Page 1 of 41, 2014 articles total

Standby Drug for Adult Bipolar Disorder May Be Safe, Effective in Children October 12, 2015

Study finds lithium can benefit pediatric patients, at least for the short term

Health Tip: Coping With Sinusitis October 12, 2015

Suggestions to help soothe pain and congestion

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health October 07, 2015

Researcher suggests placing limits on technology use

Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies October 06, 2015

Teens, young adults who received radiation treatment appear at higher risk, study says

Grades May Sink for Girls Who Are Compulsive Texters October 06, 2015

But similar link with poor school performance wasn't seen for boys

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids October 05, 2015

But laws alone won't prevent the behavior among children and teens, experts say

'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study October 05, 2015

Parents need to talk about alcohol and drugs with their kids early and often, experts say

Health Tip: Live Better With Asthma October 05, 2015

Take prescribed medication, and create an action plan

Health Tip: Climate Can Affect Allergies October 05, 2015

Monitor weather changes

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain October 02, 2015

But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

Gut Bacteria Tied to Asthma Risk in Kids September 30, 2015

Study suggests that antibiotics in infancy might also play a role

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC September 30, 2015

7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

Younger Native Americans Face High Suicide Rate: Report September 30, 2015

Experts say poverty may be the root of the problem, interventions are lacking

Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study September 29, 2015

Risk is heightened even if child's mother didn't smoke, research suggests

Smog Linked to Organ Rejection, Deaths in Lung Transplant Patients September 29, 2015

But some antibiotics seem to reduce the risk, researchers find

Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School Dropouts September 28, 2015

New research says fewer kids finished high school when alcohol was legal at 18

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care September 28, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics says kids may be traumatized and require more consistent treatment

Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries September 25, 2015

Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

Parents Differ on Definition of Cyberbullying, Survey Shows September 24, 2015

And there's no consensus on appropriate punishments, penalties for perpetrators

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma September 24, 2015

Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

Health Tip: Is Dust Causing Your Allergy? September 24, 2015

Here are some potential sources

Childhood Cancer Devastates Family Finances, Too September 23, 2015

One-quarter lost more than 40 percent of household income after diagnosis, study reveals

Tighter Gun-Control Laws May Lower Chances That Teens Carry Firearms September 21, 2015

But state regulations need to limit adult ownership to have an impact, study says

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: Study September 21, 2015

Though the surgery is a primary treatment for sleep disorder, breathing problems can occur afterwards

Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit September 21, 2015

But children should broaden their palate, researcher says

Teens Copy Parents' Smoking: Study September 18, 2015

If mom smokes, daughters are almost four times as likely to get hooked on cigarettes

Parents Should Be Involved in Teen's Bulimia Treatment: Study September 18, 2015

Recovery is faster when family is part of therapy, researchers find

New Blood Test May Help Predict Heart Disease Risks in Obese Black Teens September 17, 2015

Girls seemed most prone to increased levels of inflammation

Antidepressant Paxil Isn't Safe for Teens, New Analysis Says September 17, 2015

Review of study data contradicts findings reported in 2001

Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide September 16, 2015

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death September 15, 2015

Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

Peer Pressure May Have a Silver Lining September 12, 2015

Teens with close friends were more likely to be in good health by age 27, study found

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds September 11, 2015

Schools should take steps to expedite long lines to give students more time to eat, researchers say

Constant Social Media Presence May Jeopardize Teens' Mental Health September 11, 2015

Adolescents could be more vulnerable than adults, expert says

Money Doesn't Buy 'Tweeners' Self-Esteem September 11, 2015

Study finds purchases of 'cool' things, nice clothing may actually increase bad feelings

FDA Acts to Make Food Safer in Wake of Outbreaks September 10, 2015

New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities

Sinus Surgery May Also Ease Sleep Apnea September 10, 2015

Study finds that procedure boosted sleep and quality of life

Fewer U.S. Teens Abusing Alcohol, Prescription Meds: Survey September 10, 2015

Rate of smoking has also dropped dramatically over time, data shows

Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit? September 09, 2015

Yearly exams for most with type 1 disease can wait until 5 years after diagnosis or age 15, whichever is later, researchers suggest

'Mud Bogging' Motor Sport Tied to Carbon Monoxide Poisonings, Deaths September 09, 2015

Experts recommend getting out of stuck vehicles, and having portable CO detectors

Anti-Tobacco Policies Cut Youth Smoking Rates: Study September 08, 2015

Cigarette tax increases also seem to keep teens from picking up the habit

When Clock Springs Forward, Teen Brain May Fall Behind September 08, 2015

Added sleep loss raises concerns about safety, researchers say

Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests September 08, 2015

Surveys of teens, young adults detect correlation

Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades September 08, 2015

Children with snoring or other irregular nighttime breathing need evaluation, experts say

Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds September 08, 2015

But researchers don't know how the kids are modifying the devices to get high

Sports Medicine Docs Offer Safety Tips for Young Athletes September 06, 2015

Children should ease back into activity, wear properly fitted safety gear and stay hydrated

More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds September 03, 2015

Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids September 03, 2015

Finding suggests use of electronic devices before bedtime could delay slumber