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Balaal Hollings, Teen Shot In The Head 2 Months Ago, Graduates With His Class: 'Anything Is Possible' [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:13

Balaal Hollings' friends didn't think he'd make it to graduation after sustaining an injury to his temporal lobe. But he did.

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Obesity May Increase the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis in Girls

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:47

Obesity may significantly increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis in children and adolescent girls, a new study has revealed.

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Parent, Sibling Military Deployment Raises Drug Abuse Risk in Teens

By | Sun, 01/20/2013 - 16:04

Youngsters whose parents or siblings have been deployed are more likely than their peers to use alcohol and drugs, says a new study.

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Teenage Stress Can Alter Genes and Lead to Severe Mental Illness in Adulthood

By | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:52

Teenage stress is serious, according to a new study that found a link between adolescent stress and genetic changes that can lead to severe adult mental illness.

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Kindness May Determine Popularity for Pre-Teens

By | Fri, 12/28/2012 - 13:20

Its not the cool kids in school that get the popular vote, it's the nice kids, according to a new study.

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Victimization More Than Doubles Suicidal Ideation in Children

By | Tue, 10/23/2012 - 12:46

Children who have been bullied by peers in the past year are 2.5 times more likely to have suicidal thoughts than those who have not.

68% Underage Drinking Deaths Not Traffic-Related; Advocates Still Urge Ways To Improve Prom Safety

Binge Drinking Destroys the Brain Within Months and Turns Social Drinkers Into Alcoholics

By | Tue, 10/16/2012 - 17:04

Fraternity brothers and sorority sisters pay close attention: researchers warn that just a few months of binge drinking can damage the brain and turn social drinkers into alcoholics.

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Giant 4-Pound Hairball Pulled From Teen Girl's Stomach

By | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 15:09

Doctors have removed a massive four-pound hairball from the stomach of a 19-year-old girl.