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Arthritis Can Strike Children October 18, 2017

In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

Scoliosis Screenings Can Help Catch Spine Problem Early October 17, 2017

Treatments vary, depending on severity of the condition

Farsighted Kids Have Trouble Paying Attention October 17, 2017

The often-undetected eye condition could lead to school troubles

Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment October 13, 2017

But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children

FDA Panel Supports Gene Therapy for Kids With Rare Eye Disease October 13, 2017

Treatment would be only the 2nd gene therapy OK'd in the United States

Pump May Beat Shots for Type 1 Diabetes October 10, 2017

Study found young patients had better blood sugar control with insulin pump, but cost is higher

High-Fat Diets Could Pose Danger to Young MS Patients October 10, 2017

These regimens raised the risk for disease relapse, study found

Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health October 09, 2017

Many of these children can also suffer from illnesses such as autism and respiratory conditions, study says

Making Halloween a Treat for Kids With Diabetes October 07, 2017

Start by setting the same rules for everyone in the family, specialist says

Childhood 'Growth' Tests Not Always Necessary October 06, 2017

There's wide range of 'normal' growth and development for kids, pediatricians group says

Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health October 05, 2017

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

Measles Making a Comeback in the United States October 03, 2017

Though the rate remains low, study shows it doubled between 2001 and 2015

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids September 21, 2017

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force

Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later September 19, 2017

But research is too early to confirm a cause-and-effect link

Parents Say Schools Don't Help Kids With Mental Health, Chronic Disease September 18, 2017

For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key September 08, 2017

The farther kids lived from a park, the more symptoms they had over 2 weeks, study found

Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children September 06, 2017

Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

FDA Approves 1st Treatment for 'Kissing Bug' Illness in Children August 30, 2017

Benznidazole becomes the nation's only drug for Chagas disease

Many Parents Don't Tell Doctor About 'Complementary' Therapy Use in Kids August 29, 2017

Hiding info from pediatricians could be risky for young patients, report authors say

Vaccination 101: Make Sure Kids Are Up to Date August 28, 2017

Classrooms, locker rooms and dormitories are breeding grounds for bacteria and viruses, expert says

Rotavirus Vaccine Cut Kids' Hospitalization, Medical Costs August 10, 2017

Virus a common cause of diarrhea among children, study authors report

By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead August 09, 2017

Neck arteries are narrower than those of wealthier children, study says

Know the Signs of Concussion August 02, 2017

This serious health threat affects kids as well as adults

Young Cancer Survivors Struggle to Resume Social Activities August 01, 2017

Strains on finances, relationships and life plans take a toll, researchers find

Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots July 26, 2017

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy? July 24, 2017

Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits July 21, 2017

Advance preparation can help get your questions answered

Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory June 20, 2017

Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

Migraine Warning Signs May Differ in Kids, Adults June 08, 2017

Treating before a headache starts might lead to more effective pain relief, specialist says

Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia June 05, 2017

Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers May 05, 2017

Minority children miss out on early eye exams the most, researcher says

'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician May 05, 2017

Tell the doctor what info you saw online so your concerns can be addressed, study suggests

Summer Camp Prep for Kids With Allergies, Asthma April 29, 2017

Meet with staff beforehand and clarify expectations, doctor advises

Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study April 26, 2017

Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study April 25, 2017

About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented

Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School April 21, 2017

Survey suggests it's one reason why many children have poor control of their condition

What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid? April 17, 2017

Wealth of options may leave moms and dads wondering which kind and how much to give, survey finds

Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child? April 13, 2017

FDA outlines what to ask before enrollment

Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk April 03, 2017

1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy April 03, 2017

The heavier the mom, the greater the odds of the seizure disorder, study suggests

Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated April 03, 2017

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness March 23, 2017

Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said

Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes March 20, 2017

Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk March 14, 2017

Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure March 08, 2017

If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap March 07, 2017

Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk March 07, 2017

Traffic measure in Sweden reduced rates of wheezing disease by 50 percent, researchers report

Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids March 07, 2017

Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds

Obesity May Raise Girls' Risk of Asthma, Allergies March 06, 2017

But same was not true for boys, study found

Nasal 'Nerve Block' May Help Ease Kids' Migraines March 06, 2017

But one headache expert says procedure not without risks, pain relief not significantly better than meds

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