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Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy? July 24, 2017

Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems July 24, 2017

For people with the disorder, meds like Ritalin linked to lower rates of alcohol, drug abuse, study finds

Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many July 24, 2017

A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young kids, study finds

Donor-Sperm Kids No Different From Their Peers: Study July 21, 2017

Parent questionnaires revealed no physical, mental distinctions at school age

Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits July 21, 2017

Advance preparation can help get your questions answered

High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds July 18, 2017

Study seems to dispel a common myth around the daily supplement, researchers say

Health Tip: Eating Well July 18, 2017

Skip junk food from the amusement park

Not All Fidos Are Friendly July 17, 2017

Teach kids ways to prevent dog bites, pediatricians' group says

Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines! July 17, 2017

More than 1 in 3 don't know when their teen's next shot is due, survey finds

Despite Warnings, Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars July 14, 2017

Even on a 60-degree day, a small child's body temperature can quickly rise

Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study July 12, 2017

First-line treatment for severe allergic reaction is often neglected

How to Prevent Future Couch Potatoes July 11, 2017

Some smart ways to get kids to exercise more

Health Tip: Parenting a College Freshman July 11, 2017

Caring from a distance

Health Tip: Take Care of Kids Exercising in Summer Heat July 11, 2017

Suggestions to help keep them cool

The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs July 07, 2017

Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand

Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks July 04, 2017

Don't get too close to those loud booms, hearing specialist suggests

Is Your Child's 'Penicillin Allergy' Real? July 03, 2017

Follow-up of 100 kids found none were allergic

Health Tip: Are My Toddler's Eating Habits Normal? July 03, 2017

Signs that parents shouldn't worry

Eye Docs Debunk 5 Fireworks Myths July 02, 2017

Make eye safety a priority this Fourth of July

Health Tip: When Adults Offer Kids Food June 30, 2017

Make sure children are getting the right message

Health Tip: Practice Drowning Prevention at Home June 29, 2017

It only takes a small amount of water

Getting Kids in the Habit of Healthy Eating June 28, 2017

Try making good food fun at home

E-Cigarettes Lead to 'Real' Smoking by Teens: Review June 27, 2017

But one public health expert questions whether the reported association is valid

Force, Frequency of Head Hits Jump as Young Football Players Get Older June 27, 2017

Findings confirm that these injuries are linked to level of play

Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood June 26, 2017

Income inequalities when young appear to have lifelong effects, research suggests

A Baby's Skin No Match for the Sun June 23, 2017

Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection, pediatric dermatologist says

Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking June 23, 2017

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

Health Tip: Rewarding Kids Without Food June 23, 2017

Other 'treats' you can give

When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism? June 22, 2017

Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report

Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It' June 22, 2017

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

Could You Raise a 'No-Diaper' Baby? June 21, 2017

Physician couple found it's possible, but daycare workers and babysitters may not want to give it a go

Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory June 20, 2017

Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds June 19, 2017

Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet

Health Tip: Considering Bed Sharing? June 19, 2017

What the experts say

Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report June 19, 2017

It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

When Parents Focus on Smartphones, Kids' Misbehaving Can Rise June 15, 2017

Little ones can feel snubbed by the devices and consequently act out, study suggests

Health Tip: Applying Sunscreen on Children June 15, 2017

Suggestions for correct use

Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce June 14, 2017

Things Mom and Dad should agree on

Health Tip: Inspect Your Child's Playground June 14, 2017

Look for hidden dangers

Health Tip: Teach Teens About Dangerous Driving Habits June 13, 2017

And help keep them safe

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk June 12, 2017

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescents

Many Preemies Don't Struggle in School June 12, 2017

Two-thirds of the tiniest infants were ready for kindergarten, study says

Health Tip: When Your Child Won't Eat Lunch June 09, 2017

Suggestions to please a finicky eater

Migraine Warning Signs May Differ in Kids, Adults June 08, 2017

Treating before a headache starts might lead to more effective pain relief, specialist says

Overweight Kids Pay a Heavy Social Price June 07, 2017

They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say

Toddlers Who Drink Cow's Milk Alternatives May Be Shorter June 07, 2017

Difference is small, about a half inch at age 3, study finds

When a Divorce Turns Bitter, Kids' Immune Systems May Pay a Price June 05, 2017

More evidence that family stress in childhood might affect lifelong health

Can Sharing Your Bedroom With Baby Come With Risks? June 05, 2017

Despite latest guidelines, odds of poorer sleep and SIDS are higher, study finds

Air Mattresses Linked to More Than 100 Infant Deaths June 02, 2017

They can mold to a baby's face, leading to suffocation, researchers say