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How Parents Add to Math Anxiety August 28, 2015

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters August 28, 2015

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey August 28, 2015

Users should store liquid nicotine where small children can't find it, researchers say

Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch August 28, 2015

Suggestions to reduce sodium

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm August 28, 2015

But study findings didn't prove cause-and-effect, only showed an association

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated August 27, 2015

Health officials call the finding heartening, but worry about lingering opposition to inoculations

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health August 27, 2015

Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says

Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find August 27, 2015

Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances August 27, 2015

But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time August 27, 2015

Do what works for your child

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends August 27, 2015

Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving August 26, 2015

Many adults are calling, texting when behind the wheel, survey finds

Parents' Clothing Can Infect Newborns in Intensive Care August 25, 2015

Researchers tested for respiratory syncytial virus

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins August 25, 2015

Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Health Tip: Your Child's Bowel Function August 25, 2015

Signs you should visit a doctor

Promacta Approval Expanded to Kids With Rare Blood Disorder August 24, 2015

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura involves low blood platelet counts

Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows August 24, 2015

Relationship suffered when one partner took on all parenting responsibilities

Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth August 23, 2015

Dental hygiene, good diet and regular checkups make for pearly whites, expert says

Focus on Healthy Backs for Back-to-School August 22, 2015

Spending hours hunched over electronic devices is a no-no, expert says

Excessive Sports Training Hurts Kids, Expert Warns August 21, 2015

Parents should set limits to help prevent injuries

Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids August 21, 2015

Expert shares tips for morning meals they can't pass up

Health Tip: Keep Kids Active August 21, 2015

Make playtime exercise time

Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States August 18, 2015

Prescription drugs are still effective, however

Vocabulary at 2 May Help Predict Kindergarten Success August 18, 2015

Researchers recommend reaching out to children in disadvantaged homes

Protective Eyewear in Girls' Field Hockey Means Fewer Injuries August 17, 2015

Eye-related injuries dropped, and rate of concussions didn't rise after requirement, study says

How Parents Can Ease Transition to First Grade August 17, 2015

Remain positive with your child, get involved in school life, expert says

Family Struggles May Affect Boys' Brain Development August 17, 2015

Mental health symptoms, reduced gray matter volume noted in study

Kids' Risky Behaviors a Concern in Some Military Families August 17, 2015

Subset of children struggle to cope with effects of parents serving in war, study shows

Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Eating Disorders August 17, 2015

Approach conversation honestly

Neglecting Teen Health May Lead to Bigger Problems as Adults August 17, 2015

More depression, poorer health reported at age 30, study says

Don't Let Backpacks Lead to Back Injury August 15, 2015

Experts offers tips for avoiding problems

Headaches Are Common in Kids, Teens August 14, 2015

Treatment often as simple as a glass of water, a good meal or some sleep, expert says

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim August 14, 2015

Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD August 14, 2015

U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers tips on coping with attention disorder

Kids Exposed to Lots of Alcohol Ads While Watching Sports on TV August 12, 2015

Australian study finds many drinking ads aired during kids' peak daytime viewing times

Health Tip: Ease the Transition to a New School August 12, 2015

Help your child cope with change

Sexting, Internet Safety for Kids Big Concerns in Survey August 11, 2015

Adults more worried about both problems in latest poll

Health Tip: Teach Children About Internet Safety August 11, 2015

Describe OK sites, and those to avoid

Old Electronics Potential Source of Lead Exposure in Kids August 10, 2015

Man who worked at recycling company brought toxins home to his kids via his clothes and hair, expert says

Some Babies May Pick Up 2nd Language More Easily August 10, 2015

Research suggests a behavior called 'gaze shifting' may be key

Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days August 08, 2015

Only 30 states have laws ensuring children access to proper care

What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health August 07, 2015

Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

Parents' Happiness Key to How Big Families Grow August 07, 2015

Study finds couples are less likely to have second child if their emotional well-being declines

Online Program Boosts Hand Washing, Cuts Infections August 07, 2015

Study finds risk of flu-like illness dropped 20 percent

Over 4 Million Americans Say They've Driven Drunk in Prior Month: CDC August 06, 2015

Typical drunk driver is a young male with a history of binge drinking, survey shows

What Works Best to Curb a Preschooler's Bad Behaviors? August 06, 2015

New look at the evidence supports 'time-outs,' withholding privileges or toys in some cases

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them August 05, 2015

Those who heard stories regularly showed more activity in areas linked to word meanings, imagination

Does Fatherhood When Young Boost Odds of Dying in Middle Age? August 04, 2015

Men who became dads in their early 20s were more likely to die in their late 40s and early 50s, Finnish study finds

More Evidence That Kids of Gay Parents Do Just Fine August 04, 2015

Studies show children raised by 2 moms or 2 dads consider themselves 'different,' but stigma is lessening