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Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm November 20, 2015

Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer Physically, Mentally Decades Later November 19, 2015

Long-term effects of powerful treatments merit further study, experts say

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

More Than 8 Percent of Kids With Cancer May Be Genetically Prone to the Disease November 18, 2015

Genetic screening might be useful for all childhood cancer patients, researchers say

More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids November 17, 2015

But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

Doctors Save Life of U.S. Child With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis November 16, 2015

Case highlights growing threat of strain of the lung disease that doesn't respond to multiple antibiotics

Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life November 11, 2015

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

Bystander CPR Helps Some Kids Survive Cardiac Arrest November 10, 2015

Unfortunately, infants don't appear to be benefitting, study finds

Insulin Pumps Give Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Better Blood Sugar Control November 10, 2015

Study included almost 55,000 children and teens

What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash November 06, 2015

Most clear up on their own or are easily treated, but some are contagious -- even dangerous

Rule Changes Might Lead to More Lung Transplants for Kids November 05, 2015

Study suggests that widening the geographic pool could increase available organs

Scarlet Fever Resurfacing in Some Parts of the World November 05, 2015

Outbreaks of the childhood disease reported in Britain and Asia, study finds

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early Trial November 04, 2015

Researcher hopes to see routine RSV immunization within a decade

New Guidelines Focus on Pulmonary Hypertension in Kids November 03, 2015

The sometimes fatal heart and lung disease requires different strategies for children and adults

Helping Your Diabetic Child Have a Safe Halloween October 30, 2015

Counting carbs and swapping treats help kids stick to treatment goals, expert says

Halloween Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies October 27, 2015

Expert offers tips for getting your ghosts and goblins safely through the holiday

When Anxiety Silences a Child October 23, 2015

Selective mutism, a relatively rare condition, flies quietly under the radar, experts say

Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger October 23, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics statement says all kids should be screened for signs of malnutrition

ADHD May Have Different Effects on Brains of Boys and Girls October 22, 2015

Study findings might explain different behaviors seen in genders, experts say

'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier October 21, 2015

Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings

Disaster Plans Must Consider Children, Pediatrics Group Says October 19, 2015

Youngsters face greater health risks from terrorist attacks, accidents and outbreaks

Enterovirus D68 No Deadlier for Kids Than the Common Cold: Study October 15, 2015

CDC still doesn't know if unusual paralysis cases are caused by this virus

Crohn's Disease Treatments for Kids May Not Get Gut Back to Normal October 14, 2015

Even after therapy, healthy bacteria, fungi populations not restored, study finds

Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer October 05, 2015

Study suggests disparities in care; rare disease typically uncovered during routine visits

Study Links Early Infections to Celiac Risk October 02, 2015

But researchers caution it's not clear if childhood illnesses cause the immune disorder

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles October 02, 2015

Study suggests brain has to use different regions than normal to get the job done

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime September 28, 2015

Learning how to manage stress effectively might help, experts say

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care September 28, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics says kids may be traumatized and require more consistent treatment

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma September 24, 2015

Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

Childhood Cancer Devastates Family Finances, Too September 23, 2015

One-quarter lost more than 40 percent of household income after diagnosis, study reveals

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: Study September 21, 2015

Though the surgery is a primary treatment for sleep disorder, breathing problems can occur afterwards

Childhood Vaccines Debate Rekindled at GOP Presidential Debate September 18, 2015

Experts say candidates' remarks about frequency of shots could stoke parents' concerns

Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors September 14, 2015

Study of almost 100 children also finds greater survival rate for girls than boys after surgery

Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades September 08, 2015

Children with snoring or other irregular nighttime breathing need evaluation, experts say

One-Third of U.S. Kids With ADHD Diagnosed Before Age 6: Report September 03, 2015

But researchers add that few valid tests exist to support diagnosis in children that young

Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer Treatment September 01, 2015

Findings may allow more targeted therapy for the toughest cases, researchers say

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated August 27, 2015

Health officials call the finding heartening, but worry about lingering opposition to inoculations

Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Eating Disorders August 17, 2015

Approach conversation honestly

Headaches Are Common in Kids, Teens August 14, 2015

Treatment often as simple as a glass of water, a good meal or some sleep, expert says

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD August 14, 2015

U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers tips on coping with attention disorder

Vaccine Combo Shows Promise Against Common, Dangerous Infection August 12, 2015

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) kills 200,000 young children worldwide each year

Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days August 08, 2015

Only 30 states have laws ensuring children access to proper care

New Gene Test Speeds Diagnosis of Stomach Bug That Strikes Kids July 24, 2015

Enterovirus D68 sickened more than 1,000 U.S. children last year, 14 deaths reported

Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds July 22, 2015

Levels of vasopressin associated with 'theory of mind' tasks in children with ASD

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail July 21, 2015

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis? July 20, 2015

Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents July 20, 2015

Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives July 18, 2015

Allergic rash can have many causes; avoiding trigger is key to prevention

Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan Left Hundreds of Children With Head Trauma July 17, 2015

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) accounted for majority of wounds, research shows

Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too July 17, 2015

Study finds that depression levels in mothers drop when fathers engage in caretaking