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AUG 25, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Delay morning school start for teens: pediatricians

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle and high schools should delay their start times to at least 8:30 a.m. to benefit the health and welfare of students, according to a new policy statement from a large organization of U.S. “We want to engage in at least starting a discussion in the community,” Dr. Judith Owens told ...

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AUG 21, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Teens Who Skimp On Sleep May Face Later Obesity Risk

Teens who skimp on sleep could be setting themselves up for obesity just a few years later, a new study suggests. Researchers from Columbia University and the University of North Carolina found an association between getting fewer than six hours of shut-eye a night at age 16 and having a 20 percent higher risk of obesity by age 21, compared ...

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AUG 20, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Suicide Rates Higher Among Baby Boomer Men, Study Finds

Robin Williams’ suicide may not have been that surprising: Baby Boomer men are 60 percent more likely to take their own life than their fathers’ generation, according to a Rutgers University sociologist. The trend is particularly alarming because middle age is typically a time when suicide rates decline before rising again in old age. Suicide usually rises drastically during adolescence ...

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AUG 13, 2014 - MedicineNet

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Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

Title: Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by AdolescenceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/12/2014 9:36:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

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AUG 12, 2014 - WebMD

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