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Obese Kids a Universal Target for Bullies August 02, 2015

Survey finds parents favor stronger policies, laws to address weight-based abuse

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb July 31, 2015

Suggestions to help break the habit

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC July 30, 2015

4 out of 10 girls, 6 out of 10 boys haven't started series that helps prevent some cancers, survey finds

Certain Antibiotics Linked to Hearing Loss, Mouse Study Finds July 29, 2015

Inflammation caused by the infection that's being treated may make ear damage more likely

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves July 29, 2015

Smart strategies to lower danger risk

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life July 27, 2015

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study July 27, 2015

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study July 27, 2015

Tips from family or media can run counter to expert guidelines on vaccines, breast-feeding

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In July 26, 2015

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities July 24, 2015

Levels generally match those of gender assigned at birth, study finds

U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado July 23, 2015

Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds July 22, 2015

Levels of vasopressin associated with 'theory of mind' tasks in children with ASD

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds July 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands July 22, 2015

Here's what your little one can try

The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real July 21, 2015

First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

Health Tip: Selecting a Summer Camp July 21, 2015

Consider activities and location

Poverty May Hinder Kids' Brain Development, Study Says July 20, 2015

Reduced gray matter, lower test scores reported for poor children

Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's? July 20, 2015

Better grades, complex jobs linked to a lower risk for dementia, research suggests

Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents July 20, 2015

Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives July 18, 2015

Allergic rash can have many causes; avoiding trigger is key to prevention

Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women July 16, 2015

Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

Most College Students Stressed About Money, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Despite financial strain, they still think education is a good investment

More Teen Athletes Undergoing Tommy John Elbow Surgery: Study July 14, 2015

Year-round focus on one sport likely behind the increase, doctors say

Health Tip: When Your Newborn Wants to Eat July 14, 2015

Learn signs that it's time for a feeding

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse July 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Experts Offer Diving Safety Tips July 11, 2015

Unsafe practices can lead to serious neck and spine injuries

Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon July 10, 2015

Study finds about one in seven kids has repeat episode

Health Tip: Prevent Boating Accidents July 10, 2015

Keep children safer with a life jacket

Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem July 09, 2015

Around 40 percent thought their weight was about right, British study finds

Cost a Barrier to Healthier Diets for Diabetic Kids, Study Shows July 08, 2015

Why many parents of children with type 1 diabetes struggle to provide better food choices

Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen July 08, 2015

Hands-on experience can encourage healthier eating

More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds July 07, 2015

Reports on outbreaks of measles, whooping cough in past year may have shifted opinions, pediatrician says

Health Tip: Help Kids Prevent Stress July 07, 2015

Teach coping techniques while they're young

Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot July 06, 2015

Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task July 03, 2015

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears July 03, 2015

Expert advises families to sit at least 500 feet from launch area

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors July 03, 2015

Always make sure they're supervised

Behind Many High-Achieving Children... July 02, 2015

Is a parent who nurtured their development, study suggests

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care July 02, 2015

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study July 02, 2015

Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD? July 01, 2015

Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use

Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost July 01, 2015

Study suggests these activities might improve kids' attention span, self-control

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control July 01, 2015

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety June 30, 2015

And help prevent injury

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds June 29, 2015

Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say

Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations June 29, 2015

Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says June 29, 2015

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids June 29, 2015

Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say

Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females June 28, 2015

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

Following Water Safety Rules Saves Lives, Red Cross Says June 27, 2015

Children can drown within five minutes, experts warn

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