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High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds July 18, 2017

Study seems to dispel a common myth around the daily supplement, researchers say

Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes During Summer July 18, 2017

And prevent damage from the sun

Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study July 17, 2017

10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

9/11 Survivors More Likely to Have Heart, Lung Diseases July 17, 2017

Study found those exposed to dust cloud also more prone to develop asthma

Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines! July 17, 2017

More than 1 in 3 don't know when their teen's next shot is due, survey finds

Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests July 14, 2017

Kids appear more likely to develop the disorder when moms aren't effectively treated

Health Tip: At Risk of Heat Illness? July 14, 2017

Factors that make you more vulnerable

Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study July 13, 2017

Smoking-related sinus pain, swelling and inflammation are reversible, new research finds

Many High School Principals Know Little About Concussions July 12, 2017

Only a third had training on how students with head injury might fare academically, study found

Climate Change Delivers 'Double Whammy' to 4 in 10 Americans July 12, 2017

In some regions, smog and high ragweed pollen levels combine to make it hard to breathe

Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study July 12, 2017

First-line treatment for severe allergic reaction is often neglected

Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen? July 11, 2017

Study found link between smoking and antisocial, criminal behavior in offspring

Health Tip: Take Care of Kids Exercising in Summer Heat July 11, 2017

Suggestions to help keep them cool

Lumosity Brain-Training Didn't Boost Thinking Skills: Study July 10, 2017

Young adults who took the program performed no better than those who played video games

Shortage of Bee, Wasp Venom Stings Those With Allergies July 07, 2017

Facing expected season-long shortage, doctors urge patients to carry EpiPens just in case

Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids? July 06, 2017

As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

Health Tip: Seek Safety From Lightning July 05, 2017

Here's what to do if you're trapped in a storm

Health Tip: When Summer Heat Gets Intense July 05, 2017

Here's how to protect yourself

Concussion Can Spur Short-Term Change in Women's Periods July 03, 2017

Odds of abnormal menstrual bleeding jump 6 times after serious head injury, study says

Is Your Child's 'Penicillin Allergy' Real? July 03, 2017

Follow-up of 100 kids found none were allergic

Many U.S. Teens Still Denied 'Morning After' Pill at Pharmacies June 30, 2017

'Mystery shopper' study found druggists refusing sales, despite FDA's removal of age limit for the contraceptive

Concussion in High School Doesn't Boost Depression Risk: Study June 29, 2017

And another study found no long-term decline in quality of life after these head injuries

Climate Change Likely to Widen Gap Between Rich, Poor in U.S.: Study June 29, 2017

South and lower Midwest predicted to take greatest economic hit

Arm Yourself Against Insect Sting Allergies June 29, 2017

Steps to take the bite out of dangerous bugs

Health Tip: Rid Your Bedroom of Allergens June 29, 2017

They can interfere with sleep

Heavy Teens May Be Setting Themselves Up for a Stroke June 28, 2017

But kids who lose weight by age 20 can cut their chances, study suggests

Poor Sleep May Worsen Suicidal Thoughts June 28, 2017

Treating insomnia might help improve emotional well-being, researchers suggest

E-Cigarettes Lead to 'Real' Smoking by Teens: Review June 27, 2017

But one public health expert questions whether the reported association is valid

Force, Frequency of Head Hits Jump as Young Football Players Get Older June 27, 2017

Findings confirm that these injuries are linked to level of play

How to Dodge Summertime Threats June 26, 2017

Stings, bites, outdoor cooking and even fireworks keep poison control centers hopping

Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly Side June 26, 2017

Cosmetics, personal care products get little regulatory scrutiny

Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking June 23, 2017

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

Regular Sleep Makes for Happier College Students June 23, 2017

When erratic snoozers improve shut-eye habits, they feel better, study finds

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It' June 22, 2017

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

Health Tip: Want Healthier Lungs? June 22, 2017

Here's what you can do

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

With Climate Change, More Deadly Heatwaves Will Strike June 19, 2017

Without interventions, three-quarters of planet's inhabitants will suffer, study suggests

Opioid Abuse Jumps 6-Fold for U.S. Youth, Too Few Get Treated: Study June 19, 2017

Many don't receive medications recommended to beat these dependencies, researchers say

Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That June 19, 2017

Study found two-thirds of U.S. teens endorse such a move by states

Time for Some Summer Sun Safety Tips June 18, 2017

Pediatricians offer advice on preventing sunburns, other warm weather problems

Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized June 16, 2017

Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care

Lifesaving Drugs From Pfizer in Short Supply: FDA June 16, 2017

Agency seeking alternatives, extending 'shelf life' for meds like epinephrine

Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users June 16, 2017

Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds? June 16, 2017

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

Health Tip: Recognizing Summer Allergy Symptoms June 15, 2017

A few of the lesser-known warning signs

A Sufferer's Guide to Easin' Sneezin' Season June 14, 2017

Over-the-counter relief is an option, but a prescription may be needed for severe allergies

Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk June 12, 2017

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescents

Poor Sleep Habits = Poor Grades June 12, 2017

Study of college students finds regular slumber schedule a key to success

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