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More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds July 07, 2015

Reports on outbreaks of measles, whooping cough in past year may have shifted opinions, pediatrician says

Health Tip: Help Kids Prevent Stress July 07, 2015

Teach coping techniques while they're young

Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot July 06, 2015

Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task July 03, 2015

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears July 03, 2015

Expert advises families to sit at least 500 feet from launch area

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors July 03, 2015

Always make sure they're supervised

Behind Many High-Achieving Children... July 02, 2015

Is a parent who nurtured their development, study suggests

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care July 02, 2015

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study July 02, 2015

Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD? July 01, 2015

Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use

Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost July 01, 2015

Study suggests these activities might improve kids' attention span, self-control

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control July 01, 2015

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety June 30, 2015

And help prevent injury

Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations June 29, 2015

Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds June 29, 2015

Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids June 29, 2015

Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says June 29, 2015

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females June 28, 2015

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

Following Water Safety Rules Saves Lives, Red Cross Says June 27, 2015

Children can drown within five minutes, experts warn

'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids June 26, 2015

Review of thousands of studies on the issue finds broad consensus among experts

Health Tip: Swimming Safely June 26, 2015

Make sure pool is enclosed

Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends June 25, 2015

At least one expert questions whether improvements are due to the procedure

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk June 24, 2015

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey June 23, 2015

Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home June 18, 2015

4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

High School Football Players May Be at Doubled Risk of Migraine June 18, 2015

Head injuries likely play a role in these headaches, second study suggests

Health Tip: How to Stay Safe at an Amusement Park June 17, 2015

Follow rules of the ride

Extreme 'Preemie' Infants at No Higher Risk If Included in Clinical Trials June 16, 2015

Study found similar rates of adverse events

Health Tip: Dealing With a Disrespectful Child June 16, 2015

Set a good example

Health Tip: Watch for Playground Burns June 16, 2015

Be aware of equipment that heats up

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries June 15, 2015

Cutting is the most common problem, followed by firearm injuries

Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns June 15, 2015

Fires and even explosions have been linked to this practice, experts say

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids June 12, 2015

When immunization rates go down, 'herd' immunity also declines, experts note

Health Tip: Keep Your Cool During Summer June 12, 2015

Protect against heat-related illness

U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day June 11, 2015

Under-hydration can pose real health risks for children, study authors say

Synthetic Pot a Growing Danger, CDC Report Finds June 11, 2015

Calls to poison control centers jumped more than 300 percent from January to April

Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade June 11, 2015

U.S. report finds fewer than one in four teens recently had alcohol

1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study June 10, 2015

Two large international trials suggest single immunization may be as good as two or three

Babies Who 'Resettle' on Their Own Get Better Sleep June 10, 2015

And that could be a blessing to sleep-starved parents of infants, research suggests

Health Tip: Older Children Need a Bedtime Routine, Too June 10, 2015

To promote better sleep

Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families June 09, 2015

Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

Parents' Age May Be Factor in Child's Autism Risk June 09, 2015

Greater odds of disorder in kids of teen moms, older moms and parents with big age gap, study suggests

More Young Children Exposed to Marijuana, Study Finds June 09, 2015

Kids younger than 3 may eat the drug when it's baked into brownies and cookies

Health Tip: Check for Children in the Driveway June 08, 2015

Walk a lap around the car before you drive

Safety Precautions Help Prevent Summer Camp Injuries June 05, 2015

Accidents often happen during supervised activities, experts warn

Cyberbullying Less Stressful Than In-Person Bullying, Study Claims June 05, 2015

Face-to-face aggression coupled with online harassment seems most distressing to kids

Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism June 05, 2015

These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

Autism Linked to Higher Smog Levels, Study Says June 05, 2015

But no mechanism explains the link so far, and one expert expressed skepticism

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating June 05, 2015

Hunger may not be the only reason

Falls Are Leading Cause of Childhood Injuries, Expert Says June 04, 2015

Parents should be particularly careful about windows

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