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Risks Spike If Young Athletes Specialize Too Soon August 29, 2016

Pediatricians' group suggests kids play multiple sports

Teach Your Kids to Pick, Prepare and Pack Their School Lunch August 26, 2016

Getting them involved boosts the odds they will actually eat it, experts say

Health Tip: Make Sure Kids' Shoes Fit Well August 26, 2016

Suggestions to keep their feet happy

Music Therapy Helps Preemie Babies Thrive August 25, 2016

Mom's singing helps stabilize infant breathing

Health Tip: Help Kids Get Enough Exercise August 25, 2016

Make sure they're meeting these guidelines

Young Football Players Tackle Greatest Concussion Risk at Practice August 23, 2016

But experts disagree about whether certain collision drills should be curtailed

Truth or Fib? When Kids Say They're Too Sick for School August 22, 2016

An expert's advice on when to keep your child home

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight August 22, 2016

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through August 22, 2016

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

Health Tip: When Kids Walk to School August 22, 2016

Here's what you should teach them

Health Tip: Early to Bed Before Back to School August 22, 2016

The routine should start now

Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List August 19, 2016

Immunizations protect against potentially devastating childhood illnesses: FDA

Think Safety When Picking, Packing School Backpacks August 19, 2016

Heavy, unbalanced loads can cause injury that is easy to avoid, experts say

Does Your Child Need Eyeglasses? August 19, 2016

Kids' eye problems often go undetected. Here's what to look for

Kitchen Cooking Burns a Real Danger for Kids August 19, 2016

Establish a 'no kid' zone in part of your kitchen to keep little ones safe

Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip August 19, 2016

Suggestions for vacation

Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better August 18, 2016

Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 4 out of 5 'desensitized,' study finds

7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports August 17, 2016

Know how to reduce the risk of getting hurt so you'll be able to help your team compete

Child Dies in Hot Car Almost Once a Week August 17, 2016

Safe Kids Worldwide says little ones' bodies heat up much faster than adults

2 Kids an Hour Hurt in Strollers, Infant Carriers August 17, 2016

About one-third of these were more serious injuries, study finds

Health Tip: Keep Teen Drivers Safer August 17, 2016

Here's how

Babies Often Put to Sleep in Unsafe Positions August 15, 2016

About 3,500 U.S. infants still succumb to sudden infant death syndrome each year: CDC

Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free August 12, 2016

What you should know before children participate in youth sports

Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful August 12, 2016

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

Health Tip: Locking Your Child in a Hot Car August 12, 2016

Remind yourself of the dangers

Adults Hold Key to Preventing Kids' Drownings August 09, 2016

Even when lifeguard is present, parents need to keep constant watch when children are near water

Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol August 05, 2016

Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

Brief Return of Concussion Symptoms Normal Part of Recovery: Study August 05, 2016

It's not a setback, pediatric specialist says

Health Tip: Limit Kids' Exposure to 'Virtual Violence' August 05, 2016

Shows and games don't have to be violent

4 Out of 5 Kids With Epilepsy Have Other Health Problems: Study August 01, 2016

Digestive disorders, headaches, attention-deficit disorder among the common issues

Health Tip: Protect Kids During Summer August 01, 2016

Here's what parents can do

Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids July 30, 2016

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacation

E-Cig Liquid Nicotine Containers Often Mislabeled July 27, 2016

Also, many aren't child-resistant, which poses a risk to youngsters

Health Tip: Soothe Baby's Cradle Cap July 26, 2016

Suggestions for treating flakes and itch

Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs July 25, 2016

Cannabis-laced candy, baked goods look irresistible to kids, doctors warn

Health Tip: Taming Your Toddler's Aggression July 25, 2016

Suggestions for a calmer child

Health Tip: Help Your Underweight Child Gain Safely July 22, 2016

Nutritious foods can help add a few pounds

3 in 4 Youngsters Exposed to Laundry Pod Detergent Suffer Poisoning July 21, 2016

Hospitalizations 4 times more common with pods compared to other detergents, study finds

Helping a Child Manage a Chronic Illness July 21, 2016

Feeling they have control over their health helps, researchers say

Noisy Homes Can Slow a Toddler's Vocabulary July 21, 2016

Limit background chatter when teaching new words, study says

Health Tip: Kids Should Wear Life Jackets July 20, 2016

Suggestions that could save a life

Limit Kids' Exposure to Media Violence, Pediatricians Say July 18, 2016

Parents need to tighten the reins, while media needs to stop glorifying aggression, statement says

Anesthesia Safe for Kids, Doctors' Group Says July 15, 2016

But concerns, child's health history should be discussed with anesthesiologists before surgery

Making Sense of Senseless Violence July 15, 2016

Expert advice to help you -- and kids -- cope with the seemingly unending string of catastrophes

Heavy Moms Likelier to Pile Food on Kids' Plates: Study July 15, 2016

Researcher suggests parents serve normal portions and let kids ask for more if they don't feel full

Health Tip: Watch Children Near Pool Drains July 15, 2016

Suggestions to help keep them safe

Is Swimming Safe in Areas With the Freshwater 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba? July 14, 2016

No need to avoid lakes and rivers -- disease experts say infection is exceedingly rare

Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later? July 14, 2016

Getting shuteye by 8 p.m. appeared linked with lower obesity risk as teens, researchers say

Health Tip: When Potty Training Doesn't Go Well July 14, 2016

Figure out what's causing the problem

Allergies Less Common in Kids Who Suck Thumb, Bite Nails July 11, 2016

Findings boost 'hygiene hypothesis,' study authors suggest

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