July 22, 2014: Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

July 22, 2014: Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too
Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety

July 22, 2014: Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites
Remedies to help fight the pain and itch

July 21, 2014: Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says

July 21, 2014: Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

July 21, 2014: Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

July 21, 2014: Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk
And get some exercise

July 21, 2014: Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study
Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder

July 18, 2014: Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

July 17, 2014: College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study
Often, campus security won't report booze-related infractions to police or to health services, researchers say

July 17, 2014: 'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise
Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests

July 15, 2014: Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds
Benefits evident from birth, researchers say

July 15, 2014: Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking
Including difficulty breathing

July 14, 2014: Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out
Scans found motor areas were activated when infants heard others talking, researchers report

July 14, 2014: iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids
Report involving 11-year-boy points to a simple solution: an iPad case

July 14, 2014: Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS
Study also finds risk factors for sleep-related death vary with baby's age

July 14, 2014: Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study
Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only

July 14, 2014: Health Tip: Giving Children Chores
Can help boost self-esteem

July 10, 2014: Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse
But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

July 09, 2014: TB Rates Among Children May Be Higher Than Estimated
As many as 650,000 kids worldwide infected each year, researchers report

July 08, 2014: Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says
Study shows having more free time teaches children how to plan, solve problems and make decisions

July 07, 2014: Health Tip: Minimizing Food Allergies
Early breast-feeding may help

July 07, 2014: Health Tip: Taking Pressure Off Parents
Nobody can be perfect

July 03, 2014: Unwed Parents Should Tie the Knot Before Child Turns 3: Study
Doing so creates strongest family bond, researcher explains

July 02, 2014: Glaucoma Can Affect Babies, Too
In U.S., one in 10,000 infants is born with the vision-robbing disease

July 02, 2014: Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day
Twitter might be influencing young people's opinions of the drug, study suggests

July 01, 2014: iPads May Help Boost Speaking Skills in Kids With Autism: Study
Combining use of device with therapy sessions helped minimally verbal children talk, interact

July 01, 2014: Dad's Ethnicity May Influence Baby's Birth Weight
Infants born to foreign-born fathers weighed less at birth, Canadian study finds

July 01, 2014: Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More
No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

June 30, 2014: A Laptop May Boost a Hospitalized Child's Recovery
Kids who videoconference with family, friends report less stress, study says

June 30, 2014: Health Tip: Healing After Baby is Born
Ease back into your routine

June 29, 2014: Protect Your Kids From the Heat
Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness in children

June 27, 2014: Summer's a Great Time for Tonsil Removal
Surgery won't disrupt school schedule, kids can relax during recovery, doctor says

June 27, 2014: Health Tip: Keep High Schoolers Safe During Sports
Make sure they train properly and wear protective equipment

June 26, 2014: Daughters Drink More Than Their Moms Did -- in Australia, at Least
It's possible findings would apply to U.S., experts say

June 26, 2014: Numbing Medications Can Harm Teething Babies, FDA Warns
Products containing lidocaine or benzocaine have been linked to serious illness and even death, agency says

June 26, 2014: Precautions Help Keep Kids Safe in Water
Children can drown in as little as 2 inches of water, pediatrician warns

June 26, 2014: For Young Kids, Nasal Spray Beats Needle for Flu Immunization
CDC says getting seasonal vaccine via the nose confers better protection for those ages 2 to 8

June 26, 2014: Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious
Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

June 26, 2014: Health Tip: Communicate With an ADHD Child
Shouting doesn't help

June 25, 2014: Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough
In British study, 1 in 5 cases of chronic hacking turned out to be the respiratory ailment

June 24, 2014: Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids
Some foreign-born mothers now in U.S. are more likely to have children with the disorder, study finds

June 24, 2014: Pediatrics Group Wants Parents to Read to Their Children Every Day
The practice should begin in infancy, American Academy of Pediatrics says, to prepare kids for school, life

June 23, 2014: Web-Based Program May Help Beginner Drivers
A new spin on behind-the-wheel education improves teen safety, study says

June 23, 2014: Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids
But it doesn't prove pesticides cause autism, and didn't directly measure women's chemical exposure, expert notes

June 23, 2014: Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Hearing
Avoid exposure to loud noise

June 22, 2014: Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe
Children get hurt when colliding with others or falling, expert says, so supervision is needed

June 21, 2014: For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars
Warmer weather puts them at risk of heat stroke, other dangers, expert says

June 20, 2014: A Defining Act for Fathers and Sons
25 years later, that game of catch in 'Field of Dreams' still resonates for many, and experts explain why

June 20, 2014: Health Tip: Teach Children About Responsibility
Make sure your expectations are understood