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More young people, especially girls, are attempting suicide by poisoning, study says

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the Central Ohio Poison Center recorded the number of phone calls made to US poison centers between 2000 and 2018 for self-poisoning of children and young adults ages 10 to 24 that were believed to be suicide attempts. Over the 19-year study period, there were 1.6… Read More »

Young Adults Flocking to Energy Drinks

TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More young Americans than ever are turning to caffeinated energy drinks, and the trend is cause for concern, researchers say. In a new study, investigators found a significant increase in energy drink consumption among teens, and young and middle-aged adults over the past decade. Compared to people who… Read More »

Medical News Today: Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression

Researchers have recently examined the link between mental health conditions and obesity in over 12,000 children and teenagers. The results show that obesity raises the risk of anxiety and depression, which is something that physicians and healthcare professionals should be “vigilant about.” Obesity raised anxiety and depression risk by 33% among young boys. According to… Read More »