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Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities? September 22, 2014

Imaging might detect early reading troubles like dyslexia, researchers say

Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study September 22, 2014

Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say

Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds September 22, 2014

Reliability of the reviews is a concern, experts say

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older September 22, 2014

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School September 20, 2014

Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions September 19, 2014

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills September 18, 2014

Hearing different languages early in life could help reduce bias, researchers say

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids September 17, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids September 17, 2014

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies September 16, 2014

Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast September 15, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds September 15, 2014

More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say

Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC September 15, 2014

Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list

Health Tip: Reduce Your Child's Risk of Ear Infection September 15, 2014

Wash hands often

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids September 12, 2014

Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say

Health Tip: Helping Your Newborn Sleep September 12, 2014

Watch for signs that the infant is tired

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD September 11, 2014

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys September 11, 2014

Walking, bicycling to school linked to better reading scores in study

Health Tip: If Your Child Can't Sleep September 11, 2014

Signs you should alert the pediatrician

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says September 10, 2014

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder September 10, 2014

Dramatic changes in lifestyle can lead to behavior problems, study suggests

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study September 10, 2014

All women who undergo treatment should receive psychological support, researchers suggest

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC September 09, 2014

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say September 09, 2014

British researchers warn of accidental liquid nicotine poisoning from easily accessed e-cartridges

Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Delays September 09, 2014

But, study doesn't show that parent-based therapy can change course of autism

Health Tip: Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat September 09, 2014

Babies should ride in a rear-facing device

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts September 08, 2014

Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication by 24 percent

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study September 08, 2014

But no similar association was found between mother and children

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States September 08, 2014

Health officials concerned about a wider outbreak, urge good hygiene to limit exposure

Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds September 08, 2014

But these pediatric cancers remain rare and the increases are very small, experts say

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects September 08, 2014

Study links harassment at home to higher levels of depression, anxiety

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study September 08, 2014

Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection

Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers September 05, 2014

The more physical, verbal aggression there was in the home, the more cavities parents and children had

Health Tip: Prevent Children From Falling Out a Window September 05, 2014

Keep windows locked

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks September 04, 2014

Adults injured by fire when young are at increased odds of depression, study finds

Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track September 04, 2014

New moms can use encouragement, support, expert says

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds September 04, 2014

Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap' September 03, 2014

Two years of instruction was followed by brain changes in children, study found

Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing September 03, 2014

Beef up your diet for baby's health

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies September 02, 2014

Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain September 02, 2014

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says September 01, 2014

Support, communication appear to be buffers

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development August 29, 2014

Researchers found that when parents responded, infants began to form more complex sounds

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia August 29, 2014

Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels August 29, 2014

Have the child check each snack's nutrition

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids August 28, 2014

On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC August 28, 2014

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds

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