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LGBT youth at higher risk for suicide attempts

LGBT Youth at Higher Risk for Suicide Attempts

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) LGBT adolescents are more likely than other kids their age to try to kill themselves, a new analysis confirms Data pooled...
Teens are smoking, vaping and eating cannabis

Teens Are Smoking, Vaping and Eating Cannabis

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Adolescents who try marijuana are not just smoking it. Many are also vaping or eating cannabis, a U.S. study suggests Almost...
Sleep-deprived teens more apt to drink, smoke and have unsafe sex

Sleep-Deprived Teens More Apt to Drink, Smoke and Have Unsafe Sex

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Teens who get too little sleep may be more likely to engage in risky behaviors like drinking, smoking, and unprotected...
A young man smokes a Suorin Drop electronic cigarette in this picture illustration

Special Report: High-Nicotine E-Cigarettes Flood Market Despite FDA Rule

By Chris Kirkham (Reuters)  The sleek Juul electronic cigarettes have become a phenomenon at U.S. high schools, vexing educators and drawing regulatory scrutiny over their sweet...
Almost one in 11 U.S. tweens and teens vape cannabis

Almost One in 11 U.S. Tweens and Teens Vape Cannabis

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Roughly one in 11 American middle and high school students have used cannabis in e-cigarettes, a study suggests In 2016, researchers surveyed...
Trans teens much more likely to attempt suicide

Trans Teens Much More Likely to Attempt Suicide

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Transgender adolescents are far more likely to attempt suicide than teens whose identity matches what it says on their birth certificates,...