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Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: StudyMay 04, 2016

Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

Why Humans Have Bigger BrainsMay 04, 2016

Body fat, metabolism give people an evolutionary edge over other primates, study finds

Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in WomenMay 03, 2016

Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

Parents and Social Media: Do as I Say, Not as I DoMay 03, 2016

Study finds kids often mirror what mom and dad do when it comes to technology use

For ADHD, Start With Behavior Therapy, Not Drugs: CDCMay 03, 2016

Parents of hyperactive young children can help them improve through guidance, experts say

Could Infant Colds, Other Infections Raise Type 1 Diabetes Risk?May 03, 2016

Study suggests a link, but researchers still don't understand the potential mechanisms

Why Labradors Often Get FatMay 03, 2016

One copy of a gene variant led to an additional 4 pounds, on average, study found

Preemies' Brains Get Boost From Breast MilkMay 03, 2016

MRI scans found infants who drank more of it had more brain tissue, study found

Expectant Mom's Flu Shot Protects 2May 03, 2016

Infants benefit when a woman gets her influenza immunization during pregnancy, study confirms

Desperate for Shut-Eye?May 02, 2016

Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia

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

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

But study finds only 11 percent of children were properly restrained

Even Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Sex Drive After DietingMay 02, 2016

Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

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

Autism Diagnosed at Younger AgesMay 02, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be BoredApril 29, 2016

Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Tough to UntangleApril 29, 2016

Researchers trying to determine if financial troubles lead to violence

Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair LossApril 29, 2016

Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

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

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

Smog May Boost Risk for Several CancersApril 29, 2016

Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their PeersApril 29, 2016

They tend to be taller, better educated, and societal changes over time may be behind trend, study suggests

Health Tip: Avoid Alcohol While NursingApril 29, 2016

Help keep baby safe

Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.April 28, 2016

They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin PregnanciesApril 28, 2016

Variants make the release of multiple eggs more likely, researchers say

Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?April 28, 2016

Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

Mild Air Pollution of Concern in PregnancyApril 28, 2016

Study found risk for a leading cause of premature birth began below EPA standards

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look OlderApril 28, 2016

Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: ReportApril 28, 2016

Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say

1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite RisksApril 27, 2016

Study shows use is common, but prior research suggests a danger to babies

Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 DiabetesApril 27, 2016

A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's SizeApril 27, 2016

Study also found six months of breast-feeding offered protection against excess pounds in child

Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like InfectionApril 27, 2016

New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

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

Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA WarnsApril 26, 2016

Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete

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

Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes

Day Care Babies Catch Stomach Bugs Earlier, But Get Fewer LaterApril 26, 2016

Protective effect seen from preschool to age 6, study says

Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's HeartApril 26, 2016

But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: StudyApril 26, 2016

Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

Nipple-Preserving Mastectomies Appear Safe for High-Risk Women: StudyApril 25, 2016

Preventive breast surgeries with nipple intact don't raise breast cancer risk, researchers report

Fewer Children May Explain Why More Women Now Outlive MenApril 25, 2016

As number of births started to decline century ago, females began living longer than males, researchers suggest

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

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

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study FindsApril 25, 2016

Timing of shifts, at puberty and menopause, suggest that estrogen is steering changes, researcher says

Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in StudyApril 25, 2016

Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

Contraception Safety Program for Acne Drug Failing in CanadaApril 25, 2016

Accutane raises risk of birth defects, but many women taking it don't follow guidelines to avoid pregnancy, study finds

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

Certain Cancers Seem Less Likely for Kids of Hispanic Moms Born Outside U.S.April 25, 2016

Analyzing immigrant population can help identify tumor causes, researcher says

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'