Tag: adolescents

1. This quantitative study of high school seniors between 1976-2000 found that nearly 1 in 3 high school seniors who misused prescription opioids as high school seniors later used heroin by age 35. 2. The study also found that increased opioid prescriptions in the 1990s and 2000s may have led...
1. This quantitative study of hospital discharge summaries from Quebec, Canada found that cannabis-related hospitalizations were increased in boys aged 10-14 after legalization. 2. Cannabis legalization did not lead to an increase in hospitalization rates for either gender in those aged 15-19 after legalization. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) In recent years,...
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1. When compared with overweight and non-severe obesity among adolescents, severe obesity was associated with higher rates of eating when bored, decreased participation in sports and activities, and higher levels of stress. 2. Median hs-CRP, as well as prevalence of asthma, depression, and obstructive sleep apnea were elevated among adolescents...