Recent studies show that THC consumption affects the dopamine system.
The prevalence of neck pain has been reported to be increasing among adolescents, but how this pain might affect head posture and endurance of the neck muscles in this age group has received little attention.
How adolescents approach their chronic pain condition at their current age has an effect on how they will experience their condition in adulthood.
Studies show that marijuana use in adolescents is higher in states that have legalized medical marijuana, so it stands to reason that legalizing medical marijuana could increase adolescent marijuana use.
Many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink.
Musculoskeletal pain that affected physical function and quality of life was common in severely obese adolescents who underwent bariatric surgery.
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