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adolescents

One-and-done HPV vaccine?

A single dose may provide benefits similar to the standard two- or three-dose regimen.

Study links bullying, mental health

Kids who endure bullying are more likely to suffer mental health problems—and they may in turn become more likely to bully.

‘It is more than a skin blemish’

A new study shows acne leads to a spike in depression, but vigilant parents can recognize signs and take steps to protect their children.

Avoid texting after dark, especially if you’re a teen

Disruptive effects of 'blue light' on sleep are intensified in the dark.

Why the new, curvy Barbie could boost self-esteem  

The doll now comes in a variety of shapes and skin tones—and that could help teach “acceptance of the skin you’re in,” a pediatrician says.

Kidney stones in teens is ‘worrisome’

More people—particularly younger folks—are getting kidney stones than ever before.

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