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For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds August 19, 2014

Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study August 19, 2014

Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends

Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food August 19, 2014

Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat

Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says August 18, 2014

Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time: Study August 18, 2014

But men who seek time for kids are viewed positively, researchers find

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Largest increase reported among wealthier families

Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated August 18, 2014

Messages that focus on benefits to the child have the most impact, study finds

Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules August 17, 2014

Making the adjustment 'doesn't just happen overnight,' health expert says

Settling Back-to-School Nerves August 16, 2014

Expert offers parents tips on reducing anxieties, jitters for kids

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses August 15, 2014

Consider kid's maturity level before giving your answer, FDA says

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips August 15, 2014

When kids carry too much, muscle strains and back pain can occur

Back-to-School Prep Includes Lice Review August 15, 2014

Don't count on home remedies, experts say

Health Tip: If Your Child is Having Nightmares August 15, 2014

Keeping a sleep diary may help

Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors August 14, 2014

Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies August 13, 2014

Study shows only half of eligible women in lower-income countries receive helpful drug

Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports August 13, 2014

Declines seen in every age group except for those over 35

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence August 12, 2014

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

Health Tip: School Bus Safety August 12, 2014

Show the child how to board, exit

Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns August 11, 2014

Some sodas, juices and sports drinks may harm young smiles

Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School August 11, 2014

Start the year with a healthy eating plan

Health Tip: Promoting Social Behavior in Toddlers August 11, 2014

Support your child's development

Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips August 09, 2014

Going barefoot in the summer increases risk of problems, doctor says

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning August 08, 2014

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study August 08, 2014

Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

Health Tip: Being Healthy Parents August 08, 2014

Find time to be together

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls August 07, 2014

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With Your Child August 07, 2014

It helps improve self-esteem

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids August 05, 2014

Expert offers tips on protecting small passengers from heat-related tragedies

Health Tip: Avoiding Parental Burnout August 05, 2014

What you can do to deal with stress

Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too August 04, 2014

Study finds that these kids may be plagued by the condition throughout childhood

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids August 04, 2014

About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids? August 04, 2014

Study found children who played an hour or less a day were the most well-adjusted

Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth August 04, 2014

Don't put juice in baby's bottle

Stay Out of Stinging Insects' Way This Summer August 03, 2014

Bees, wasps and other pests send about 500,000 Americans to the hospital annually

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips August 01, 2014

Almost 140 children and adults die every year in school transportation accidents

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says August 01, 2014

Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time August 01, 2014

Be strict about when it's forbidden

Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition July 31, 2014

Less than one-third of home meals met federal standards for school-served foods, study finds

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds July 31, 2014

Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say

Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp July 31, 2014

Make an informed selection

Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids July 30, 2014

Experts share childproofing advice

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests July 30, 2014

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects July 30, 2014

Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development

Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods July 29, 2014

To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise July 29, 2014

Here's a list of health benefits

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students July 28, 2014

Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults July 28, 2014

Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying July 28, 2014

Such as a sudden desire to avoid school

Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds July 15, 2014

Benefits evident from birth, researchers say

Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking July 15, 2014

Including difficulty breathing

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