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youth

COVID-19: Young folks, we’re in it together

That's the message from health leaders and the older generation as we seek to flatten the curve and save lives.

COVID-19: Help kids navigate the terrain

At home, open communication and rock-solid routines can wrangle disruptions and uncertainty.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

E-scooter injuries on the rise

As the tool's popularity has exploded, droves of young people—largely men, ages 18 to 34—are experiencing head injuries and bone fractures.

Invest in middle age, reap in old age

If you want to gain quality years, adopt a low-risk lifestyle that embraces exercise and good nutrition—and shuns smoking and alcohol.

Social? Go for quality—not quantity

A new study suggests older adults gain much well-being from their small number of social connections.

The growing melanoma risk

The incidence of deadly melanoma on the head and neck has risen steadily in young adults and children.

The prudent pyre

It wouldn't be a graduation party without a bonfire—but safety should remain a top priority amid all the festivities.

Patient Story

A graduation to remember

When a rare condition forced Komonte Hassel to miss his high school graduation, a children's hospital teamed with his school to deliver a personalized ceremony.

Power of the pedal

Research suggests moderate, regular fitness activity—cycling outdoors, especially—could help keep your mind and body young, lowering the risk of early death.

Tree rings for humans?

Researchers suspect certain oxidative markers in a person's urine reveal the body's biological age.

Layer up for winter play

Sports medicine expert also recommends keeping a change of clothes on hand to replace the cold and wet ones.

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