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Teen boys’ eating disorders may focus on muscle gain, not weight loss

(Reuters Health) — Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what’s typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn. What many parents and pediatricians consider classic symptoms of adolescent eating disorders, like calorie… Read More »

Strong tobacco retail licensing requirements reduce risk of teen e-cigarette use

According to a study published Monday in the medical journal Pediatrics, teens who live in areas with strong regulations could be at lower risk of tobacco use. “We compared rates of tobacco product use among youth who lived in areas that had strong tobacco vendor licensing requirements … with rates in areas with weak retail… Read More »