Too Many Hours on the Job May Put Teens at Risk
SUNDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- High school students who work
more than 20 hours a week at part-time jobs during the school year
may be more likely to have academic and behavior problems,
according to a new study.
Heart Scans May Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds
MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack patients who are
exposed to low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging and other
procedures may have an increased risk of cancer, a new study
Allergies Linked to Lower Brain Cancer Rate in Study
MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- If you suffer from allergies,
take heart: Researchers say you may be less likely to develop a
tough-to-treat brain cancer, possibly because your immune system is
on high alert.
Brushes With the Law Raise Suicide Risk, Study Shows
MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- People who have dealings with
the criminal justice system are at increased risk for suicide, even
if they have never been found guilty or spent time in prison, a new
Help for Autism Dwindles After High School
MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 40 percent of young
adults with autism get no medical, mental health or case management
services to help them make the transition into adulthood, new
research has found.
Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says
MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Two-thirds of American
children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder struggle
with other mental health and developmental conditions, such as
learning disabilities and anxiety, a new study suggests.
Prenatal Exposure to Pesticides May Harm Kids' Development
MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose mothers had
higher levels of exposure to a substance found in a commonly used
pesticide were more likely to get lower scores on a mental
developmental test at 3 years of age than children whose mothers
were exposed to lower levels or not at all, new research says.