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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

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

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

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

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

The Motherlode of 'Mother Love' Chemicals February 13, 2017

Moms secrete more dopamine when watching their own babies, study finds

Health Tip: Protect Kids in Cold Weather February 13, 2017

Tips to preserve winter fun

Needed: An 'Action Plan' for Kids Prone to Severe Allergic Reactions February 13, 2017

First line of defense is an epinephrine auto-injector, pediatricians say

Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes February 10, 2017

Study of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder

Winning the Veggie Wars With Kids February 10, 2017

Nutritionist offers advice on getting children to eat healthier fare

College Students Seem to Take Longer to Recover From Concussion February 10, 2017

Average is 1-2 weeks, but study found some kids needed more than 3 weeks to get better

8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs February 09, 2017

Boosting your child's immune system lets them stay in cold- and flu-fighting shape

Harsh Parenting Can Backfire With Bad Behavior From Teens February 08, 2017

Early sex, stealing and dropping out of school are some of the consequences, study contends

E-Cigs May Be 'Bridge' to Teens' Tobacco Use February 08, 2017

'Vapers' seem much more likely to give real smokes a try, study finds

Laundry Detergent Pods Linked to Eye Burn Danger in Kids February 02, 2017

Nearly 500 such injuries occurred in 2015, study reports

Most U.S. Adults Support Routine Child Vaccine February 02, 2017

Survey finds 80 percent have positive view of the shot against measles, mumps and rubella

Parents of Kids With Heart Defects Face PTSD Risk: Study February 01, 2017

They're also more likely to suffer depression, anxiety -- and new moms particularly vulnerable

Health Tip: Why Are Baby Teeth Important? February 01, 2017

And shouldn't be neglected

Health Tip: Keep Kids Healthy During Winter January 31, 2017

Suggestions for colder weather

Teach Your Kids to Use Media in Healthy Ways January 30, 2017

Even toddlers can benefit from educational TV and apps, pediatricians say

Health Tip: Is Your Toddler Eating Enough? January 30, 2017

Here's some expert advice

Health Tip: Choose Safe Personal Care Products January 27, 2017

Always read labels

Health Tip: Finding Help for an Overweight Child January 26, 2017

Identifying the best program

Pediatricians Say No to Wearable Smartphone Baby Monitors January 24, 2017

Sensors in infant clothing that track 'vitals' can cause unnecessary alarm, report says

When College Kids Surf the Web in Class, Grades Fall January 23, 2017

Study finds the habit hurts academics, and supports the notion of leaving laptops at home

E-Cigarettes Not a Smoking Deterrent for Kids January 23, 2017

Study finds 'vaping' might lead teens who would've never smoked to try nicotine

Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids With Autism January 20, 2017

Elevated stress hormone levels linked to stomach problems among these children, researchers say

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try January 17, 2017

Treatment with 1 to 5 needles might stop the excessive crying, Swedish researchers say

Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out of School January 16, 2017

Most agree those with diarrhea should stay home, but about half would send a child who had thrown up

Pediatricians Offer Heads-Up for Preventing Soccer Injuries January 14, 2017

Sprains and strains are common on the field

Head for the Hills With Sled Safety in Mind January 13, 2017

Kids at higher risk for head and neck injuries while sledding, safety experts warn

Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars January 12, 2017

Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

Health Tip: Help Young Children Make Healthy Changes January 12, 2017

Here's what they can do

Kids' Care May Suffer When Parents Clash With Medical Staff January 10, 2017

Doctors, nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study finds

Poverty's Impact on a Child's Mental Health January 10, 2017

Poor kids more likely to grow up feeling powerless and behaving aggressively, study shows

Flameless Candle Batteries Pose Risk to Kids January 04, 2017

If swallowed, serious damage can occur in just 2 hours, poison center expert says

Can Parents' Weight Hinder Toddlers' Development? January 03, 2017

Study links -- but doesn't prove -- Moms', Dads' obesity tied to delayed social and problem-solving skills

Health Tip: Skip Winter Coats in Car Seats January 03, 2017

How to keep kids safer

Disabled Children Face Bullying Throughout School Years December 29, 2016

More must be done to teach them how to respond to aggression, researcher says

Health Tip: Watch Salt in Kids' Diets December 28, 2016

Here's what the Heart Association suggests

U.S. Families Spend 1.5 Billion Hours Yearly on Kids With Special Health Needs December 27, 2016

Care provided by parents adds up to nearly $18 billion in lost wages, study says

Home Visits Can Help New Parents December 26, 2016

Study finds programs reduce ER trips and doctor appointments

Health Tip: When a Child Is Sick December 26, 2016

Signs you should see a doctor

Health Tip: Getting Your Child Vaccinated December 22, 2016

Distractions can help prevent pain

Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays December 21, 2016

Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

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