Hepatitis B (HBV) in Children

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1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds

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

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids

42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC

A Lasting Legacy of Science

A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study

Abnormalities Found in Brains of Young Bipolar Patients Who Try Suicide

Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood

Abused Kids Not Destined to Be Abusive Parents, Study Finds

Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns

ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says

ADHD Children May Gain More From Family-Centered Care

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

ADHD May Raise Teens' Odds for Smoking, Drinking

Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows

After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study

Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently

Alcohol, Pot Fuel Half of Young Driver Deaths, Report Finds

Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds

Almost Half of U.S. Kids Suffer Traumatic Stress, Study Shows

Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study

As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study

Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

Autism May Differ in Brains of Boys and Girls

Avoid Medication Overdoses in Children

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC

Baby Swings, Car Seats Not Safe for Sleeping

Back-to-School Prep Includes Lice Review

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says

Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says

Ban Flavoring, Ads for E-Cigarettes, Doctors' Group Says

Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says

Be Safe When Mowing The Lawn

Behind Many High-Achieving Children...

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Better Detection, Diagnosis Major Factors Behind Rise in Autism Cases: Study

Black Children May Fare Worse With Crohn's Disease

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking

Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

Bullying May Take Bigger Toll Than Child Abuse, Neglect

Burn Injuries More Common in Summer

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim

Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?

Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?

Can Pets Help Boost Social Skills for Kids With Autism?

Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

Change in Gut Bacteria May Precede Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Child Medicaid Recipients Become Healthy, Productive Adults: Study

Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers: Study

Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys

Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later: Study

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

Child's Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons

Child's Popularity May Rely on Understanding Others

Classroom Hand Sanitizers Don't Curb Absences, Study Finds

Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking

Coaches Don't Always Protect Young Pitchers' Arms: Study

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

Colleges Could Do More for Students With Chronic Ills, Study Finds

Concussion Laws Helping Student-Athletes, Study Finds

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

Controlled Exposure to Peanuts at Early Age Shows Promise as Allergy Treatment

Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?

Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids?

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections?

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms?

Could Your Child Have Migraines?

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

Cyberbullying Less Stressful Than In-Person Bullying, Study Claims

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby

Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds

Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk

'Desensitized' Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn

Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports

Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too

Divorce May Increase Psychosomatic Symptoms in Teens: Study

Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks

Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids

Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids

Don't Delay School for Summer-Born or Premature Kids: Study

Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says

Drug to Treat Serious Infections May Harm Kids' Kidneys, Study Says

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Early Exposure to English May Help Spanish-Speaking Kids in School

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster

Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds

Ebola Outbreak Disrupted Routine Medical Care in West Africa

Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014

E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association

E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Emergency Surgeries on Weekends Riskier for Kids: Study

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine

Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

Extra Bed Rest May Not Be Best for Kids With Concussions

Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study

Falls Are Leading Cause of Childhood Injuries, Expert Says

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan

Fewer U.S. Children Getting Melanoma: Study

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

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Fewer Young Men Fathering Children Outside of Marriage: CDC

Fidgeting May Help Children With ADHD to Focus

Films Featuring Dogs Seem to Boost a Breed's Popularity

Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study Finds

First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in Teens

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC

Following Water Safety Rules Saves Lives, Red Cross Says

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades

Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study

Genes May Raise Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Getting Back to School Sleep Schedules

Girls Outperform Boys Academically Around the Globe, Study Says

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

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study

'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study Suggests

Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer

Gun Violence Takes Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Study Finds

Halloween at the ER Is No Treat

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma

Hard Hit to Chest Triggered Irregular Heartbeat in Teen Football Player

Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

Head Start Program Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity: Study

