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Health Tip: Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Among Children January 27, 2015

Make sure kids get enough fluids

Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says January 26, 2015

Changes in white matter seen in institutionalized children

Autism Genes Vary, Even in Affected Siblings, Study Finds January 26, 2015

Only one-third of siblings with autism shared similar genetic variations, researchers say

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids January 26, 2015

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study January 26, 2015

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana January 26, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children

78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak January 26, 2015

Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines January 22, 2015

Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams

Study Hints That 'Video Feedback' Therapy May Help Curb Autism January 22, 2015

Research suggests an effect for at-risk babies, but more study is needed, expert says

California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S. January 22, 2015

More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds January 21, 2015

But 25 percent still die, pointing to need for better pregnancy interventions, doctors say

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms? January 21, 2015

No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments January 21, 2015

Implanting just one embryo a significant factor in the change, study author says

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory January 20, 2015

Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

TV Alcohol Ads Tied to Problem Drinking for Teens, Study Finds January 19, 2015

Researchers saw correlation between the commercials and drinking initiation, binge drinking

Family Income, Expectations Tied to Kindergarten Performance January 19, 2015

Kids scored better overall when their parents focused more on reading, computer use and preschool

Vaccine Opponents Often Cluster in Communities January 19, 2015

California study found certain areas have high numbers of parents who forgo immunizing kids

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds January 19, 2015

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on the Decline: CDC January 15, 2015

Experts cite mandatory fortification of grain products with folic acid, but not enough women get the B vitamin

Health Tip: Developing Healthy Habits in Children January 15, 2015

Set a good example for your kids

Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids: Study January 14, 2015

Changing the timing of activity session may get students to eat more fruits, veggies

Head Start Program Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity: Study January 12, 2015

Preschoolers' weight loss attributed to emphasis on nutrition, exercise and structure

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Snack Safety January 12, 2015

Leftovers that should be avoided

Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study January 09, 2015

Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns

Health Tip: Dealing With Temper Tantrums January 08, 2015

Suggestions to help calm an angry toddler

Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe January 07, 2015

Research included more than a half-million vaccine doses in 1- or 2-year-olds

Health Tip: When Baby Needs a Medical Test January 06, 2015

How to comfort and calm the infant

Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study January 05, 2015

Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

Brain Damage Rare When Newborn Jaundice Is Treated, Study Finds January 05, 2015

Serious complications often avoided with American Academy of Pediatrics-guided therapy

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says January 05, 2015

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths

Can Pets Help Boost Social Skills for Kids With Autism? January 05, 2015

Study finds slight evidence that family pets boost social skills in children with the disorder

Kids With Bedroom Smartphones Sleep Less: Study January 05, 2015

Experts recommend limiting use of small screen devices

Extra Bed Rest May Not Be Best for Kids With Concussions January 05, 2015

Two days proved more effective than five days in small study of teens

Health Tip: What's Causing my Child's Eczema? January 05, 2015

These are common triggers

Health Tip: Help Teens Set Healthy Resolutions January 02, 2015

Healthy goals for a new year

Dealing With Cold Weather Injuries January 01, 2015

Safety precautions can prevent serious problems during winter activities

Health Tip: Have Your Child's Eyes Checked January 01, 2015

Especially if the child was born early

Preventing Diaper Rash December 31, 2014

Dermatologist shares tips for protecting your baby's skin

Parent's Suicide Attempt Makes Child's Much More Likely: Study December 30, 2014

Suicidal behavior appears to run in families, with certain conditions putting kids at higher risk

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported December 30, 2014

But it's too early to know if this year's strain is more severe than usual, CDC says

Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say December 19, 2014

Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6

Sensitive Parenting May Boost Kids' Social Skills, School Performance December 18, 2014

Researchers found the positive effect lingered into adulthood

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk December 18, 2014

Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small

Few Parents Think 18-Year-Olds Can Handle Their Health Care December 17, 2014

Yet poll says two-thirds think older teens should be able to take charge

Health Tip: When Children Wake at Night December 17, 2014

Separation anxiety is a frequent cause

First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder December 16, 2014

Blood test can help identify Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

Health Tip: Protect Children During Holidays December 16, 2014

Clean up quickly after a party

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says December 15, 2014

Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

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