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Parents' Pot Use a Tricky Topic When It Comes to Their Kids March 29, 2017

Pediatrician explains that marijuana affects a child's developing brain differently than an adult brain

Breast-Feeding May Not Lead to Smarter Preschoolers March 27, 2017

But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3

Health Tip: Help Teens Say No to Drinking and Driving March 24, 2017

Here's how

Health Tip: Kick Your Sugary Drink Habit March 24, 2017

And spare your smile

Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness March 23, 2017

Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests March 23, 2017

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK March 23, 2017

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

Health Tip: Check Your Child's Temperature March 23, 2017

Suggestions based on the child's age

Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets March 22, 2017

Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids March 22, 2017

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

Health Tip: Choosing a Baby Carrier March 22, 2017

Make sure it includes these features

Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning March 21, 2017

Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes March 20, 2017

Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids March 20, 2017

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport March 17, 2017

Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say

Health Tip: Prepare Homemade Baby Food March 17, 2017

Follow these safety guidelines

Health Tip: Transitioning From Bottle to Training Cup March 17, 2017

Which types are recommended?

For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster March 16, 2017

Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens March 16, 2017

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids March 15, 2017

Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggests

Health Tip: Promote Peace in a Shared Bedroom March 15, 2017

How to help kids work it out

Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later March 15, 2017

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggests

Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk March 14, 2017

Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity? March 14, 2017

Study found link, but researchers can't say for sure why

Refugees Deserve Health Care, Compassion, U.S. Pediatricians Say March 13, 2017

New policy statement urges government to keep families together, not place kids in detention centers

'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens March 13, 2017

Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn

Health Tip: Help Kids Maintain Healthy Cholesterol March 13, 2017

Foods to eat, and those to avoid

Health Tip: Washing Baby Bottles March 10, 2017

Suggestions to protect your infant

Health Tip: Watch for Constipation in Babies March 09, 2017

Learn the warning signs

Violent Video Games May Not 'Desensitize' Players, Brain Scans Suggest March 08, 2017

In small study, frequent players had empathetic responses similar to those who don't play much

Health Tip: Create an Emergency Plan for Deadly Allergy Reaction March 08, 2017

It could save your child's life

Health Tip: Make Sure Kids' Shoes Fit Well March 07, 2017

Helpful shopping suggestions

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids March 06, 2017

Passive exposure tied to more egg and peanut sensitivity in study

Disabled Kids at Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds March 06, 2017

Certain conditions linked to greater odds for neglect, bullying

Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes February 28, 2017

Why remains unclear, researchers say

Do Early Dental Visits Really Prevent Kids' Cavities? February 28, 2017

Study found preventive care didn't help Medicaid toddlers in one state, but more research is needed

Kids Should Be Screened for Lazy Eye by Age 5 February 28, 2017

Waiting later could lead to permanent vision problems, U.S. panel says

Health Tip: Encouraging Picky Eaters February 28, 2017

Suggestions to cope with their behavior

As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers February 27, 2017

Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend

Kids Mean Less Shuteye for Mom, While Dad Slumbers On February 27, 2017

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep

Health Tip: Babysitter Safety February 24, 2017

Make sure your sitter knows the basics

Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze February 23, 2017

In study, brainy students more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they did stay away from tobacco

Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study February 22, 2017

But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

Most Parents Don't Think They're Meeting Kids' Nutritional Needs February 20, 2017

In national survey, only 1 of 3 respondents felt they're teaching healthy eating habits

Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home February 20, 2017

Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study finds

'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond February 17, 2017

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

Lingering Baby Weight? Don't Blame the Pregnancy February 17, 2017

Researchers find weight gain speeds up a year after delivery, suggest motherhood might be the reason why

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too February 16, 2017

Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows

Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids February 15, 2017

Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough food

Be Your Child's Valentine February 14, 2017

The American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips for showing kids your love every day

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