Newsbytes - 2006


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items added this week.

Abuse - Self-mutilation rampant at 2 Ivy League schools
Are Gays Abusing Children?
Violence Can Change Teens' Physiology Cardiovascular
Adolescnece - Middle-School Methamphetamine Prevention Called Effective
Helmets and Head Injuries
Why are Girls Reaching Puberty at such a Young Age?
In gender wars, advocates for boys battle back
Abstinence - Abstinence Talk Not Enough, Pediatricians Say — Teens Need Access To Birth Control
ADHD - Reducing the Side Effects of ADHD Medications
Reducing the Side Effects of ADHD Medications
Agent Orange - 30 years after war, Vietnam suffers toxic legacy
AIDS/HIV
Allergies
Alternative Medicine
Alzheimer's
Arthritis - Arthritis Nutrition Facts: Eating Well, Now and Later
Arthritis Diet Claims: Fact or Fiction?
Asthma
Autism
Birth Control - Wal-Mart Must Stock Contraception in Mass
Body Piercing
Breast Implants
Cancer - Certain Treatment Raises Pregnancy Risk
Fighting childhood cancer
Cancer Drug May Boost Memory
Fighting Back Against Melanoma
Cervix Cancer Treatment May Cause Fertility Problems
Lung cancer can strike almost without warning
Fiber Not Protective for Colon Cancer
A Shopping Cart of Cancer Fighters
Child Abuse - OR: Child Abuse Rises in Wake of Addiction Program Cuts
Children - The Story on Stress
Preventing Hospital Visits in Kids and Teens With Asthma
Understanding Childhood Depression
Kids - Bipolar Disorder
Stick Out Your Tongue and Say Aah!
Neumonia
Children get depressed too.
Kids - My Body Scavenger Hunt
Cerebral Palsy
Why Exercise Is Cool
Kids Talk About: Halloween Candy
Why Children Misbehave
Campaign to Get Kids Moving Makes a Difference
Kids Understanding Osteoporosis
How Do Pain Relievers Work?
Infants Treated With Amoxicillin May Be Prone to Tooth Discoloration
Medicating Children At School Needs Attention Of Parents, Teachers And School Administrators
Fighting childhood cancer
Helmets and Head Injuries
Proposed Bar Smoking Ban Holds Up Colo. Legislation
What's Overweight?
A New Culprit in Diaper Rash
Keeping Kids Safe in Car Wrecks
Vaccines Needed for Kids and When
Dogs and Dog Bites
Kids - How the Body Works
Being Overweight Hurts Kids' Arteries
Cholesterol
Circumcision
Colon Cancer
Condoms - Reason to Wear a Condom
Is Safe Sex Really Safe?
National Comdon Week Feb 14-20
Crohn's
Dating - One man finds that he and his date’s child don’t hit it off. Should he retreat?
How the World Shaves Years Off Your Life
Your first post-divorce date
Dating and mating rituals...decoded
Why women should date around
Daughters
Death - Break Your Date With Death: 7 Ways to avoid your end
Depression - Understanding Childhood Depression
Children get depressed too.
Unmasking Depression: Is Your Child Depressed?
How Can I Tell if My Child is Depressed?
Medication Side Effects Can Sabatoge Your Sex Life
Hostility, Depression May Boost Heart Disease Protein Level
Quiz: Rate Your Depression
Study Shows 900,000 Teens Planned Suicides While Depressed
Paxil and Your Unborn Baby
Diabetes - Diabetes and Your Sex Life
Dieting - Quick Quiz: How Healthy Is Your Diet?
Radical Reduction: The benefits of stomach stapling for teenagers
Are Your Weight Loss Goals Realistic?
Dementia - Midlife Test May Predict Dementia Risk
Disability
Diversity
Divorce - Your first post-divorce date
DNA
Domestic Violence - Women Don't Abuse Men in California - It's the Law
Violence Can Change Teens' Physiology Cardiovascular
Drinking - Ghostly Event Teaches Impact of Drunk Driving
Screening for Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Questionnaire Is Best
China Mulls Ban on Alcohol, Tobacco Sales to Youths
Collaborative Launches Online Search for Workplace Alcohol Screening
Liquor Company Objects to Racing Sponsorship
For Women, a Drink at Bedtime Can Deepen Sleep
Movie 'Beerfest' Celebrates Binge Drinking
Attend a Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking Near You
Texas Cops Find Drunks in Bars
N.C. County Establishes Teen Drinking Hotline
The Endorsement: Not Drinking
More Communities Target Parents Who Allow Underage Drinking
Booze in a Can
Young Alcoholics Less Likely to Seek Treatment
Alcohol: Myths + Truths
Trends in American Drinking
Is Alcohol a Truth Serum?
