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teens

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.

Sweet tooth? It grows from the get-go

Babies and toddlers are exposed to a glut of added sugars in yogurt, snacks, bakery sweets, fruit drinks and candy.

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

So, your teen wants to be a vegetarian?

A dietitian and pediatrician offer tips to ensure your youngster is successful in this new journey.

Foundations of fitness

Children's exercise habits begin to take shape as early as age 7, researchers say—so don't let them become couch potatoes.

Teens and tech—a troublesome pair

New research bolsters the notion that youngsters are spending too much time on smartphones and not enough on social interactions, exercise and sleep.

Zero in on childhood dangers

Learn why safety at home is a state of mind.

Cure your kids of the ‘I wants’

Use these 5 tips to manage your children’s expectations and protect them from the onslaught of holiday marketing.

CDC: 1 in 5 high school students vape

E-cigarette use also increased among middle school students, from less than 1 percent in 2011 to nearly 5 percent in 2018.

Candy “yes,” high blood sugar “no”

Enjoy these 3 top tips for how to treat yourself to Halloween without the sugar hangover.

‘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.

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