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APR 21, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Are Teens Getting Enough Sleep?

By Tara Haelle Not getting enough sleep can have serious effects on physical and mental health. This is particularly true for teens, whose bodies and minds are still developing. Not getting enough sleep can interfere with teens' emotional well-being and how frequently they choose to take risks. Yet a recent study found that teens are not getting enough sleep, especially ...

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APR 11, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Knowing Alcohol Brand References In Songs Linked With Teen Alcohol Consumption

"Before I leave, brush my teeth with a bottle of ______." "But every song's like gold teeth, ______ ______, trippin' in the bathroom." "Stacks on deck, ______ on ice, And we can pop bottles all night, baby, you could have whatever you like." Can you fill in the blanks with the correct alcohol brands? A new study shows that teens ...

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APR 10, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Varian wins partial victory in radiation device patent case

Medical device company Varian Medical Systems Inc won a partial victory in a patent fight with the University of Pittsburgh on Thursday, when an appeals court disagreed with a lower court's multimillion-dollar damages award. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the earlier finding that the infringement was willful on one portion of the patent, also called ...

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APR 09, 2014 - Health Canal

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National Survey Links Teen Binge Drinking and Alcohol Brand References in Pop Music

Lebanon, NH - Binge drinking by teenagers and young adults is strongly associated with liking, owning, and correctly identifying music that references alcohol by brand name according to a study by the University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

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APR 04, 2014 - Health Canal

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Women Seeking Emergency Contraception More Likely to Use IUDs if Offered Counseling and ‘Same-Day Service,’ Pitt Study Finds

PITTSBURGH – Health care clinics should routinely offer same-day placement of intrauterine devices (IUDs) to women seeking emergency contraception, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Tags: Women Seeking Emergency Contraception More Likely to Use IUDs if Offered Counseling and ‘Same-Day Service,’ Pitt Study Finds,  University Of Pittsburgh Latest News