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Tips for Safe Snow Fun February 28, 2015

Winter sports account for more than 343,000 injuries in U.S. a year, experts say

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine February 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke February 27, 2015

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating February 26, 2015

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death February 26, 2015

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases February 25, 2015

Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma February 23, 2015

Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates February 23, 2015

Centralized notification systems might be more effective than doctors' office messages, study suggests

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study February 23, 2015

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk? February 23, 2015

Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study February 23, 2015

Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

Health Tip: Take Seven Steps for Heart-Healthy Kids February 23, 2015

From food to exercise, promote heart health in children

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading February 20, 2015

Make the experience enjoyable for both of you

Mental Health Woes Common Among Homeless Kids, Study Finds February 19, 2015

Exposure to poverty, violence and poor health care may up the odds

Health Tip: If Your Child Has Trouble Hearing February 19, 2015

Here are common warning signs

Heart Drug Clears Up 'Strawberry' Birthmarks February 18, 2015

Study suggests propranolol as a new option to treat infantile hemangioma

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports February 18, 2015

Enforcing naps after children naturally outgrow them leads to less sleep overall

Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains February 17, 2015

MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

Kids Can Get Migraines Too February 17, 2015

Tracking pain patterns and getting treatment can help, experts explain

Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens February 16, 2015

Many were concerned about logistics, impact on after-school activities, survey finds

Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants February 16, 2015

Risk, though small, appears highest when medications given in first 6 weeks, researchers report

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids February 16, 2015

Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

U.S. Teens Getting Less Sleep Than Ever February 16, 2015

Researchers find more adolescents today are short on shut-eye than in the 1990s

Health Tip: Preparing Your Child for the Dentist February 16, 2015

Make the first visit easier

Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free February 15, 2015

Snacking 24/7 can lead to serious decay

U.S.-Born Latino Teens Feel the Stress of Discrimination More February 13, 2015

Study finds that adolescents born outside the country aren't as affected

'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study February 13, 2015

Brain scans also reveal apparent lack of social recognition during video play, researchers say

Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find February 12, 2015

In small study, almost a quarter met all criteria for the trauma-induced disorder

Prolonged Rescue Efforts May Not Help Young Drowning Victims: Study February 11, 2015

Researchers found brain damage and death likely when resuscitation attempts went beyond 30 minutes

Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'? February 10, 2015

Pediatricians and parents struggle with keeping children safe amid concerns over vaccine

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study February 09, 2015

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows February 09, 2015

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

Program for 1-Year-Olds Tries to Lessen Autism's Impact February 06, 2015

Parents taught to work on concerning behaviors before diagnosis

Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds February 06, 2015

But, they will likely outgrow the airway condition, researchers report

Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says February 06, 2015

Allowing some freedom at age 2 reaped benefits by fifth grade

Exclusive Breast-Feeding May Ease Transition to Solid Food February 05, 2015

Formula appears to change composition of gut bacteria, researchers say

Electronic Devices May Disrupt Teen Sleep, Study Reports February 03, 2015

Kids using computers and phones take longer to drift off at night

Health Tip: Keep Babies Warm During Winter February 03, 2015

Dress them in layers when venturing outside

Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study February 02, 2015

Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar

Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds February 02, 2015

Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

Medication Problems May Spur Many Child ER Trips, Study Finds February 02, 2015

Bad reactions, misuse are the common culprits, researchers say

Health Tip: Why Your Child's Back Hurts February 02, 2015

It may be a simple muscle sprain

Certain Genes in Babies May Up Preterm Birth Risk February 02, 2015

Mother's genes don't appear linked to premature delivery, study suggests

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls January 30, 2015

Hormones may offer young females some protection from toxic effects, study says

Early Exposure to English May Help Spanish-Speaking Kids in School January 30, 2015

Hearing it at home can bolster success in classroom, researcher says

Girls Outperform Boys Academically Around the Globe, Study Says January 30, 2015

Even in countries with gender inequality, female students often have better grades

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for College January 30, 2015

Address any health issues

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study January 29, 2015

Regular bedtime, plus limits on caffeine and electronics in the bedroom, all key

Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds January 29, 2015

Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles January 29, 2015

Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

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