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Teething Tips From Dental Specialists December 08, 2016

Cool, but not frozen, items may ease your baby's discomfort

Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say December 06, 2016

But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead

Scientists Discover More Clues to Stuttering December 05, 2016

MRI shows involvement of brain areas controlling speech, attention and emotion

Health Tip: Build Your Child's Healthy Plate November 30, 2016

Make sure the child has nutritious meals

ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids November 29, 2016

Rollovers and heavier vehicles are some likely reasons why, study shows

Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report November 28, 2016

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

Are Your Kids Thankful? November 24, 2016

These tips from a child development expert will help you foster an everyday attitude of gratitude in your children

Health Tip: Create a Safer Home for Kids With Seizures November 24, 2016

For starters: secure padding to any object with sharp corners

Keep Kids in Mind When Politics Intrude at Thanksgiving November 23, 2016

Heated political discussions can frighten children, psychiatrists warn

'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study November 23, 2016

A man's enjoyment, confidence in his role as father seemed even more important than time spent

Health Tip: Make Brushing Teeth Fun November 23, 2016

Try entertaining your child while brushing

Violent Media Often Give Rise to Nightmares November 22, 2016

Research also found viewing sexual content can lead to erotic dreams, but not as often

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe During the Holidays November 22, 2016

What parents can do

Troubled Preschoolers Not Getting Effective Treatment: Report November 21, 2016

Pediatricians' group wants to expand access to family-based therapies

Teen 'Choking Game' Played Solo Points to Suicide Risks November 21, 2016

Kids who tried this game alone were almost 5 times more likely to think of killing themselves, study finds

TV Snack Ads Make Preschoolers Snack More: Study November 21, 2016

This happened even with kids who weren't hungry, researchers found

Earnings Fall After a Child's Cancer Diagnosis November 21, 2016

Mothers more likely than fathers to stop working, study finds

Neighborhoods May Be Key to Teens' Mental Well-Being November 18, 2016

When neighbors look out for others' kids, children have better emotional health, study finds

Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks November 17, 2016

Soda sales fell 20 percent in Maryland county, study finds

Safety Group Releases Annual Dangerous Toys List November 16, 2016

Risks include choking and suffocation, as well as injuries from shooting toys

Fewer American Parents Are Spanking Their Kids November 14, 2016

More are relying on timeouts to discipline children, study shows

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Choose Good Friends November 14, 2016

Suggestions for better relationships

Blood Test May Someday Diagnose Concussion November 11, 2016

Small study suggests markers in the blood might spot when brain injury has occurred

Kids React Differently When a Beloved Pet Dies November 11, 2016

Some want a new animal right away, while others feel they need to honor the memory

How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts November 11, 2016

New guidelines coming soon from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Health Tip: When Sleep is Interrupted November 10, 2016

What weary parents can do

Parents Often Miss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Kids November 08, 2016

Signs may include nightmares, avoiding reminders of the trauma, feeling unsafe, researchers find

E-Cigs Tied to More Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use November 08, 2016

But vaping group contends the electronic devices lower smoking rates

Health Tip: Safer Sleep for Baby November 08, 2016

Here's what's recommended

Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer But Not Always Better November 07, 2016

Those treated in 1990s more likely to report pain and poor health as adults, researchers say

Downside to Exercise for City Kids: More Pollution November 02, 2016

Inhaling black carbon from traffic offsets benefits, environmental health specialist says

Lazy Summer Days Mean Weight Gain for Young Kids November 02, 2016

Children from kindergarten through second grade put on weight when school's out, study found

Health Tip: Help Teens Learn to Read Food Labels November 02, 2016

What parents can do

DNA May Influence Your Reproductive Decisions November 01, 2016

Age of first childbirth involves more than just personal choice, study suggests

Smartphones, Tablets Keep Kids Buzzing at Bedtime October 31, 2016

Children with access to these devices don't get enough sleep, study finds

Health Tip: Boost Your Teen's Self-Esteem October 31, 2016

Here's what you can do

Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Costumes October 28, 2016

Tips for a happier Halloween

Kids With Gay or Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine: Study October 27, 2016

Study finds no differences between children of gay, lesbian or heterosexual couples

Parent-Led Autism Therapy Shows Lasting Benefits October 26, 2016

Early intervention reduced symptom severity years later, study finds

Health Tip: Pay Attention on Halloween October 26, 2016

Safety tips for walking trick-or-treaters

More Airline Injuries to Tots on Laps October 25, 2016

Reported mishaps include falls and burns from spilled hot drinks, study finds

Health Tip: Six Dangerous Driving Habits October 24, 2016

Things teens should avoid

Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football October 24, 2016

Not yet clear if those changes are lasting or meaningful

More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches October 21, 2016

Study finds hospital admissions for head pain also up; reasons are unclear

Bullied Teen's Suicide Didn't Spur Copycat Attempts: Study October 21, 2016

Canadian case was highly publicized on social media, researchers report

Pediatricians: Kids Need 'Media Use Plan' From Parents October 21, 2016

Suggestions include no screen time for those under 18 months, not using media as 'soothing tool'

Be Aware of What You Share Online About Your Kids October 21, 2016

New review offers parents advice on how to be more careful with postings that could affect their children

1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day October 21, 2016

But, medical recommendation is to stay out of game after head injury

Kids' Media Time Adds Up, Subtracts From Homework October 21, 2016

Interest in learning new things also shrinks with greater screen time, pediatricians find

Health Tip: Supporting a Child Who Is Bullied October 21, 2016

What parents can do