April 17, 2014: Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study
With mothers holding newborns differently, cord clamping could be delayed, researchers say

April 16, 2014: Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials
If one day approved to treat people with infection, it might reduce their symptoms, researchers say

April 14, 2014: Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

April 14, 2014: Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time
Study didn't look at type of programming or possible effect on kids

April 14, 2014: Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds
But experts stress findings don't mean fatherhood at an early age dooms men to clinical depression

April 11, 2014: Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power
But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

April 10, 2014: Measles Cases Linked to U.S. Adoptions of Chinese Children: CDC
The highly infectious illness is still endemic in China, so adopted kids should get their shots, experts say

April 03, 2014: Spotting Cause of Newborn Brain Injury Could Aid Prevention, Report Says
Some cases of neonatal encephalopathy may be preventable

April 02, 2014: More Evidence That Probiotics Won't Ease Baby's Colic
Parents gave Lactobacillus reuteri to colicky infants in study

March 28, 2014: Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks
Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

March 27, 2014: Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health
Study found kids in special program had lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, weighed less in their 30s

March 25, 2014: Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More
Short sleepers might be at greater risk for obesity, study suggests

March 21, 2014: Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections
Study looked for alternate sources of sepsis, a bloodstream infection sometimes linked to hospital care

March 20, 2014: More Drug-Resistant Infections Seen in U.S. Children
Although still uncommon, certain bacteria may need stronger treatment than oral meds, study says

March 20, 2014: Doctors' Groups Warn Against Underwater Births
Approach might help with early labor but can pose danger to newborns, ob/gyns and pediatricians say

March 18, 2014: Health Tip: Childproof Your Home
To keep little ones safe

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

March 17, 2014: TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study
Practices that foster weight gain are common among U.S. parents, researchers say

March 14, 2014: Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds
It's probably time to turn to newer treatments, study suggests

March 13, 2014: Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests
The more premature the delivery, the higher the odds for respiratory trouble, researchers found

March 12, 2014: Returning Military Dads Often Struggle to Reconnect With Kids
The toddler they come home to can be much different from the baby they left behind

March 11, 2014: Women Born Small May Be at Risk of Infertility, Study Suggests
But more research needed to show whether being very small as baby girl makes a difference, authors say

March 10, 2014: September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study
Experts say rise in allergy triggers, summer medication 'breaks' and back-to-school virus exposure may all contribute

March 10, 2014: Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants
Study finds steady increase in survival rates, organ function, but there's still room for improvement

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: State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC
When vaccination rates rose in Connecticut, serious complications dropped, report finds

March 06, 2014: Despite Media Companies' Claims, Your Baby Can't Learn to Read: Study
Necessary skills don't develop until age 5 or 6 years, researchers say

March 03, 2014: Baby 'Sleep Machines' Could Damage Hearing, Study Suggests
Keep volume low and place device well away from crib, expert says

February 25, 2014: On-time Use of Routine Vaccine Keeps Kids Out of Hospital
Illnesses rose when measles-mumps-rubella shot was given out of order, Danish study found

February 25, 2014: FDA Explores '3-Person' Embryo Fertilization
Meant to prevent genetic diseases in children, the procedure raises ethical issues

February 24, 2014: Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids in California
Only a small number of cases identified, experts say, with no clear common cause

February 19, 2014: Gene Variations Leave Infants at Risk of Leukemia, Study Suggests
Finding might one day point the way to a cure, researchers say

February 19, 2014: Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?
Children might benefit most from new way to detect tumors, but experts say more research is needed

February 17, 2014: Clues to Obesity Found in Infants
Twin studies looked at differences in genetics, appetite and feeling full after eating

February 14, 2014: Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy
Large study found 14 percent receive these powerful drugs, with effects on babies unclear

February 12, 2014: Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids
The brain attacks are rare in children, experts note, and study found vaccines may offer some protection

February 11, 2014: Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids
These babies could be at increased risk of diabetes later in life, study suggests

February 11, 2014: States May Be Getting Stricter on Child Vaccine Exemptions
Study finds bills to expand parental opt-outs are failing, while others to limit them have passed

February 06, 2014: Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism
Researchers found 6-month-olds who shifted their gaze away were more likely to develop disorder

February 05, 2014: Preemie Breathing Problems Might Linger in Adulthood
Small study suggests people born prematurely might have trouble with altitude changes

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

February 04, 2014: Infants at Highest Risk for Childhood Burns
Hot beverages, hair irons most often the cause, British study found

February 03, 2014: Babies Born to Moms Over 35 May Have Lower Risk for Certain Birth Defects
Study finding is specific to physical anomalies that are unrelated to chromosomes, researchers say

January 30, 2014: Gradual Exposure to Peanuts May Help Some Allergic Kids
Experimental therapy increased tolerance, but much more testing needed, doctors say

January 28, 2014: Kids Who Undergo Heart Transplant Living Longer: Study
Many are surviving 15 years and beyond, researchers find

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 27, 2014: Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries: Study
Nearly a third of these shootings are accidental, study finds

January 24, 2014: First Trimester Appears Crucial for Baby's Heart Health
Study finds slow fetal development linked to later cardiovascular problems

January 16, 2014: Postpartum Depression Often Linked to Long-Term Woes, Review Suggests
Doctors urged to consider psychological history of mothers-to-be