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Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study May 22, 2015

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism May 22, 2015

Playing with guinea pig in stressful situation was calming, study finds

Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time May 19, 2015

Avoid couch potato children

Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Tantrums May 19, 2015

If the angry bouts last longer than 10 minutes

Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S. May 18, 2015

But fewer white kids aged 5 to 11 are taking their own life, study shows

Parents of Child Cancer Patients Prefer Honesty, Study Finds May 18, 2015

Parents say they're less anxious, better able to plan

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

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

Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family May 18, 2015

And don't skip meals because it can lead to overeating

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care May 18, 2015

At least two hours recommended every day, study authors say

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

Infectious-Disease Expert Debunks Common Vaccine Myths May 13, 2015

Decades of studies show they are very safe, and highly effective in saving kids from illness and death

Peanut Allergy Exposure Occurs Most Often at Home, Study Says May 12, 2015

Majority of moderate, severe reactions are handled inappropriately

Many Parents Blind to Their Child's Weight May 11, 2015

Even as U.S. youngsters get heavier, moms and dads think they look about right, surveys find

Health Tip: Know the Warning Signs of Choking in Children May 11, 2015

Including difficulty breathing

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While May 11, 2015

Several weeks of academic accommodations might be needed, experts 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

Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study May 07, 2015

Findings mirror what's happening in the United States

For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study May 06, 2015

LGBT students experience higher levels of peer harassment as early as fifth grade

'Love Hormone' May Help New Moms Heed Crying Babies May 06, 2015

Brain scan study suggests oxytocin might play role in getting new mothers to care for infants

Is It a Cold or an Allergy? May 05, 2015

How parents can help relieve kids' hay fever symptoms

Self-Driving Cars Will Still Need Limits for Teens, Survey Finds May 05, 2015

Most favor restrictions on speed and passengers

Preemie Girls Feed Sooner Than Boys, Study Finds May 05, 2015

Their eating timetable affects release date from hospital

Health Tip: Help Kids Succeed at School May 05, 2015

Healthy habits are a good foundation

Sleepwalking Parents Likely to Have Sleepwalking Kids May 04, 2015

Nighttime wandering passed down to as many as 60 percent of children, study finds

Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says May 04, 2015

Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say

Health Tip: Understanding Eye Injuries in Kids May 04, 2015

Don't touch an injured eye. Seek immediate treatment.

ADHD Tied to Higher Risk of Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens May 01, 2015

Study links attention disorder and a form of binge-eating syndrome

Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise May 01, 2015

Study found a 511 percent jump between 2010 and 2012

When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It May 01, 2015

After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

Health Tip: Fight Food-Related Peer Pressure April 30, 2015

Teach kids how to make healthy choices while with friends

Put Car Seat on Your Summer-Travel Checklist April 29, 2015

Expert clarifies age and size requirements

Health Tip: Promoting Independence in Children April 29, 2015

Establish specific rules

Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids April 28, 2015

Provide a variety of nutritious options, model good eating behavior, experts suggest

Health Tip: Gear up for Sports April 28, 2015

Drink lots of water

Bullying May Take Bigger Toll Than Child Abuse, Neglect April 28, 2015

Anxiety, depression and self-harm more likely in those picked on by peers than in those mistreated by adults, study says

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

Smartphone App Blocks Teens From Texting, Phoning While Driving April 27, 2015

New study suggests experimental device might reduce distracted-driving accidents

Pediatrics Group Advises Doctors on How to Spot Child Abuse April 27, 2015

New guidance offers suggestions on protecting children, too

Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School April 27, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics also gives advice on best medicines to treat infestation

Depression, Weapons May Be More Common for Bullied Teens April 27, 2015

Cyber abuse often causes more damage than face-to-face nastiness, researcher says

HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study April 27, 2015

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

Pediatricians Issue New Guidelines for Hospital Release of Newborns April 27, 2015

Doctors should consider baby's health, as well as family readiness and support

Young Brains May Gain Skills When Parents Read to Kids April 27, 2015

Small study using MRIs suggests being read to boosts ability to visualize stories

Teens With History of Self-Poisoning Face Greater Suicide Risk April 27, 2015

Study finds odds as much as 30 times higher, even years later

More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds April 27, 2015

Use of the devices highest among older teens and males

Phone-Focused Parents a Danger to Their Kids at Playground April 27, 2015

This distraction raises odds of child injuries, study finds

Just 1 Hour of Daily TV Boosts Kids' Obesity Risk, Study Suggests April 27, 2015

Odds increased nearly 50 percent with 60 minutes or more of daily screen time

Very Young Kids Often Use Tablets, Smartphones, Study Finds April 27, 2015

By age 2, many spend an hour or more a day on mobile devices, but parents have concerns

Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens April 27, 2015

More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

Baby Swings, Car Seats Not Safe for Sleeping April 24, 2015

To avoid suffocation, put infants down in a crib, expert says