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Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on VaccinesFebruary 08, 2016

Moms and dads who were well-informed on Disneyland cases were more confident about shots in survey

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-UpsFebruary 08, 2016

After summer or long break, symptoms spike when kids return to the classroom

Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: StudyFebruary 08, 2016

Intelligence, memory and attention can be affected by treatments, researchers say

Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in OutbreaksFebruary 05, 2016

Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?February 04, 2016

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain TumorsFebruary 01, 2016

Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Seems OK for Preschoolers: StudyJanuary 25, 2016

Finds treatment works and is well-tolerated in 2- to 5-year-olds

Preventable Ills Cause Nearly 8 Million Childhood Deaths GloballyJanuary 25, 2016

Diarrhea, respiratory infections are top killers, research shows

Parental Debt May Affect Kids' BehaviorJanuary 21, 2016

The key seems to be the reasons why they borrow, study suggests

More Evidence That Severe Poverty Harms Kids' HealthJanuary 18, 2016

Children living way below poverty line more likely to be obese, exposed to lead

Fewer Childhood Cancer Survivors Dying From 'Late' EffectsJanuary 13, 2016

Improved treatments are avoiding many of the toxic reactions to older therapies, study finds

Study Finds Poverty a Stronger Harbinger of Childhood Obesity Than RaceJanuary 12, 2016

Low-income students may consume more fast food, have less access to activity, researchers suggest

Try Home Remedies for Child's Cough or ColdJanuary 05, 2016

Over-the-counter treatments are riskier and costlier, says American Academy of Pediatrics

Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease RiskJanuary 05, 2016

Study finds many survivors have no symptoms, but still have heart problems

Child Asthma Rates Leveling Off, Except Among Poor and Older Kids: StudyDecember 28, 2015

Environmental triggers may increase the risk for children in low-income areas, experts say

Marijuana Chemical May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures in Kids, Young AdultsDecember 24, 2015

Trial showed a benefit, but more study is needed, experts said

Slight Signs of Lingering Brain Damage Seen in Young Athletes After ConcussionDecember 23, 2015

But study did not prove concussion caused minor differences detected in scans, thinking tests

Sickle Cell Drug Doesn't Relieve Pain Crises: StudyDecember 08, 2015

International research finds prasugrel isn't effective at easing suffering

Marijuana Chemical Shows Promise for Hard-to-Treat Epilepsy in KidsDecember 07, 2015

Preliminary studies link cannabidiol to seizure reduction, but drug interactions remain a concern

Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 DiabetesDecember 01, 2015

Study found most benefits waned over time, but one expert believes more research is needed

Assessing Health Issues of Child RefugeesNovember 27, 2015

Medical profiles of newly arrived children are important for treatment, researcher says

Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: StudyNovember 27, 2015

Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting HarmNovember 20, 2015

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

Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer Physically, Mentally Decades LaterNovember 19, 2015

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

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in KidsNovember 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 DiseaseNovember 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 KidsNovember 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 TuberculosisNovember 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 LifeNovember 11, 2015

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

Bystander CPR Helps Some Kids Survive Cardiac ArrestNovember 10, 2015

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

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

Study included almost 55,000 children and teens

What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a RashNovember 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 KidsNovember 05, 2015

Study suggests that widening the geographic pool could increase available organs

Scarlet Fever Resurfacing in Some Parts of the WorldNovember 05, 2015

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

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

Researcher hopes to see routine RSV immunization within a decade

New Guidelines Focus on Pulmonary Hypertension in KidsNovember 03, 2015

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

Helping Your Diabetic Child Have a Safe HalloweenOctober 30, 2015

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

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

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

Doctors Key to Stopping Child HungerOctober 23, 2015

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

When Anxiety Silences a ChildOctober 23, 2015

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

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

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

'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe EasierOctober 21, 2015

Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings

Disaster Plans Must Consider Children, Pediatrics Group SaysOctober 19, 2015

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

Enterovirus D68 No Deadlier for Kids Than the Common Cold: StudyOctober 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 NormalOctober 14, 2015

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

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

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

Study Links Early Infections to Celiac RiskOctober 02, 2015

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

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory TroublesOctober 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 LifetimeSeptember 28, 2015

Learning how to manage stress effectively might help, experts say

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health CareSeptember 28, 2015

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

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