NCAA Schools Urged to End Beer Ads on Broadcasts
One in 400 Students Lose Aid Because of Drugs
N.J. Parents Advocate for Nickel Tax Increase to Fund Treatment
Budweiser Formula Evolved to Encourage Greater Consumption
FASD May Cause Sleep Disruptions, Study Says
'Thoughtful' Beer Ads from Miller?
Tell the FTC to Get Tough on Alcohol Marketing
Murder Doesn't Deter Young Women from Partying
N.J. Parents Advocate for Nickel Tax Increase to Fund Treatment
Drugs - Needle Exchange Clients Lead Risky Sex Lives
Murder Charged in Heroin-Fentanyl Overdose After Police Chief's Son Dies
Illegal drug use up for boomers
Drug Expiration Dates: Take Them Seriously
ONDCP Posts Anti-Drug Ads to YouTube
Bad Combinations: Drug interactions you and your doctors need to worry about.
Middle-School Methamphetamine Prevention Called Effective
College, Drugs, & Your Freshman
Inhalents and a Typical High School Boy
Mass. Launches New Recovery High School
Long-term pot smokers find memories hazy
Meth still top drug problem in U.S., study finds
Dangerous Misuse of Cough Medicines
Drug-Free School Zones Called Unfair, Ineffective
Web Surveys May Be Reliable in Estimating Secondary Effects of Substance Use in College Population
Supreme Court Rules Against Search in Drug Case
Deaths Prove Potent Lure for Drugs
Senate Holds Hearing on Meth and Youth
Iowa Officials Slam Drug Czar Over Budget Cuts
Long-Term Marijuana Use May Fog Memory
Eating Disorders
Ecology
Elder Abuse
Elder Care
Energy Drinks - Docs worry about kids buzzed on energy drinks
7-Eleven stores pull Cocaine energy drink
Energy Drinks High in Calories
Energy Drink Poster
'Cocaine' in a Can
Malt Based Energy Drinks
Booze in a Can
Soft Drinks
Environment - Going Green
Why and How Oil Prices Soared
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) - Penis pump mistaken for bomb at TSA airport screening
High Blood Pressure: When Is It Erectile Dysfunction?
Euthanasia
Eyes
Fathers - Allowance Basics
Preventing Hospital Visits in Kids and Teens With Asthma
The Talk, Guys Version
Ten Ways to Become a More Effective Dad
The Strongest Dad in the World
Jeff Foxworthy Sums Up what being a Father is All About
Raising Healthy, Happy Kids: How Do You Do It?
Fitness - 13 Healthy Habits to Make You Stronger
Chocolate Milk: The New Sports Drink?
Olympic Tips for Weekend Warriors
Skip the whole milk. Pass on soda. Drink beer?
Companies Offer Workers Deals to Get Fit
No More Sit Ups!
Fraternities
Hazing Hazing Disregards Gender Lines
Health - How the World Shaves Years Off Your Life
Why Men Don't Go to the Doctor - Video
Quick Quiz: How Healthy Is Your Diet?
Helmets and Head Injuries
Dealing With Psoriasis
Medical News for the Public to Use?
Do food expiration dates really matter?
Vaccines Needed for Kids and When
Is Your Bathroom a Health Hazard?
Rate Your Hearing
Answers to 10 Key Health-Care Issues Facing America
Heart - Free Hugs
The CPR Cough
Irregular Heartbeats
Botox Helps Stroke Patients
Hostility, Depression May Boost Heart Disease Protein Level
Guidelines for Heart Treatment Benefit Patients
Health Tip: Coughing Can Help During Heart Attack
Most Americans Don't Link Tummy Fat With Heart Disease
Aggressive Treatment No Better for Acute Coronary Syndrom
Pain Relievers and High Blood Pressure
High Blood Pressure: When Is It Erectile Dysfunction?
High Blood Pressure and Your Sex Life
Aspirin protects men's hearts and women's brains
A Strong Heart Can Take You Far -- Learn and Live
Help
Hepatitis C
Humor - Need glasses? YouTube humor
Lighten Up
Hypertension
Impotency - Take this Fertility Quiz
Fear Factor Sways Men With Prostate Cancer
Surgery Lite: When You're TTC
Male Infertility and Testicular Cancer
Manliness
Marriage (Un-Single) - Cost of Love
When it pays to stay single
Sweetheart Scams
The New Monogamy: Cheating by the Rules?
Are you better off single?
