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Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade 

Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade Between 2007 and 2016, the number of girls between 10 and 19 taking their own lives climbed by nearly 13 percent a year  Suicides increased among teen and young boys, too, but only by about seven percent  Girls… Read More »

FDA approves osteoporosis shot that rebuilds bones at the same rate a teenager’s skeleton grows 

FDA approves osteoporosis shot that rebuilds bones at the same rate a teenager’s skeleton grows About half of all American women will develop osteoporosis after age 50  Fractures from the bone-wasting disease raise death risks by up to 25 percent The FDA approved Evenity, a bone re-growing injection that can cut fracture risks by up… Read More »