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study

Health Tip: Prevent Dog Bites

Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals

Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School

Health Tip: Building a Safe Swing Set

Health Tip: Check for Children in the Driveway

Health Tip: Check Your Child for Head Lice

Health Tip: Child-Proof Your Home

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Fast Food for Kids

Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp

Health Tip: Considering Cereal for Breakfast

Health Tip: Curbing Nighttime Nursing

Health Tip: Dealing With a Disrespectful Child

Health Tip: Dealing With Bedtime Anxiety

Health Tip: Dealing With Temper Tantrums

Health Tip: Developing Healthy Habits in Children

Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time

Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies

Health Tip: Don't Use Food as a Reward

Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes

Health Tip: Easing Baby's Nasal Congestion

Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Allergies

Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Bedtime Fears

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise

Health Tip: Encouraging Your Toddlers to Read

Health Tip: Fight Food-Related Peer Pressure

Health Tip: Five Steps to Prevent Cavities in Kids

Health Tip: Gear up for Sports

Health Tip: Get Kids Outdoors

Health Tip: Getting Rid of Head Lice

Health Tip: Giving Children Chores

Health Tip: Have Your Child's Eyes Checked

Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe

Health Tip: Help Kids Succeed at School

Health Tip: Help Prevent Baby's Spit-Up

Health Tip: Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Among Children

Health Tip: Help Teens Set Healthy Resolutions

Health Tip: Help Your Child Adjust to a Sibling

Health Tip: How to Stay Safe at an Amusement Park

Health Tip: If Your Child Can't Sleep

Health Tip: If Your Child Has Trouble Hearing

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating

Health Tip: If Your Child is Having Nightmares

Health Tip: If Your Child's Grades Are Dropping

Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat

Health Tip: Keep Babies Warm During Winter

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors

Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool

Health Tip: Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight

Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down

Health Tip: Keep Your Cool During Summer

Health Tip: Keeping a Preemie Safe in a Car Seat

Health Tip: Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat

Health Tip: Know the Warning Signs of Choking in Children

Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies

Health Tip: Measure Your Child's Height and Weight Correctly

Health Tip: Minimizing Food Allergies

Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption

Health Tip: Older Children Need a Bedtime Routine, Too

Health Tip: Plan for Children in an Emergency

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for College

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading

Health Tip: Preparing for the First Day of School

Health Tip: Preparing Your Child for Camp

Health Tip: Preparing Your Child for the Dentist

Health Tip: Prevent Children From Falling Out a Window

Health Tip: Promoting Independence in Children

Health Tip: Promoting Social Behavior in Toddlers

Health Tip: Protect Children During Holidays

Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth

Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With Your Child

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying

Health Tip: Reduce Your Child's Risk of Ear Infection

Health Tip: School Bus Safety

Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family

Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time

Health Tip: Shopping for Teens' Shoes

Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight?

Health Tip: Signs of a Yeast Diaper Rash

Health Tip: Simplify Bedtime With the 4 B's

Health Tip: Snacking After School

Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites

Health Tip: Swimming Safely

Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk

Health Tip: Take Seven Steps for Heart-Healthy Kids

Health Tip: Taking Pressure Off Parents

Health Tip: Teach Children About Dental Hygiene

Health Tip: Teach Children Never to Play in the Car

Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Snack Safety

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Live Healthier

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels

Health Tip: Teaching Your Child About Food Allergies

Health Tip: Turning Kids on to a Healthy Lifestyle

Health Tip: Understanding Eye Injuries in Kids

Health Tip: Use a Trampoline Safely

Health Tip: Use Sidewalks When Trick-or-Treating

Health Tip: Using a Pacifier to Soothe Baby

Health Tip: Watch for Playground Burns

Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking

Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween

Health Tip: Wear Baseball Gear

Health Tip: What's Causing my Child's Eczema?

Health Tip: When Baby Needs a Medical Test

Health Tip: When Children Wake at Night

Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Tantrums

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep

Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight

Health Tip: Why Your Child's Back Hurts

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates

Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

Inhaled Measles Vaccine Falls Short of Injected Version in Study

Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study

iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids

Is It a Cold or an Allergy?

Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'?

It's Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height

Just 1 Hour of Daily TV Boosts Kids' Obesity Risk, Study Suggests

Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding

Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer

Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds

Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study

Kids Can Get Migraines Too

'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults

Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise

Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds

Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study

Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do

Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled

Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows

Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast

Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC

Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says

Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods

Kids With Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says

Kids With Bedroom Smartphones Sleep Less: Study

Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports

Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

Know the Signs of Child Abuse

Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Poisoning Risk to Kids, Study Says

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message'

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families

Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds

'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise

Local Anesthesia May Be Best for Infants During Surgery

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Play Key Role in Kids' Social Skills

Low Vaccination Rates Likely Behind Disney Measles Outbreak: Study

Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

Make Your Home 'Kid Safe' During the Holidays

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

Many Kids Exposed to Unneeded X-Rays, Study Finds

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study

Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC

Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

Many Parents Blind to Their Child's Weight

Many Parents Need to Educate Themselves About Concussions

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds

Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC

Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children

Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD

Medication Problems May Spur Many Child ER Trips, Study Finds

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Mental Health Woes Common Among Homeless Kids, Study Finds

