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Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes October 30, 2014

Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens October 29, 2014

Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says October 28, 2014

Researchers link psychiatric issues to 'behavioral insomnias of childhood'

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says October 28, 2014

Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough October 27, 2014

Parents report a spoonful of agave nectar or flavored water reduced symptoms

Health Tip: Get Kids Outdoors October 27, 2014

How outside exercise can boost health

Health Tip: Use Sidewalks When Trick-or-Treating October 27, 2014

Halloween safety suggestions

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults October 24, 2014

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight October 24, 2014

Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween October 24, 2014

Be careful of trick-or-treaters

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children October 23, 2014

Using DNA from parents and child, test hones in on disease-causing mutations

As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study October 23, 2014

Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives October 23, 2014

Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report

Health Tip: Using a Pacifier to Soothe Baby October 23, 2014

Make sure the infant really doesn't want to eat instead

Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too October 22, 2014

Be prepared with appropriate answers for the inevitable questions, experts say

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds October 21, 2014

But experts say genes aren't destiny

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant October 21, 2014

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

Health Tip: Snacking After School October 21, 2014

Take steps to avoid getting sick

Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies October 21, 2014

Non-candy alternatives

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children October 20, 2014

Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home

As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds October 20, 2014

National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

Circumcision Past Newborn Stage Poses Risk for Boys, Study Finds October 20, 2014

Delaying procedure also linked with higher costs, experts say

'Desensitized' Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex October 20, 2014

Study found that as parents viewed more of it themselves, they became more lax about how much kids could see

Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies October 20, 2014

Things kids may say when they're having an allergic reaction

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes October 17, 2014

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do October 17, 2014

Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year October 17, 2014

Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids October 17, 2014

Access to care might play a role, researcher says

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn October 16, 2014

Young children may be attracted to the brightly colored chemicals, study suggests

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles' October 16, 2014

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone October 16, 2014

New study suggests one in five 'sexts,' despite potential consequences

Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression October 15, 2014

Relationship-related stress contributes to higher rates, researchers say

Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study October 15, 2014

Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment October 15, 2014

They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds

Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat October 15, 2014

Follow the product's instructions carefully

More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say October 14, 2014

Uninsured and privately insured children show biggest increases in California study

Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression October 14, 2014

U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. experts are not convinced

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study October 13, 2014

Researchers caution that not everyone improved, and findings are preliminary

Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School October 13, 2014

They're often linked with other mental health issues, researchers say

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim October 13, 2014

Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds October 13, 2014

Researchers uncover higher risk for SIDS, suffocation

Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital October 10, 2014

More than 90 percent of parents don't install, position the car seat correctly, researchers say

Many Parents Need to Educate Themselves About Concussions October 10, 2014

Experts believe lack of knowledge could hinder child's recovery

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study October 10, 2014

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Live Healthier October 09, 2014

Including daily exercise

Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say October 08, 2014

Left untreated, children may suffer long-term damage

Genes May Play Big Role in Academic Success, Study Suggests October 06, 2014

But a number of other factors affect schoolwork and achievement, experts stress

Officials Report First Confirmed Child Death Due to Enterovirus D68 October 06, 2014

Virus, which can cause paralysis, has spread to 43 states, CDC says

It's Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height October 06, 2014

New study doubles the number of gene regions linked to height

Health Tip: Encouraging Your Toddlers to Read October 06, 2014

Let them choose the book

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