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Subsymptom Threshold Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery

Aerobic exercise prescribed during first week after sport-related concussion speeds recovery in teens
From 2017 to 2018

CDC: Student Tobacco Use Increased From 2017 to 2018

E-cigarette use up 77.8 percent among high school students, 48.5 percent among middle schoolers
Among men

Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension

Being moderately or highly fit as teen linked to lower risk for later receipt of disability pension in men
Walgreens' high rate of violations for selling tobacco products to minors has led U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

Walgreens Worst Violator in Tobacco Sales to Minors, FDA Says

Agency has requested meeting with Walgreen Co. to discuss possible companywide violations
The 2019 recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedules have been issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online Feb. 5 in Pediatrics.

AAP Releases 2019 Childhood Immunization Schedules

Influenza row modified to reflect current recommendations for live attenuated flu vaccine
Few adolescents meet sleep

Few Teens Meet Sleep, Exercise, Screen-Time Guidelines

Odds of meeting all three recommendations vary by age, race/ethnicity, BMI, marijuana use
Electronic cigarette use is associated with an increased risk for cigarette initiation and use in adolescents

E-Cigarette Use Linked to Cigarette Initiation in Adolescents

Prior e-cigarette use tied to increased risk for cigarette initiation and use, especially for low-risk teens
Educational videos in pediatric clinics can increase rates of human papillomavirus vaccination among adolescents

HPV Educational Video May Increase Vaccination Rates

Adolescents whose parents watched the video were three times more likely to be vaccinated
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements do not appear to improve asthma control in teens and young adults who are overweight or obese

No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens

Overweight/obese teens, young adults taking supplements do not have improved asthma control
Adolescents with higher levels of conduct disorder symptoms and greater rates of depressive symptoms have increased odds of reporting participation in the choking game

Likelihood of Engaging in Choking Game Higher in Troubled Teens

History of depression, conduct disorders in teens associated with participating in choking game