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Study Ties Parents' Criticism to Persistent ADHD in KidsFebruary 12, 2016

If harsh comments focus on the child, rather than the behaviors, symptoms may linger, researcher says

Health Tip: Set up a Safe Changing TableFebruary 12, 2016

Avoid injury while changing baby's diaper

Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study SuggestsFebruary 11, 2016

Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

Study Links Child Abuse, Neglect to Earlier Onset of Bipolar DisorderFebruary 11, 2016

Researchers also found greater risk of suicide and more severe manic and depressive symptoms

Health Tip: Plan Family Meals and ExerciseFebruary 11, 2016

Stay healthier together

Health Tip: When Is the Right Time for a Nap?February 10, 2016

The optimal time for your baby

Homemade 'Dewshine' Can Be DeadlyFebruary 09, 2016

2 teens have already died from toxic mix of soda and racing fuel, expert says

Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. TeensFebruary 09, 2016

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force SaysFebruary 08, 2016

Experts add that more research needed to determine whether kids under 12 should also be tested

Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on VaccinesFebruary 08, 2016

Moms and dads who were well-informed on Disneyland cases were more confident about shots in survey

Super Bowl Safety: Protect Kids From Toppling TVsFebruary 06, 2016

Poorly positioned televisions injure thousands of children a year, experts say

Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in OutbreaksFebruary 05, 2016

Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?February 04, 2016

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?February 03, 2016

Expert says doctors need to do more to safeguard kids from concussions

Parent's Depression May Harm Child's Grades, Study FindsFebruary 03, 2016

Treating the adult might help school performance, experts say

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: SurveyFebruary 02, 2016

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

Health Tip: Help Your Child Kick a Bad HabitFebruary 02, 2016

Suggestions to change unwanted behavior

Less Than Half of U.S. Babies Receive Flu Vaccine: CDCFebruary 02, 2016

Many parents don't realize how deadly flu can be, expert says

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe in the BathroomFebruary 01, 2016

Suggestions to avoid injury

Face-to-Face Still Trumps Texts for Social Closeness, Studies FindJanuary 29, 2016

In-person communication better at conveying emotions, and helps preteens read nonverbal cues, researchers say

Worldwide Boost in Breast-Feeding Could Save 800,000 Lives: StudyJanuary 29, 2016

Global economy would also benefit from more mothers nursing their babies, study contends

Health Tip: Protect Your Child's EyesJanuary 27, 2016

Keep harmful objects out of reach

Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy EmergenciesJanuary 26, 2016

Many don't know how, when to use epinephrine, study finds

Teens Who 'Vape' May Be More Likely to Try Smoking, TooJanuary 26, 2016

Study finds e-cigarette users have almost triple the odds compared to nonusers

Some College Kids Spend a Fifth of Class Time on Digital DevicesJanuary 26, 2016

Survey finds many are texting, emailing or checking social media

Healthy-Eating Tots Still Like Junk FoodJanuary 23, 2016

Obesity prevention efforts may need to do more than encourage kids to eat fruits and veggies, experts say

'Standing Desks' in Classrooms May Kickstart Kids' ActivityJanuary 22, 2016

Staying upright might also lead to improved behavior, research suggests

Health Tip: Promote Healthier Eating in KidsJanuary 22, 2016

Suggestions to foster good habits

Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: StudyJanuary 21, 2016

Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

Excess Weight Linked to Blood Clot Risk in KidsJanuary 21, 2016

One in three children with a clot was obese, study finds

Parental Debt May Affect Kids' BehaviorJanuary 21, 2016

The key seems to be the reasons why they borrow, study suggests

Breast Concerns May Sideline Many Teen Girls From SportsJanuary 20, 2016

Survey finds about half of British high school girls forgo activities

Schools Offering Drinking Water May Have Slightly Slimmer StudentsJanuary 19, 2016

When water was available, kids purchased less milk, study found

Out-of-Shape Teens May Face High Blood Pressure LaterJanuary 19, 2016

Even thin kids are at risk, study says, emphasizing importance of exercise

More Evidence That Severe Poverty Harms Kids' HealthJanuary 18, 2016

Children living way below poverty line more likely to be obese, exposed to lead

Health Tip: Let Kids Dip Into LunchJanuary 18, 2016

Pack crackers and veggies with dip

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda AisleJanuary 14, 2016

Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

Acetaminophen Tops List of Accidental Infant PoisoningsJanuary 13, 2016

Other common dangers included cough/cold meds, ibuprofen and diaper rash creams, data shows

Health Tip: Help Keep Your Child From SmokingJanuary 13, 2016

Discuss possible dangers

Study Finds Poverty a Stronger Harbinger of Childhood Obesity Than RaceJanuary 12, 2016

Low-income students may consume more fast food, have less access to activity, researchers suggest

Health Tip: Treating Your Child's ColdJanuary 12, 2016

Suggestions to help ease symptoms

Parents Can Play Big Role in Thwarting Teen Fights: StudyJanuary 08, 2016

Changing mindset that fighting is sometimes OK could help avert violence, researchers say

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for the DentistJanuary 08, 2016

How you can help

Influential Students Effective at Bully Prevention, Study FindsJanuary 07, 2016

Key may be enlisting kids with wide social networks, not who adults think is 'good,' researcher says

Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Toys for LeadJanuary 07, 2016

Protect against lead poisoning

Single Parents Struggle Most to Get a Good Night's Sleep: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

New data also shows moms most likely to suffer from lack of shuteye

Health Tip: Does Your Child Still Need a Sitter?January 06, 2016

Signs the child may be able to stay alone

Try Home Remedies for Child's Cough or ColdJanuary 05, 2016

Over-the-counter treatments are riskier and costlier, says American Academy of Pediatrics

Millions of Teens Exposed to E-Cigarette Ads: CDCJanuary 05, 2016

Unrestricted marketing could upend decades of progress against youth smoking

New School Lunch Program Lets Kids Select More Nutritious MealsJanuary 04, 2016

Changes include more variety, and servings of fruits and vegetables, researchers say