Spinal Fractures High Among Teenagers
Pediatric spinal injuries with three percent mortality rate are reported in high rate among children and adolescents due to improper seatbelt usage.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
E-Cigarettes Linked to Wheeze, Shortness of Breath
Breathing issues were self-reported by adolescents and young adults. Medscape Medical News
1 day ago - Medscape
Proper seatbelt use can help reduce pediatric spinal fractures
Two thirds of all pediatric spinal fractures, especially in the adolescent population, occur in motor vehicle accidents where seatbelts are not utilized, reports a study in...
1 day ago - News Medical
What does approval of the Pfizer vaccine for teens and preteens mean for my child?
Extending the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to preteens and young adolescents adds nearly 17 million more Americans to the pool of those eligible to be immunized...
1 day ago - News Medical
E-cigarette use associated with risk for wheezing, shortness of breath in young users
E-cigarette use was associated with increased risk for wheezing and shortness of breath in adolescents and young adults, according to new data presented at the American...
2 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Ultraprocessed Food Adversely Impacts Metabolome in Kids
Analysis of molecular changes to the metabolome upon consumption of ultraprocessed foods shows concerning changes in midchildhood and adolescence known to be associated with...
2 days ago - Medscape
Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the PLAN-A intervention, a peer led physical activity program for adolescent girls: results of a cluster randomised controlled trial
Physical activity is associated with improved health. Girls are less active than boys. Pilot work showed that a peer-led physical activity intervention called PLAN-A was a...
2 days ago - International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity - 2 articles
Obesity during adolescence linked to increased risk of stroke as an adult, study finds
Higher body mass index - an indicator of obesity - in late adolescence is associated with a significantly higher risk of first ischemic stroke in men and women under age 50...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Adolescents and older adults lack attention in social situations
New research has found that adolescents and older adults pay less attention to social cues in real-world interactions than young adults.
3 days ago - ScienceDaily
Stop Using Teenagers As The Reason Not To Raise The Minimum Wage
I got my first fast food job when I was 15. My hours were limited by child labor laws and it didn't last long because we moved to a new state two months after I started work...
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Australia's last two oil refineries to stay open after rescue package...
Ampol and Viva Energy reach a deal with the federal government to continue operating refineries in Brisbane and Geelong for at least another six years.
Drug designed as ‘heat-seeking missile' to target COVID-19
Researchers from Queensland and the US have developed a promising new drug which they say can directly target COVID-19 virus particles and destroy them.
Tribunal upholds Qld cop's dismissal for drunk driving, public urination
Former senior constable Isaac Cavanagh was sacked after crashing a police vehicle while drunk and off duty, and for urinating off a balcony at an office party.
Giants dealt severe blow with injured Greene to miss four weeks
Greater Western Sydney's stand-in captain Toby Greene will be sidelined for the next month after suffering a shoulder injury against Richmond.
The silver fox effect: our obsession with men who age well
Ben Affleck's rumoured reunion with Jennifer Lopez has reignited interest in men who seem to improve their appearance with age, or a new love.
Gallery: World of Photos - May 16, 2020
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.
'My exhausting smear test battle'
Transgender men, such as Laurie, are not automatically contacted for potentially life-saving smear tests.
If You Had No Idea That Perimenopause Would Be This Bonkers, You Are Not Alone
The signs had been there for several months. I would wake up dripping sweat even though there's a bedside fan on full blast. One minute I'd be rage cleaning, and the next I was...
America's unmasking offers Australia a lesson: stop downplaying the vaccines
While Australia has excelled at keeping the virus at bay, it seems to be falling behind the rest of the world in its understanding of what the vaccines can do.
Crown rejects Blackstone offer, still considering The Star proposal
Crown Resorts has formally rejected an improved takeover offer from US private equity outfit Blackstone saying it materially undervalues the company.