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study

Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls

Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds

Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC

Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood, Report Shows

Minority Kids Less Likely to Get Latest Type 1 Diabetes Care, Study Finds

Minority Kids May Be Missed in Autism Diagnoses: Study

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection

MIT Researchers Develop Safer 'Button' Battery

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist

More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say

More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports

More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment

More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study

More Young Adults Getting Preventive Care After Obamacare, Study Finds

More Young Children Exposed to Marijuana, Study Finds

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study

Most Adults Don't Support Medical Marijuana for Kids, Poll Finds

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds

Most Children With Migraines Don't Get Proven Treatments: Study

Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC

Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

Mow With Safety in Mind

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

Nearly One-Third of Kids in U.S. Cities Live in Poverty

New MRI Test May Help Diagnose Liver Condition in Kids

New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link

Newer Pneumonia Vaccine for Kids Beats Older Version: Study

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

Not Interested in School? Maybe They're Born That Way

Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study

Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study

Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Officials Report First Confirmed Child Death Due to Enterovirus D68

Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers

'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids

Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment

Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says

Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens

Parent's Suicide Attempt Makes Child's Much More Likely: Study

Parents Want Children in Day Care to Be Vaccinated: Poll

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Pediatrics Group Advises Doctors on How to Spot Child Abuse

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

Phone-Focused Parents a Danger to Their Kids at Playground

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough

Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma

Poor Sleep Tied to More Drinking, Drug Use by Teens

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults

Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say

Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From 'Inclusion' Classrooms

Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children

Prolonged Rescue Efforts May Not Help Young Drowning Victims: Study

Put Car Seat on Your Summer-Travel Checklist

Raised Asthma Risk Seen for Toddlers Who Share Bed With Parents

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care

Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids: Study

Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates

Research Questions Link Between Media Violence, Violent Behavior

Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory

Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism

Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States

Safety Precautions Help Prevent Summer Camp Injuries

Safety Tips Hot Off the Grill

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions

School Dismissal a Dangerous Time for Kids Getting Hit By Cars

School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study

Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say

Scooters Leading Cause of Toy-Linked Injuries in Kids

Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks

Settling Back-to-School Nerves

Short Boys Three Times More Likely to Get Growth Hormone: Study

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Growing Kids

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds

Sleepwalking Parents Likely to Have Sleepwalking Kids

Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Smoke-Free Subsidized Housing Could Save Nearly $500 Million

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says

Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study

Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens

Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids

Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder

Stay Out of Stinging Insects' Way This Summer

Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water

Strong Neighborhood Bonds, Less Gun Violence?

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time

Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD

Study Suggests Early Start to Football May Pose Brain Risks

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids

Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills

Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.

Summer Beach Time Means Water Safety

Superior Visual Ability Found Early in Children With Autism

Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends

Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds

TB Rates Among Children May Be Higher Than Estimated

Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults

Teens With Cerebral Palsy Report High Quality of Life in Survey

Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo

Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design

The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

The Salk Polio Vaccine: A Medical Miracle Turns 60

The Salk Polio Vaccine: 'Greatest Public Health Experiment in History'

Thinking About a Pool? Think About Safety

Three-Quarters of Young Baseball Players Have Arm Pain

Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests

Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study

Toddlers Hurt in Falls Often Not Warned About Climbing on Furniture

Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain

Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Too Much Homework May Hurt Teens' Test Scores

Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant

Training Programs for Parents Tied to Better Behavior in Kids With Autism

'Trouble in Toyland' Report Targets Hazardous Gifts for Kids

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

Tuning In to Music May Ease Kids' Post-Op Pain, Study Finds

Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids

Typical ADHD Care Leaves Room for Improvement, Study Finds

U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries

U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year

U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says

Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem

Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade

Unituxin Approved for Deadly Pediatric Cancer

Vaccinating Schoolkids Cuts Flu in Communities: Study

Vaccine Opponents Often Cluster in Communities

Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

Violent Video Games Don't Influence Kids' Behavior: Study

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema

Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking

Watch Out for Falling Icicles

Water Dispensers at School May Encourage Kids to Drink More

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids

When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It

When to Keep Kids Home From School

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses

Whole Blood Best for Youngest Heart Surgery Patients: Study

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC

Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says

Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study

YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms