April 24, 2014: FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
Agency meets Thursday to discuss outlawing tools used on emotionally disabled kids

April 24, 2014: 1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

April 23, 2014: Health Tip: Signs Your Child Has An Overuse Injury
Is the child in pain while exercising?

April 21, 2014: Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Children with irritable bowel syndrome were more likely to also have celiac disease in Italian study

April 21, 2014: Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study
ERs give potentially dangerous drug to thousands of children each year

April 21, 2014: Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

April 19, 2014: Spring Cleaning Safety Tips
How to avoid accidental poisonings from chemicals, medications

April 18, 2014: Health Tip: If Your Child is Constipated
Signs the youngster should see a doctor

April 17, 2014: Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

April 17, 2014: Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

April 17, 2014: Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash
Keep your little one dry and clean

April 16, 2014: Health Tip: Use a Safe Stroller
Make sure toys can't fall on your child

April 14, 2014: Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

April 14, 2014: Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time
Study didn't look at type of programming or possible effect on kids

April 14, 2014: Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds
But experts stress findings don't mean fatherhood at an early age dooms men to clinical depression

April 14, 2014: Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk
Of early death and other complications

April 13, 2014: Campfire Precautions Can Protect Kids From Burns
Adult supervision, barriers around fire essential, expert says

April 12, 2014: Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies
Safety, treatment advice for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics

April 10, 2014: Measles Cases Linked to U.S. Adoptions of Chinese Children: CDC
The highly infectious illness is still endemic in China, so adopted kids should get their shots, experts say

April 10, 2014: Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

April 09, 2014: Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
Preschoolers, infants performed better on language experiments after brief sleep

April 09, 2014: Health Tip: Naptime for Toddlers
Keep them on schedule

April 08, 2014: Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC
Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows

April 08, 2014: Health Tip: Know the Hazards of Lead
It's particularly dangerous during childhood and pregnancy

April 07, 2014: More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says
Report, which conflicts with recent CDC review, finds growing number of kids likely to suffer serious health problems

April 07, 2014: Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists
Study found those with lower cortisol levels were more likely to crash

April 07, 2014: Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds
Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country

April 07, 2014: Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study
Losing weight while young may help kids lower future health care expenses, researcher says

April 07, 2014: Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?
Study finds slight increase linked to weight of fathers, not mothers

April 07, 2014: Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits
Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

April 04, 2014: Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

April 04, 2014: Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Strangers
Discuss specifics

April 02, 2014: More Evidence That Probiotics Won't Ease Baby's Colic
Parents gave Lactobacillus reuteri to colicky infants in study

April 01, 2014: Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

April 01, 2014: Popular Kids May Be Targets for Bullying: Study
Competition for social status could play a role, researchers say

April 01, 2014: Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds
92 percent of teens who said parents opposed underage drinking weren't drinkers, MADD says

April 01, 2014: Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training
Be positive in your approach

March 31, 2014: Monitoring Kids' Screen Time May Improve Their Behavior
Researchers report better sleep, school performance

March 31, 2014: Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

March 28, 2014: Health Tip: Check Your Child's Playground
Inspect carefully before play begins

March 28, 2014: Health Tip: Keep Poisons From Children
Put them out of kids' reach

March 27, 2014: Health Tip: Promote Good Oral Health in Children
Don't offer sweetened drinks

March 25, 2014: Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds
Unruly kids more likely to be spanked, but doing so leads to more misbehavior, researcher says

March 25, 2014: Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More
Short sleepers might be at greater risk for obesity, study suggests

March 24, 2014: Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study
Kids 'start to see world in a more aggressive way,' researcher says

March 24, 2014: When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow
Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

March 24, 2014: Health Tip: Switching to a 'Big Kid' Bed
Suggestions for a smoother transition

March 21, 2014: How You Parent Is Partly Genetic, Study Suggests
Child's behavior also influences parenting style

March 20, 2014: Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood
Might trigger hormone problems linked to obesity, diabetes, study suggests

March 19, 2014: Rigid Parenting Style Linked to Obese Kids
Demanding, inflexible approach might foster negative response, study suggests