July 17, 2014: Sexy Facebook Photos Not a Hit With Many Young Women
Those who post provocative images considered less attractive, competent by their peers, study finds

July 10, 2014: Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse
But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

July 09, 2014: Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC
Nearly three-quarters of 12- to 15-year-olds spend 2 or more hours a day watching TV or on computer

July 03, 2014: ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds
But problems are rare, findings should not cause alarm, experts say

June 13, 2014: Dads Who Do Housework May Spur Daughters to Aim High: Study
Promoting gender equality at home may foster ambition in girls, researchers say

June 12, 2014: Cool Teens, Uncool Future?
Status-seeking behaviors of adolescence don't translate well to adult world, study suggests

June 09, 2014: Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says
But experts disagree on findings' significance

June 05, 2014: Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study
Stress, unhealthy coping strategies may be to blame, experts say

June 02, 2014: 1 of 8 U.S. Kids Mistreated Before Age 18, Study Finds
Risk highest early in life, with 2 percent of children having a confirmed report by 1st birthday, researchers say

June 02, 2014: Boston Marathon Bombings Left Psychological Scars on Kids
11 percent of parents surveyed months later described PTSD symptoms in children, study found

May 23, 2014: Cyberbullying Knows No Socio-economic Bounds
Study finds poor kids are getting harassed online, too

May 02, 2014: Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose
Children focused on other tasks 'blinded' to what's going on around them, study says

April 30, 2014: Violent Older Siblings Set Bad Example
Younger siblings may copy criminal behavior, especially when two are close in age, study finds

April 30, 2014: By 9 Months, Baby's Visual Learning Kicks In: Study
At this age, infants can view pictures, then recognize the objects in real life

April 29, 2014: Altruism May Help Shield Teens From Depression: Study
Researchers monitored area of the brain tied to rewards, pleasure

April 29, 2014: Working With Horses May Ease Stress in Kids
After 12-week riding program, students had lower levels of stress hormone in small study

April 29, 2014: Calling Young Girls 'Fat' May Increase Their Teen-Obesity Risk
Stigma alone could spur overeating, study authors say

April 28, 2014: U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys
School shootings, bullying make the headlines, but they're the exception, expert says

April 25, 2014: Kids' Happiness Doesn't Depend on 2 Natural Parents, Says Study
Relationship quality key, not whether you live with stepparent, single parent or 2 natural parents

April 25, 2014: FDA Advisers: Ban Use of Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
The controversial tools are used on emotionally disabled kids at a Mass. facility

April 24, 2014: FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
Agency meets Thursday to discuss outlawing tools used on emotionally disabled kids

April 24, 2014: 1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

April 21, 2014: Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

April 10, 2014: Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study
Researchers looked at unapproved 'atypical' use of these meds in one state

March 25, 2014: Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds
Unruly kids more likely to be spanked, but doing so leads to more misbehavior, researcher says

March 24, 2014: Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study
Kids 'start to see world in a more aggressive way,' researcher says

March 19, 2014: Rigid Parenting Style Linked to Obese Kids
Demanding, inflexible approach might foster negative response, study suggests

March 17, 2014: TV, Computer Time Tied to Heavier, Less Happy Kids: Study
Parents can help reduce screen time, experts say

March 14, 2014: When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?
Study suggests grieving can affect school performance; mental health therapy an effective option

March 10, 2014: More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk
But findings don't confirm a cause-and-effect link

March 10, 2014: Kids Who Repeat a Grade Can Become Discipline Problems, Study Says
Schools that had more repeaters had more suspensions, other signs of trouble in student body

March 10, 2014: When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter
Study found many caregivers focused on devices instead of children

March 07, 2014: Younger Siblings of Kids With Autism May Show Early Signs of Problems
Study found developmental or behavioral red flags in babies as young as 1 year

March 06, 2014: Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health
Eating dinner, having fun together can help kids learn to form good relationships

March 06, 2014: Kids Lacking At-Home Enrichment Gain Most From Head Start: Study
Researcher says the preschool program is 'vital' for certain children

March 05, 2014: Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study
However, girls tend to do better with upward mobility, researchers say

February 28, 2014: Could Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen?
Persistent nightmares, frequent night terrors linked to greater risk for psychotic episodes, study suggests

February 26, 2014: Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says
Doctor offers tips for helping children develop healthy eating habits, self-image

February 24, 2014: Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say
HIV screening also recommended under revised American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines

February 23, 2014: Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health
Study of British preteens might have found increased risk of psychiatric symptoms

February 21, 2014: Family Conflicts Can Impair Child's Brain Development: Study
Early exposure to parental tension is a risk factor for later mental woes, researchers say

February 17, 2014: STD Education Must Start Long Before Kids Engage in Sex
Parenting, friends and academics all influence likelihood of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, study says

February 17, 2014: Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids
Study of students in grades 5 through 10 found mental, physical fallout even if harassment stopped

February 17, 2014: Mother's Voice on Special Pacifier Helps Preemies Learn to Eat
When properly sucking, baby is rewarded with a song from Mom, researchers say

February 07, 2014: Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study
Research review finds no significant difference academically

February 05, 2014: Shy Kids Might Not Have Difficulty With Language
Study suggests these toddlers understand what they hear as well as more outgoing peers

January 27, 2014: Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope
Writing lyrics, making videos helped them get through grueling treatment, connect with others, study found

January 14, 2014: Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?
Study suggests there may be some logic in their choices after all

January 14, 2014: Alternative Therapies Widely Used for Autism
Study finds many parents use them alongside conventional treatments to try to manage symptoms

December 30, 2013: Landmark ADHD Study Backed Drugs Over Therapy at a Cost: Report
Children denied counseling may have lost out, experts say