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Can't Pay the Rent? Kids' Health May Suffer January 22, 2018

Don't Rely on Just One Blood Pressure Test for Kids: Study January 17, 2018

For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health Issues January 15, 2018

Fewer of America's Poor Kids Are Becoming Obese January 08, 2018

Respiratory Virus Lurks as Wintertime Worry January 07, 2018

High School Coaches, Players Know Little About Concussion December 27, 2017

New Hope for Kids With Multiple Food Allergies December 12, 2017

Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition December 04, 2017

Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After Tonsillectomy November 16, 2017

Lunchtime H2O May Be Key to Curbing Kids' Obesity November 13, 2017

Childhood Spanking Could Heighten Adult Mental Health Woes November 09, 2017

HPV Vaccine Linked to Drop in Cases of Rare Childhood Disease November 09, 2017

Working With Your School Nurse November 03, 2017

Gene Therapy, New Drug Battle a Rare But Deadly Disease in Kids November 01, 2017

Kids' High Blood Pressure Often Overlooked October 30, 2017

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD Risk in Kids October 30, 2017

Botox May Offer New Hope for Young Migraine Sufferers October 27, 2017

Medical Marijuana Won't Help Most Sick Kids October 23, 2017

Helped with chemo-linked nausea, epilepsy, but no evidence for other conditions

Arthritis Can Strike Children October 18, 2017

In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

Scoliosis Screenings Can Help Catch Spine Problem Early October 17, 2017

Treatments vary, depending on severity of the condition

Farsighted Kids Have Trouble Paying Attention October 17, 2017

The often-undetected eye condition could lead to school troubles

Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment October 13, 2017

But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children

FDA Panel Supports Gene Therapy for Kids With Rare Eye Disease October 13, 2017

Treatment would be only the 2nd gene therapy OK'd in the United States

Pump May Beat Shots for Type 1 Diabetes October 10, 2017

Study found young patients had better blood sugar control with insulin pump, but cost is higher

High-Fat Diets Could Pose Danger to Young MS Patients October 10, 2017

These regimens raised the risk for disease relapse, study found

Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health October 09, 2017

Many of these children can also suffer from illnesses such as autism and respiratory conditions, study says

Making Halloween a Treat for Kids With Diabetes October 07, 2017

Start by setting the same rules for everyone in the family, specialist says

Childhood 'Growth' Tests Not Always Necessary October 06, 2017

There's wide range of 'normal' growth and development for kids, pediatricians group says

Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health October 05, 2017

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

Measles Making a Comeback in the United States October 03, 2017

Though the rate remains low, study shows it doubled between 2001 and 2015

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids September 21, 2017

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force

Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later September 19, 2017

But research is too early to confirm a cause-and-effect link

Parents Say Schools Don't Help Kids With Mental Health, Chronic Disease September 18, 2017

For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key September 08, 2017

The farther kids lived from a park, the more symptoms they had over 2 weeks, study found

Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children September 06, 2017

Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

FDA Approves 1st Treatment for 'Kissing Bug' Illness in Children August 30, 2017

Benznidazole becomes the nation's only drug for Chagas disease

Many Parents Don't Tell Doctor About 'Complementary' Therapy Use in Kids August 29, 2017

Hiding info from pediatricians could be risky for young patients, report authors say

Vaccination 101: Make Sure Kids Are Up to Date August 28, 2017

Classrooms, locker rooms and dormitories are breeding grounds for bacteria and viruses, expert says

Rotavirus Vaccine Cut Kids' Hospitalization, Medical Costs August 10, 2017

Virus a common cause of diarrhea among children, study authors report

By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead August 09, 2017

Neck arteries are narrower than those of wealthier children, study says

Know the Signs of Concussion August 02, 2017

This serious health threat affects kids as well as adults

Young Cancer Survivors Struggle to Resume Social Activities August 01, 2017

Strains on finances, relationships and life plans take a toll, researchers find

Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots July 26, 2017

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy? July 24, 2017

Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits July 21, 2017

Advance preparation can help get your questions answered

Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory June 20, 2017

Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

Migraine Warning Signs May Differ in Kids, Adults June 08, 2017

Treating before a headache starts might lead to more effective pain relief, specialist says

Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia June 05, 2017

Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers May 05, 2017

Minority children miss out on early eye exams the most, researcher says

'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician May 05, 2017

Tell the doctor what info you saw online so your concerns can be addressed, study suggests

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