More adolescent e-cigarette users report vaping within five minutes of waking up, study finds

CNN  —  Although the prevalence of e-cigarette use among teens has declined in recent years, those who do vape are starting younger and they’re using e-cigarettes more intensely, a new…

Child, adolescent mental health a national emergency | News, Sports, Jobs

UPPER PENINSULA — Depression and anxiety rates among children and young adults have reached epidemic proportions, the American Academy of Pediatrics said in an Oc. 19, 2021 statement. Already rising…

Gene editing reverses brain genetic reprogramming caused by adolescent binge drinking — ScienceDaily

Gene editing may be a potential treatment for anxiety and alcohol use disorder in adults who were exposed to binge drinking in their adolescence, according to the results of an…

Adolescent suicides increased during the pandemic, research shows

The number of suicides among adolescents between the ages of 10 and 19 increased in five states during the pandemic, according to research looking at 14 states published in the…