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1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds

ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses

As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips

Assaults at Schools Send 90,000 Kids to ER Each Year: Study

Autism's Costs Can Run Into Millions for One Person

Bedroom TV, Video Games Linked to Less Sleep in Boys With Autism

Behavioral Therapy Might Ease Kids' Migraine Symptoms

Bipolar Disorder Drug May Need Adjusting in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery

Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says

Braces Seem to Benefit Many Kids With High-Risk Scoliosis

Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids

Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

Bullying Rates Drop Among American Teens: Study

Can Eating Peanut Butter Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Later Life?

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Gun Injuries, Deaths on Rise in U.S., Study Finds

Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls

Children Who Lose Close Relative at Risk of Mental Problems: Study

College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study

College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms

Concussion Symptoms May Not Differ in Teen, Young Adult Athletes

Cool Teens, Uncool Future?

Could Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen?

Dark Side of 'Chat Rooms' for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Delinquent Teens More Likely to Die Violently as Adults: Study

Early Puberty Tied to Higher Odds of Substance Use in Teens: Survey

Fake ID Use Tied to High-Risk Drinking by Underage Students

Fewer U.S. Kids Killed in Car Crashes; Safety Restraints Still an Issue

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later

For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study

Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Friends, Family Often the Suppliers in Underage Drinking, Smoking: Survey

Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too

Gradual Exposure to Peanuts May Help Some Allergic Kids

Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Tripled Since 1985, Study Finds

Having Babies May Be 'Contagious' Among Long-Time Friends

Help Your Children Manage Media Use, Experts Urge

High Blood Pressure Common Among Overweight Kids

Higher Doses of Antidepressants Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Young Patients: Study

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates

Insights Gained Into Tourette Syndrome

Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report

Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say

Kids' Concussion Symptoms Can Linger Long After Injury: Study

Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds

Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds

Kids' Happiness Doesn't Depend on 2 Natural Parents, Says Study

Kids Hospitalized for Flu Need Antiviral Meds Right Away: Study

Kids' Liver Transplant Success Varies by Race, Research Shows

Kids' Movies Deliver Mixed Messages on Eating, Obesity

Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC

Kids' Suicide Risk Similar for All Newer Antidepressants: Study

Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades

Kids Who See Movie Violence Also See Smoking, Drinking, Sex: Study

Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens

Kids Worldwide Getting Less Heart Fit, Research Shows

Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis

Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Landmark ADHD Study Backed Drugs Over Therapy at a Cost: Report

Laser Toys Can Damage Eyes: Report

'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise

Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?

Many Kids With Autism on Multiple Medications, Study Finds

Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds

Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Mental Illness to Blame for 10 Percent of Kids' Hospitalizations: Study

More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk

More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study

Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC

Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study

Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope

Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest

News Coverage of Teen Suicides May Have Ripple Effect

No Rise of PTSD Seen in Children With Cancer

Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests

Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants

Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport

Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk

Power Down to Speed Concussion Recovery: Study

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine

Racism Takes a Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Research Shows

Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?

Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'

Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring: Study

Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

Substance Use at School Could Be Cry for Help

Survey Finds Support for Banning E-Cigarette Use by Kids

Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study

Teen Boys Who Think They're Skinny May Be at Higher Risk for Depression

Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says

Teen Pregnancy Rates Much Higher for Girls With Serious Mental Illness: Study

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study

Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use

Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study

Teens Who Are Night Owls May Struggle in School

Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey

Thalidomide May Help Kids With Crohn's Disease

There Is No Safer Football Helmet for Kids: Study

Three-Quarters of U.S. Teens Say They Don't Drink

Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study

Tips for Stress-Free Winter Breaks With College Kids

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report

Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study

Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries: Study

U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys

U.S. Panel Rejects Blood Pressure Screening for Kids, Teens

Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds

Urine Test May Spot Heart, Kidney Risk in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On

When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses

Working With Horses May Ease Stress in Kids

Young Athletes' Concussions Often Unreported: Report

Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study