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Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study November 27, 2015

Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids November 23, 2015

Review of studies finds drugs like Ritalin, Adderall may create sleep woes for some

Health Tip: Safety Suggestions for Teenage Babysitters November 23, 2015

For starters, be sure there's someone to escort you home from a babysitting job at night

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine Schedule November 20, 2015

11 percent intend to spread out the recommended inoculations, survey finds

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm November 20, 2015

Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

Health Tip: Help Your Toddler Develop Needed Skills November 18, 2015

Suggested activities include playing with blocks, stringing large beads

More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids November 17, 2015

But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

Experts Pan Gene Testing of Budding Athletes November 17, 2015

Scientific evidence is far too weak to determine a child's talent, panel says

How to Keep Your Baby's Slumber Safe November 14, 2015

Babies should be placed on their back and in their own bed to sleep, pediatrician advises

CDC: Child Autism Rate Now 1 in 45 After Survey Method Changes November 13, 2015

The number differs based on new questions parents were asked about their children

Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect November 12, 2015

Periods during and just after deployment are highest risk, study finds

California Vaccine Refusers Cluster in Rich, White Areas November 12, 2015

But changes are coming to that state's 'personal belief' exemption law

Sharp Increase in U.S. Babies Born With Syphilis: CDC November 12, 2015

Pregnant women should be screened for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Losing a Parent in Childhood May Raise Suicide Risk Decades Later November 11, 2015

Rate of suicide for people who'd suffered such an early loss was double that of those who hadn't, study found

Health Tip: Reducing Your Child's Risk of Lead Poisoning November 11, 2015

Be especially careful if you live in an older home

Bystander CPR Helps Some Kids Survive Cardiac Arrest November 10, 2015

Unfortunately, infants don't appear to be benefitting, study finds

Insulin Pumps Give Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Better Blood Sugar Control November 10, 2015

Study included almost 55,000 children and teens

Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease November 10, 2015

MRI scans reveal structural abnormalities associated with cardiac strain

Challenges for Extreme Preemies Can Last into Teens November 09, 2015

But majority of very preterm or very small newborns do well, experts say

Parents the Target of Deceptive Food Ads, Study Says November 09, 2015

Commercials that misstate benefits of sugary products concern researchers

Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring November 09, 2015

Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher

3-D Computer Modeling Might Improve Children's Heart Transplants November 09, 2015

Technology could help doctors choose a better organ size match, study suggests

What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash November 06, 2015

Most clear up on their own or are easily treated, but some are contagious -- even dangerous

Rule Changes Might Lead to More Lung Transplants for Kids November 05, 2015

Study suggests that widening the geographic pool could increase available organs

Don't Assume Siblings Will Have Food Allergies, Too November 05, 2015

Study found only 1 in 10 was allergic to same things; experts advise against routine testing for them

Health Tip: Giving Toddlers Needed Playtime November 05, 2015

Here's what's appropriate

Children of Stressed Parents May Be Prone to Obesity November 04, 2015

Study, one of first to identify parental pressure as risk factor for weight gain, focused on Hispanic households

Weight Gain a Challenge for Children With Autism: Study November 03, 2015

Preschoolers, teens on the spectrum are more likely than peers to be overweight, obese

Health Tip: Avoid Back Pain While Feeding Baby November 03, 2015

Put less pressure on your spine

Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Fire Safety November 03, 2015

Explain how to help prevent fires

Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study November 02, 2015

Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

Health Tip: Protect Baby's Teeth From Tooth Decay November 02, 2015

Don't let your infant sleep with a bottle

Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily November 02, 2015

New study suggests an income-based 'digital divide' is narrowing

Singing Better Than Talking for Soothing Cranky Babies, Study Finds October 30, 2015

It seems to keep infants happy longer, researchers say

Kids Meals, Toys and TV Ads Add Up to Frequent Fast Food: Study October 30, 2015

Restaurant chains that advertise on children's networks exert strong pull on 3- to 7-year-olds

Health Tip: Serve up Better Halloween Treats October 30, 2015

Suggestions for a healthier holiday

Health Tip: Stay Safe During Trick-or-Treating October 29, 2015

Halloween safety precautions

Keep Kids Safe This Halloween October 29, 2015

Doctors' group offers tips for avoiding fright-night injuries

Breast Milk Makeup May Influence Child's Later Weight, Study Says October 28, 2015

Naturally occurring complex carbohydrates could play a role in obesity

Oxytocin 'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Shows Promise in Kids With Autism October 27, 2015

Small Australian trial suggests it could boost social skills; larger U.S. trials are planned, expert says

Halloween Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies October 27, 2015

Expert offers tips for getting your ghosts and goblins safely through the holiday

Shaken Baby Syndrome Program Didn't Reduce Injuries: Study October 26, 2015

Over 3 years, more than 90 percent of North Carolina parents of newborns participated

Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds October 26, 2015

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

Safe Tackling OK in Youth Football, Pediatricians' Group Says October 26, 2015

New policy statement urges proper training, supervision to avoid injuries among young players

Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study October 26, 2015

Brain injury rate twice as high in seasons where tackling wasn't limited during practices

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services October 23, 2015

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger October 23, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics statement says all kids should be screened for signs of malnutrition

Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Safety October 23, 2015

A child should never fear confiding in you

Health Tip: Help Kids Enjoy Technology October 21, 2015

Parents should set guidelines

'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier October 21, 2015

Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings