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Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says September 01, 2014

Support, communication appear to be buffers

Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain September 01, 2014

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development August 29, 2014

Researchers found that when parents responded, infants began to form more complex sounds

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia August 29, 2014

Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels August 29, 2014

Have the child check each snack's nutrition

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids August 28, 2014

On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC August 28, 2014

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows August 28, 2014

Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field

Health Tip: Preparing for the First Day of School August 27, 2014

Reinforce the positives

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations August 25, 2014

American Academy of Pediatrics urges fluoride use on first teeth to prevent decay

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge August 25, 2014

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

Health Tip: Teaching Your Child About Food Allergies August 25, 2014

Communicate the warning signs

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation August 24, 2014

Carefully assess the school's athletic program, expert advises

Getting Back to School Sleep Schedules August 23, 2014

Expert offers advice on how to help kids adjust to earlier bedtimes

With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out August 22, 2014

Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says August 22, 2014

Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds August 22, 2014

10 percent of children tracked had allergy to peanuts, eggs or milk

College Prep 101 August 22, 2014

Expert offers tips on how to help students adjust to life on their own for the first time

Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests August 21, 2014

Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods with more black residents than average, CDC research finds

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep August 21, 2014

Understand what's behind the fear

Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe August 21, 2014

Frequently discuss auto safety

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids August 20, 2014

Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say

For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds August 19, 2014

Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study August 19, 2014

Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends

Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food August 19, 2014

Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat

Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says August 18, 2014

Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time: Study August 18, 2014

But men who seek time for kids are viewed positively, researchers find

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Largest increase reported among wealthier families

Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated August 18, 2014

Messages that focus on benefits to the child have the most impact, study finds

Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules August 17, 2014

Making the adjustment 'doesn't just happen overnight,' health expert says

Settling Back-to-School Nerves August 16, 2014

Expert offers parents tips on reducing anxieties, jitters for kids

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses August 15, 2014

Consider kid's maturity level before giving your answer, FDA says

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips August 15, 2014

When kids carry too much, muscle strains and back pain can occur

Back-to-School Prep Includes Lice Review August 15, 2014

Don't count on home remedies, experts say

Health Tip: If Your Child is Having Nightmares August 15, 2014

Keeping a sleep diary may help

Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors August 14, 2014

Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies August 13, 2014

Study shows only half of eligible women in lower-income countries receive helpful drug

Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports August 13, 2014

Declines seen in every age group except for those over 35

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence August 12, 2014

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

Health Tip: School Bus Safety August 12, 2014

Show the child how to board, exit

Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns August 11, 2014

Some sodas, juices and sports drinks may harm young smiles

Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School August 11, 2014

Start the year with a healthy eating plan

Health Tip: Promoting Social Behavior in Toddlers August 11, 2014

Support your child's development

Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips August 09, 2014

Going barefoot in the summer increases risk of problems, doctor says

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning August 08, 2014

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study August 08, 2014

Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

Health Tip: Being Healthy Parents August 08, 2014

Find time to be together

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls August 07, 2014

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With Your Child August 07, 2014

It helps improve self-esteem

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