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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

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

Helmets Don't Prevent Kids' Motocross Concussions October 21, 2016

Fractures, head injuries common for 8- to 17-year-old racers, study finds

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

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'

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

What parents can do

Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women October 20, 2016

If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears

Kids 14 and Younger Only Need 2 HPV Vaccine Shots: CDC October 20, 2016

But agency's revised guidelines still recommend 3 shots for 15- to 26-year-olds

Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make October 20, 2016

Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

New Clues on How Zika Causes Brain Birth Defects October 19, 2016

Virus appears to hijack certain cells involved in normal head and brain development, scientists say

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC October 19, 2016

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks October 19, 2016

A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility October 19, 2016

Study found too little or too much shuteye linked to reduced chance of pregnancy

For Overheated Viewers of Presidential Race: 'De-Escalate First' October 19, 2016

Psychologist offers tips to lower stress over bitter campaign playing out in family rooms across America

Marijuana May Blunt Bone Health October 19, 2016

Study finds heavy users have lower bone density than cigarette smokers

Researchers Identify Genes Linked to Hot Flashes October 19, 2016

Mutations found in women of all races, ethnicities

Health Tip: Ease Stress If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis October 19, 2016

Here are some suggestions

Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures? October 19, 2016

'Close contact casting' might help many avoid surgery, study suggests

CDC Updates Spending Plans to Combat Zika October 18, 2016

Some goals: prepare states for future outbreaks, and track virus' effects on the unborn

Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor October 18, 2016

Many patients also think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study finds

Expecting Twins or Triplets? What You Should Know Before They Arrive October 18, 2016

They're double or triple the fun -- and the work -- but having a game plan helps, pediatricians say

Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study October 17, 2016

Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine? October 17, 2016

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

Nurturing Childhood May Pay Off Decades Later October 17, 2016

Strong marriages in their 80s linked to earlier positive family experiences

Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments October 17, 2016

In vitro fertilization cut the rate in half for women over 40, study finds

Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study October 17, 2016

Death rates were higher in smaller community hospitals, Canadian study finds

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

How to Help a Child Who's Cyberbullied October 17, 2016

Expert shares common-sense tips for parents

Health Tip: Kids Don't Need a Low-Fat Diet October 17, 2016

Here's why

Which Generation Has Better Work Ethic? October 14, 2016

Study compares baby boomers, Generation X and millennials

Protein in Breast Milk May Reduce Hospital Infections in Preemies October 14, 2016

Lactoferrin is safe for newborns and might prevent pneumonia and meningitis, researchers say

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer October 14, 2016

And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

Health Tip: Preparing Your Baby for a Sibling October 14, 2016

What you can do

Texting While Parenting: A 21st Century Trap October 14, 2016

Smartphones can get in the way of family life, and stress is the result, study finds

Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S. October 13, 2016

And the disparity between black and white women is narrowing, CDC says

Monkey Study Hints at Drug-Free Suppression of HIV October 13, 2016

Initial safety studies are under way, though it's not yet clear if the treatment will be effective in people

Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk? October 13, 2016

Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

'Doc, This Election's Killing Me!' October 13, 2016

More than half of Americans report stress as Clinton, Trump battle for the White House

More U.S. Women Hope for Motherhood, With 2 Kids Ideal October 13, 2016

Federal report finds half of those under 45 expect to have a child

Smartphone Device Detects Undiagnosed Irregular Heartbeat October 13, 2016

Cardiologists say more research needed before mass screening for atrial fibrillation can be justified

How to Prepare Your Child for a New Brother or Sister October 13, 2016

Children's reactions to family changes depend on their age, pediatric experts advise

Exercise Typically Healthy During Pregnancy, Olympic Panel Says October 13, 2016

But statement notes that more studies are needed on intense workouts while expecting

Another Study Questions Mammography Screening October 12, 2016

But cancer and radiology specialists take issue with findings, say one study unlikely to change guidelines

Zika Virus Can Damage Fetal Brain Late in Pregnancy: Study October 12, 2016

Finding challenges thinking that fetus is only in danger during first trimester

Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo October 12, 2016

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

Mom-to-Be's Antidepressant Use May Be Tied to Speech Issues in Child October 12, 2016

Study shows a link but can't prove cause and effect, and experts stress that overall risk is small

Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer October 12, 2016

Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real October 12, 2016

Study found memory skills tend to drop as estrogen levels dip, at ages 45 to 55