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Aug 12, 2019

New York Probation Offices Screen Youth for Suicide Risk

New York Probation Offices Screen Youth for Suicide Risk

Probation offices across New York have started screening young offenders for risk of suicide as a way to connect them with mental health services.

Aug 24, 2018

Friday Night Lights Start to Dim on High School Football

Friday Night Lights Start to Dim on High School Football

Fewer high school students are joining football teams, even though more students are playing high school sports on the whole, NBC News reported. Participation in football has declined 7 percent since the...

Jul 31, 2017

CTE Reports, Concussions Deter Parents From Youth Football

CTE Reports, Concussions Deter Parents From Youth Football

Lori Anderson grew up with a big, traditional, football-loving family in Austin, Texas, and moved her own family to midwest Michigan. There, she did what was once unthinkable: She did not let her 13-year-old son...

Mar 28, 2014

Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol: Study

Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol: Study

A news study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested during routine physical exams, The Associated Press reported.

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