberbullying and Safe Social Media Use.

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Nationally Known Subject Matter Expert on School Shootings

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Long-Term Cannabis Consumption Increases Violent Behaviour in Young People in Psychiatric Care

A new study on cannabis use that involved 1,136 patients (from 18 to 40 years of age) with mental illnesses who had been seen five times during the year after discharge from a psychiatric hospital demonstrates that sustained used of cannabis is associated with an increase in violent behaviour in young people. Moreover, the association between persistent cannabis use and violence is stronger than that associated with alcohol or cocaine.

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UCLA Expert on Depression and Its Impact on Success at College

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People with vulnerability towards depression and anxiety frequently experience the onset of such disorders around age 18.

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Studies Inconsistent on When Concussed Students Should Return to Learn, Policies and Protocols May Be Needed

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Reintegration into school has been a noticeably neglected area of focus in concussion research, particularly in comparison to research on return-to-play. When and how a student should be fully integrated into the classroom are just two questions UAB and Children’s of Alabama researchers are looking to answer.

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10 Health Tips for Female College Students

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For young women heading off to college, it can be a time filled with the excitement of living away from home. This new sense of independence should also include taking charge of one’s own health.







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