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Even in Taxis, Kids Belong in Safety SeatsMay 02, 2016

But study finds only 11 percent of children were properly restrained

Does TV Influence Which Alcohol Teens Favor?May 02, 2016

Study finds the more kids see a brand on shows, the more likely they'll drink it

Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.May 02, 2016

ERs treat more kids, perhaps because of greater concussion awareness, experts say

Kids With Two Dads as Well-Adjusted as Other Kids, Study FindsMay 02, 2016

But many of the fathers say they still face societal barriers

Study Suggests Aerial Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism RatesMay 02, 2016

But researcher said finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect connection

Autism Diagnosed at Younger AgesMay 02, 2016

Researcher says this is due to change in screening guidelines for 18- and 24-month-olds

E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some SchoolsApril 29, 2016

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

Health Tip: Avoid Alcohol While NursingApril 29, 2016

Help keep baby safe

Spanking: More Harm Than Good?April 27, 2016

It can lead to psychological, learning problems in kids, analysis of 75 studies suggests

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every DayApril 27, 2016

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings LaterApril 26, 2016

Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes

Music Might Give Babies' Language Skills a BoostApril 25, 2016

Small study suggests an effect, but just how long it may last is unclear

Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study FindsApril 25, 2016

To avoid potential harm, experts recommend consuming a variety of grains early in life

Temporarily Turning Blue Sometimes Normal for Babies, Doctors SayApril 25, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics refines guideline on what's called a 'brief resolved unexplained event'

Teen Moms May Ignore Advice for Helping Babies Sleep SafelyApril 21, 2016

Awareness of SIDS risk didn't spur young mothers to follow recommendations, study finds

Nagging Your Kids About Weight Might BackfireApril 21, 2016

Children added pounds if parents thought they were heavy, research suggests

Eating Disorders Seem More Common in Schools Where Girls PredominateApril 21, 2016

And schools with kids from more educated parents also had higher rates, study found

Cow's Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: StudyApril 20, 2016

But one expert contends that difference in bone density wasn't enough, on average, to worry about fractures

More Evidence Gay Parents Raise Well-Adjusted KidsApril 19, 2016

Latest study found no differences in general health, mental health or learning abilities

Health Tip: Calming a Child After a NightmareApril 19, 2016

Offer comfort and reassurance

Toddlers' Sweet Tooth a Weight-Gain Danger, Study ConfirmsApril 18, 2016

Tots who favored sugary snacks over salty ones tended to be heavier by age 3, researchers found

Health Tip: Stop Eating When You're FullApril 15, 2016

Pay attention to feeling of fullness

Health Tip: Why Are Some Babies Born Bigger?April 13, 2016

Mother's health can affect baby's size

Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study FindsApril 06, 2016

But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

Health Tip: Is Your Child Ready for Potty Training?April 06, 2016

Motor and language skills are a must

Caring for Baby's Teeth Starts Before BirthApril 05, 2016

Expert shares timeline for child's dental health

Health Tip: Your Extracurricular TeenApril 05, 2016

Are after-school activities causing stress?

FDA Suggests Limit for Arsenic in Infant Rice CerealApril 01, 2016

The element occurs naturally in soil and water; rice plants absorb it more than other crops, agency says

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen DrinkingApril 01, 2016

Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk, Study SuggestsApril 01, 2016

But the research did not prove a cause-and-effect connection

U.S. Autism Rate Unchanged at 1 in 68 Kids: CDCMarch 31, 2016

It's not yet clear if the rate will stabilize over the long-term, experts say

Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for KidsMarch 31, 2016

Study finds social and educational issues may be a concern as children get older

Health Tip: Watch for Mental Health 'Red Flags' in KidsMarch 30, 2016

Warning signs you shouldn't ignore include changes in sleep habits

Stay Safe in the Water This Spring BreakMarch 29, 2016

Vigilance at the beach is key, especially for young children, expert says

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health ProblemMarch 29, 2016

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

Infant Ear Infections Becoming Less CommonMarch 28, 2016

Just under half of U.S. babies have them in first year now, compared to 60 percent in '80s and '90s

Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single SportMarch 26, 2016

Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

Caffeine Intake -- Even Dad's -- Linked to Miscarriage, Study SaysMarch 25, 2016

Behaviors prior to conception influence pregnancy loss

Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in KidsMarch 25, 2016

Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance RulesMarch 25, 2016

Dealing with red tape consumes clinicians' time, poses danger to patients, researchers say

Kids' Fruit Drinks, Juices Contain Day's Worth of SugarMarch 24, 2016

Study was conducted in Britain, but experts say similar results would be found in U.S.

Health Tip: Breakfast Is EssentialMarch 23, 2016

It can help kids do better in school

Many Parents Skeptical of Online Doctor Ratings, Poll FindsMarch 22, 2016

But one-third turn to Internet to choose physicians

Antibiotics Don't Boost Baby's Weight: StudyMarch 22, 2016

Contrary to what happens in animals, infection-fighting drugs won't cause excess pounds, researchers say

Uninsured Parents Often Unaware Kids Could Be CoveredMarch 22, 2016

U.S. study of minority children finds many have unmet health needs

60,000 U.S. Kids Treated for Accidental Medicine Poisoning a YearMarch 21, 2016

Toddlers account for 7 out of 10 cases, report says

Most Families Cherish a Child With Down Syndrome, Survey FindsMarch 21, 2016

Only younger siblings struggled in some cases, which researchers said wasn't surprising

Psychological Disorders Affect 1 in 7 U.S. Kids Under 9: CDCMarch 18, 2016

Parents' mental health, lack of medical care contribute to disabilities, researchers say

More Young Americans Support Gay Adoption: SurveyMarch 17, 2016

But tolerance still varies between teens and 40-somethings

Kids Who Aren't Ready for Kindergarten May Suffer Long-Term ConsequencesMarch 16, 2016

Study finds such youngsters more likely to be held back, or even expelled by fourth grade