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2010-03-02 08:07:25

Teens who spend more time watching television or using computers appear to have poorer relationships with their parents and peers.

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2010-02-02 07:20:00

Increasing rates of obese and overweight children in the United States may be contributing to a later onset of puberty in boys, say researchers at the University of Michigan Health System.

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2010-01-07 15:48:16

Frequent testing and treatment of infection does not reduce the prevalence of chlamydia in urban teenage girls.

2009-10-18 23:01:00

Boosters especially effective in side impact crashes PHILADELPHIA, Oct.

2009-09-28 01:12:00

Study Shows Teens More Likely to Stay Safe if Parents Set Clear Rules and Limit Teens' Access to Keys Two new studies, conducted by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm and published today in Pediatrics, find a link between teen driver crashes, and the way families communicate and approach rules about safety.

2009-07-14 07:15:00

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As the discussion regarding health care reform moves through Congress and is debated in the public forum, a new policy statement from the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM) urges all parties to include adolescent and young adult health issues in the dialogue.Says Dr.

2009-06-02 14:37:44

Exposure to audible television has implications for language acquisition and brain development in children, U.S. researchers said. Lead researcher Dimitri A. Christakis of the University of Washington School of Medicine looked at 329 infants age 2 months to age 4.

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2009-04-10 06:40:00

The risk of becoming overweight is much higher in women who bear children in their teens than those who do not, according to new research.

2009-03-17 07:15:00

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's adolescents have the dubious distinction of being the most "wired" generation to date.

2009-03-10 07:25:00

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- New research being released at the annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM) reveals significant results about how adolescents navigate their world and where their priorities lie.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.