When Marriage Is a Pain: Happiness and Healing
The single folks’ Hall of Fame
Invest in Your Marriage
DC Offers Cash for Straight Couples to Marry
Becoming Unsingle - the Pros and Cons
Husband Myths -- Busted!
The Secret to a Successful Marriage
The Top 10 Lies Happy Husbands Tell
Materialism -
Medicare
Memorium - Louise Smith
Men at Risk
Mental Health - Brain Wired to Reward Learning
Solutions to America's Common Mental Disorders?
Online Games Provide Social Network
Iraq Vets Face Mental Challenges
Aspirin protects men's hearts and women's brains
Miscellaneous - Bobby Knight "Please Slap My Child" Charity Auction
Are deer putting you at risk?
Free Hugs
Bipartisan Bond Over Addiction Recovery
Who Really Controls America?
Driving While on a Cell Phone Worse Than Driving While Drunk
Sending a child into today's college environment?
Are your vices killing your finances?
Women Set to Outlive Men Worldwide
Tribal President Cecelia Fire Thunder Speaks
Someone is Cecking these NYC Urnals Out
15 Things You Probably Never Knew or Thought About
Why Men Should Wear Skirts
Multicultural - Report Hate-Crimes
Nutrition - Dutch Diet Contains Too Little Folic Acid
Arthritis Nutrition Facts: Eating Well, Now and Later
Obesity - Kids - Why Exercise Is Cool
Radical Reduction: The benefits of stomach stapling for teenagers
What's Overweight?
Moms' Views on Family Meal Influence Kids' Weight
Osteoarthritis - Fruit May Fight Osteoarthritis
Parenting - The Talk, Guys Version
More Communities Target Parents Who Allow Underage Drinking
Raising a Fit Preschooler
As Your Child Grows
Teens - I Want it Now! or why becoming a parent should never be rushed
Passing the joystick to a new generation
Raising Healthy, Happy Kids: How Do You Do It?
Parkinson's
Poetry
Prison
Prostate Health - Preventing Prostate Cancer
Birch Bark for Prostate Cancer?
Fear Factor Sways Men With Prostate Cancer
PSMA Predicts Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Can Milk Help Fight Prostate Cancer?
Frequent Ejaculation Won't Prevent Prostate Enlargement
Money Matters: Beating Prostate Cancer
Prostitution
PTSD
A Real Man
Relationships - Her cheatin' heart
Relationships are good for your health
It Sends Bad Breath Packing!
Free Hugs
How the World Shaves Years Off Your Life
The single folks’ Hall of Fame
Pssst. Want to Know a Secret?
Do Opposites Really Attract?
The Allure of the Bad Girl
Why he’s not the marrying type
Online Dating Safety
What it’s like dating a babe
10 dating statistics you ought to know
Reproduction - Over-The-Counter Plan B is on its Way
It's Hip to be Pregnant
Certain Treatment Raises Pregnancy Risk
Genes From Mom & Dad Tied to Preeclampsia
Teens - I Really Want to Have a Baby!
Male Infertility and Testicular Cancer
Is his clock ticking?
The Preemie Population
Seniors - Anemia May Raise Elderly Death Ris
Stepping In: What to Do When Loved Ones Ignore Health Problems
Senior Health - Make Your Stairs Safer
Some Doctors Warn of Hype in Hip Surgery Ads
Better With Age? Men's Sex Lives Better at 50 Than 30
Seniors - Regular Exercise Fights Pain in Elderly
Sexism
Sex Roles
Sexual Harassment - Getting Physical: The Rules of Workplace Touching
Sexuality - How Much Do You Really Know About STD Symptoms?
Needle Exchange Clients Lead Risky Sex Lives
What to do When Sex Hurts
It Sends Bad Breath Packing!
Animal swingers play the mating game
Which Sex Enjoys Lovemaking More?
Medication Side Effects Can Sabatoge Your Sex Life
Do penis rings really work?
Straight Woman, Straight Answer
Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Own Sex Toys
Is Safe Sex Really Safe?
High Blood Pressure and Your Sex Life
Oral Sex at the Synagogue
Mooning deemed 'disgusting' but legal in Md.
Sexuality-Gay/Bi/Trans - Gay animals out of the closet?
N.J. High Court Rules for Same-Sex Couples
Bisexuality on the Rise Among Young Women
Are Gays Abusing Children?
