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Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How April 20, 2015

Five strategies were identified that help get the medicine down

For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two April 17, 2015

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids April 17, 2015

Added bone mass may help delay osteoporosis, study suggests

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year April 16, 2015

Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

Health Tip: Measure Your Child's Height and Weight Correctly April 16, 2015

First, remove shoes and heavy clothing

Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study April 16, 2015

Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes April 16, 2015

But fewer than 2 percent of teens become regular users, study finds

New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors April 16, 2015

Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish April 15, 2015

Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

Child's Popularity May Rely on Understanding Others April 15, 2015

Researcher suggests sensitivity training for socially isolated kids

Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns About Autism in Young Kids: Study April 15, 2015

Research suggests that needless delays in diagnosis, treatment, occur as a result

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury April 13, 2015

Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems

Not Interested in School? Maybe They're Born That Way April 13, 2015

Study suggests genetics contribute to a student's lack of motivation

Know the Signs of Child Abuse April 13, 2015

All adults must play role in protecting kids from harm, doctor says

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking April 13, 2015

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

Health Tip: Use a Trampoline Safely April 13, 2015

Never leave a child unattended

Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions April 10, 2015

Sports medicine specialist offers tips to help keep teens and adults moving

Ear Infections Common, But Often Missed, in Infants April 10, 2015

Doctor says irritability, fever and pulling at ears are possible signs

Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study April 10, 2015

But they are more likely to develop flu-rated complications

Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism April 09, 2015

But research is still preliminary, expert says

Fewer U.S. Children Getting Melanoma: Study April 09, 2015

Researchers credit better education on risk of UV rays, changes in children's play

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens April 09, 2015

Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

Health Tip: Five Steps to Prevent Cavities in Kids April 09, 2015

Don't share utensils

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying April 08, 2015

Emotional kids may be most vulnerable

Teen Use of Long-Term Contraception Rising, But Remains Low April 07, 2015

U.S. government report says implants and IUDs are effective and safe options

In Rare Cases, Kids Can Get Food Allergies From Donated Blood April 07, 2015

But these 'transferred' reactions clear up within a few months, experts say

Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight? April 07, 2015

Here's how it can affect health

Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says April 04, 2015

Elbow ligament tears more common in South than North

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster April 03, 2015

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

Childhood Trauma May Raise Odds of Asthma April 03, 2015

Study finds divorce, death and violence appear linked to higher risk of respiratory illness

Surprises Help Babies Learn, Research Finds April 03, 2015

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury April 03, 2015

Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

Health Tip: Simplify Bedtime With the 4 B's April 03, 2015

This routine helps get kids to sleep

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections? April 03, 2015

European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women April 02, 2015

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist April 01, 2015

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children March 31, 2015

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

Health Tip: Shopping for Teens' Shoes March 31, 2015

Consider fit and function

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message' March 31, 2015

Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link March 31, 2015

Lab tests confirm half of cases in recent outbreak tied to specific virus strain

U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food March 30, 2015

But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds March 30, 2015

Using metrics, not teaspoons, reduces medication errors, American Academy of Pediatrics says

Avoid Medication Overdoses in Children March 27, 2015

Expert offers tips for keeping kids safe

Expert Offers Tips to Help Babies With Stuffy Noses March 27, 2015

Humidity and moisture can help prevent and treat congestion

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children March 27, 2015

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades March 27, 2015

Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals

Health Tip: Turning Kids on to a Healthy Lifestyle March 27, 2015

Make them want to eat healthier

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