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Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention November 25, 2014

Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness November 25, 2014

Full-time program for youngest tots boosts test scores, attendance: study

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens November 25, 2014

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study November 24, 2014

Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report November 24, 2014

High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows November 24, 2014

Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report November 24, 2014

For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies November 22, 2014

Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking November 21, 2014

Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals November 21, 2014

Turn on bathroom fan while in use

U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says November 19, 2014

Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say

Health Tip: Easing Baby's Nasal Congestion November 19, 2014

Use a cool-mist humidifier

Parents Want Children in Day Care to Be Vaccinated: Poll November 18, 2014

Three-quarters said they'd pull their kids out if others weren't up to date on shots

Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down November 17, 2014

But veggies at school lunches get left on the plate, say researchers studying healthy eating

Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact November 17, 2014

Shortened lifespan, disability often come in wake of these injuries, study finds

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests November 17, 2014

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children November 17, 2014

To mark World Prematurity Day on Monday, researchers announce $250 million to combat the problem

More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC November 13, 2014

Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows November 12, 2014

Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts say

Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Bedtime Fears November 12, 2014

Offer reassurance, but don't offer your bed

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits November 11, 2014

Study found telling 2-year-olds what they can't eat meant they ate better at age 4

Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows November 10, 2014

Weight at 11 a good indicator of weight at 16, researchers found

Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Poisoning Risk to Kids, Study Says November 10, 2014

One death, more than 700 illnesses among young U.S. children

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Ready to Read November 10, 2014

Offer support, but don't rush the learning process

School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study November 07, 2014

Little ones' lunchboxes often contain fat, desserts, sugary drinks, researchers say

Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports November 06, 2014

Coordinated care is essential for reducing death rates, experts say

Newer Pneumonia Vaccine for Kids Beats Older Version: Study November 06, 2014

Almost 30 percent fewer kids under 2 hospitalized for serious lung infections

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem November 06, 2014

Study finds children who know friends will always care are more resilient

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure November 05, 2014

Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design November 05, 2014

Lighting, temperature can influence student achievement, researchers say

Health Tip: Saying Goodbye to Your Child at Day Care November 05, 2014

Help make parting easier

Health Tip: Signs of a Yeast Diaper Rash November 04, 2014

Call the pediatrician if you notice these symptoms

Better Detection, Diagnosis Major Factors Behind Rise in Autism Cases: Study November 03, 2014

But, reporting changes don't explain the total increase, experts say

Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns November 03, 2014

Study also finds that parents respond more to sounds of babies who match their gender

Typical ADHD Care Leaves Room for Improvement, Study Finds November 03, 2014

Many pediatricians fail to follow guidelines for diagnosis, treatment

Health Tip: Teach Children Never to Play in the Car November 03, 2014

And lock the car when not in use

Child's Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons October 31, 2014

Transfer to another hospital delays treatment, researchers say

Study Shows How Toddlers Adjust to Adult Anger October 31, 2014

Even 15-month-olds can recognize ways to avoid arousing the wrath of a grown-up

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes? October 31, 2014

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma October 30, 2014

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes October 30, 2014

Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens October 29, 2014

Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says October 28, 2014

Researchers link psychiatric issues to 'behavioral insomnias of childhood'

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says October 28, 2014

Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough October 27, 2014

Parents report a spoonful of agave nectar or flavored water reduced symptoms

Health Tip: Get Kids Outdoors October 27, 2014

How outside exercise can boost health

Health Tip: Use Sidewalks When Trick-or-Treating October 27, 2014

Halloween safety suggestions

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults October 24, 2014

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight October 24, 2014

Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween October 24, 2014

Be careful of trick-or-treaters

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