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Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care July 02, 2015

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study July 02, 2015

Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant

Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA July 01, 2015

These prescription meds have been available for years, but safety, quality are concerns

Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends June 25, 2015

At least one expert questions whether improvements are due to the procedure

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk June 24, 2015

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

Most Children With Migraines Don't Get Proven Treatments: Study June 17, 2015

Nearly half don't get any pain relievers at all, researcher adds

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study June 16, 2015

But, rise in funding has stagnated since 2010, researchers add

Short Boys Three Times More Likely to Get Growth Hormone: Study June 16, 2015

Finding suggests short girls being undertreated, while boys being overtreated

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids June 12, 2015

When immunization rates go down, 'herd' immunity also declines, experts note

Superior Visual Ability Found Early in Children With Autism June 11, 2015

Researchers suggest above-average perception at 9 months might be a clue to the disorder

Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood June 10, 2015

Transplant led to functioning ovary and then normal pregnancy, researchers say

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says June 03, 2015

Research found greater exposure tied to more hyperactivity and impulsivity in boys

Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors June 01, 2015

Fewer die of 'late effects' from radiation, chemotherapy, study finds

More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment May 20, 2015

But most of that increase has been among patients who have less serious illness

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study May 18, 2015

Parents may not realize that wheezing, shortness of breath could be allergy

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD May 14, 2015

Numbers remain unchanged since 2007; boys still twice as likely to have the condition as girls

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health May 11, 2015

Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends May 07, 2015

Findings highlight importance of measles vaccine for preventing damaging infection, doctors say

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids May 01, 2015

Nature of connection between the conditions isn't clear, however, experts say

Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls April 28, 2015

They're more likely to show social awkwardness rather than physical symptoms, study finds

Divorce May Increase Psychosomatic Symptoms in Teens: Study April 28, 2015

Fewest health-related problems occurred in adolescents with two parents living in same home

Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study April 22, 2015

Chemical signal linked to how well corticosteroids worked

Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study April 21, 2015

The more they were able to move during tests, the better they did

Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link April 21, 2015

Finding held true even for children at risk for the developmental disorder

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male

Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates April 14, 2015

British study finds fivefold jump in admissions, especially for the youngest, poorest patients

Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study April 09, 2015

Finding challenges theory that living in a city boosts risk of respiratory condition

Fewer U.S. Children Getting Melanoma: Study April 09, 2015

Researchers credit better education on risk of UV rays, changes in children's play

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women April 02, 2015

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist April 01, 2015

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults March 23, 2015

Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says

When to Keep Kids Home From School March 20, 2015

Pediatrician offers advice on common childhood ailments

Could Your Child Have Migraines? March 16, 2015

Symptoms can include nausea, abdominal pain, experts say

Black Children May Fare Worse With Crohn's Disease March 10, 2015

They're more likely to be readmitted to hospital than white kids with the digestive illness, study found

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk March 09, 2015

Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found

Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma March 06, 2015

Lung problems before age 3 may have enduring impact, study says

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases February 25, 2015

Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

Controlled Exposure to Peanuts at Early Age Shows Promise as Allergy Treatment February 23, 2015

When given to toddlers, therapy helped them shed sensitivity, researchers report

Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study February 12, 2015

Children living in southeastern United States may not face same risk as older residents

Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find February 12, 2015

In small study, almost a quarter met all criteria for the trauma-induced disorder

Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'? February 10, 2015

Pediatricians and parents struggle with keeping children safe amid concerns over vaccine

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls January 30, 2015

Hormones may offer young females some protection from toxic effects, study says

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC January 29, 2015

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says

Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds January 29, 2015

Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say

Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study January 28, 2015

20 percent experienced gains in daily functioning, 11 percent had less severe symptoms, researchers say

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study January 26, 2015

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Can Pets Help Boost Social Skills for Kids With Autism? January 05, 2015

Study finds slight evidence that family pets boost social skills in children with the disorder

Extra Bed Rest May Not Be Best for Kids With Concussions January 05, 2015

Two days proved more effective than five days in small study of teens

Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014 January 04, 2015

VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year

Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby December 31, 2014

Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

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