Sleep - Lying Awake at Night? Test Your Sleep IQ
Smoking - China Mulls Ban on Alcohol, Tobacco Sales to Youths
Smokeless Tobacco Poses Challenge for Stop-Smoking Advocates
Increase in Nicotine Receptors Makes Quitting Harder
Nicotine Withdrawal Starts Within Minutes of Smoking
Proposed Bar Smoking Ban Holds Up Colo. Legislation
Reynolds Set to Test-Market 'Camel Snus
U.S. Death Rate Falls; Smoking Trends May Share Credit
Visual Cues Outweigh Craving in Smokers, Study Says
Smoking in Calif. Hits Record Low
More Female Nonsmokers Dying of Lung Cancer
Should Smokers Start Using Patch Before Quitting?
Teens Exposed to Tobacco More Likely to Have Metabolic Syndrome
Spirituality
Sports - Bobby Knight "Please Slap My Child" Charity Auction
Athletes Need to Speak Out on Steroids, Lawmaker Says
Check out
WomenInRacing.org
Women's Movement on the track that is.
STDs - How Much Do You Really Know About STD Symptoms?
HPV Vaccine for Your Daughter
Step Fathers
Stress - The Story on Stress
For Women, a Drink at Bedtime Can Deepen Sleep
Suicide - Study Shows 900,000 Teens Planned Suicides While Depressed
Teacher's Pet - Debra Lafave is Engaged
Teens - Links Between Media Exposure, Body Satisfaction, and Use of Sports Supplements or Steroids Among Teens
Typical Teen Behavior
Raising Teens
Test-Taking Tips for Teens
Teens - Homework Overload
Coping With Cliques
Teens & Drinking - China Mulls Ban on Alcohol, Tobacco Sales to Youths
N.C. County Establishes Teen Drinking Hotline
'Cocaine' in a Can
More Communities Target Parents Who Allow Underage Drinking
Booze in a Can
Young Alcoholics Less Likely to Seek Treatment
Parents are Clueless about Teen Parties and Drinking, Drug Use
Alcohol Wholesalers Say Kids Get Alcohol from Internet
CT Moves to Punish Parents Who Host Teen Drinking Parties
Nation's Largest Treatment Center Planned for Indy
Is She Drinking?
Stop Underage Drinking: A Town Hall Meeting Near You
Calif. Hearing Targets 'Alcopop' Marketing
Teens & Drugs - ONDCP Posts Anti-Drug Ads to YouTube
Student Play Addresses Youth Substance Use
Mexico to Decriminalize Some Drug Possession
Teen Health - Radical Reduction: The benefits of stomach stapling for teenagers
Acne Patients Taking Antibiotics Get More Infections
Helmets and Head Injuries
Vitamin D And Teens
Young Minority Women Don't Get Enough Folic Acid
Don't Ignore Migraines in Teenagers
Violence Can Change Teens' Physiology Cardiovascular
Why Do I Get Acne?
What's Behind Teen Beverage Choices
Teen Pregnancy - Over-The-Counter Plan B is on its Way
I Really Want to Have a Baby!
I Want it Now! or why becoming a parent should never be rushed
How to tell your parents you’re pregnant or you made someone pregnant
Teen Sexuality - The Talk, Guys Version
Teens Look to Parents for Sex Info
I Really Want to Have a Baby!
I Want it Now! or why becoming a parent should never be rushed
Media is Number One Source for Teen's Sex Education
Some Abstinence Programs Mislead Teens
Teen Smoking - China Mulls Ban on Alcohol, Tobacco Sales to Youths
Nicotine Withdrawal Starts Within Minutes of Smoking
Teens Exposed to Tobacco More Likely to Have Metabolic Syndrome
Teen Suicide - Body Beautiful
Study Shows 900,000 Teens Planned Suicides While Depressed
Teens Working
Teeth - Flossing
Consuming Sugared Drinks Leads To Cavities
Testicular Cancer - Ignoring Testicular Lumps Can Cause Unnecessary Deaths
Male Infertility and Testicular Cancer
Transition
Twenty-Something
Vets - 30 years after war, Vietnam suffers toxic legacy
Iraq Vets Face Mental Challenges
Violence - Report Hate-Crimes
Violence Against Women Act
War - A Call for a U.S. Department of Peace
Weight Loss
Women Racers - Women's Movement on the track that is.
Milka Duno Scores Highest Daytona 24 Finish in Rolex History
Danica looking to Race at the 24 Hours of Dayton
Women's Issues
Women's Violence - Miffed Wife Reportedly Snips Hubby's Penis
Wife jailed after cutting Colts CB with knife
Women and Men - Which Sex Enjoys Lovemaking More?
Work - 10 Worst Things to Do in a Meeting
Is Your Spouse Ruining Your Career?
Attention Workaholics: Early Retirement, Early Grave?
Yoga

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