1. Exploring the Intricate Relationship Between Cannabis, Mental Health, and Binge Drinking in Adolescents

    It's a prime time to delve into the complex interactions between cannabis use, mental health, and binge drinking among adolescents. Here are some key points from the latest study: Gender Differences: The impact of binge drinking on depressive symptoms is more pronounced in females
  2. "The study differentiates between non-users, moderate users, and addictive users of these platforms — revealing that addictive users tend to suffer from significantly worse mental health conditions, academic performance, and family relationships compared to their counterparts. The
  3. Exclusive-Wegovy fuels sharp rise in use of weight-loss drugs for US youth

    By: Robin Respaut and Chad Terhune (Reuters) - A small but rapidly growing number of U.S. adolescents began treatment with Novo Nordisk's <NOVOb.CO> weight-loss drug Wegovy last year, a powerful new tool to address record rates of pediatric obesity, according to data shared exclus
  4. California banned sales of flavored e-cigarettes in 2022 − but a study finds online stores are still selling them, even to kids

    By Jon-Patrick Allem, Rutgers University This article was originally published on Dec. 21, 2023 Californians – including minors – are still able to buy flavored electronic cigarettes online, even after the state’s much-publicized ban went into effect. That’s the key finding of my
  5. Volunteers donate over 1,000 gifts to kids spending Christmas on mental health wards

    By Zesha Saleem A kind-hearted woman is working hard to make sure everyone gets a visit from Santa this year by donating gifts to children and teenagers spending Christmas in hospital. Volunteering with Christmas for CAHMS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services), 42-year-o
  6. Helen Yeh & Naim Shehadeh in a Stirring Conversation with PharmaShots, Highlight the Results from T2NOW Study

    By PharmaShots Shots: At the EASD, AZ announced positive results from the T2NOW P-III study that evaluated the efficacy and safety of Forxiga as an add-on treatment in children and adolescents with T2D receiving metformin, insulin, or both Helen Yeh, VP, CVRM Therapy Area Biopharm
  7. The Parent of a Teen-Ager Is an Emotional-Garbage Collector

    Lisa Damour is helping families navigate adolescence at a moment of crisis. By Jessica Winter The clinical psychologist Lisa Damour published her latest best-selling book, “ The Emotional Lives of Teenagers ,” in February, a week after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention i
  8. Iowa ranks 6th among states in latest KIDS COUNT report #News #USNews #Iowa #IowaNews #Kids #WellBeing #KIDSCOUNT #Children #Adolescents