The Growing Child: School-Age (6 to 12 Years)
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The Growing Child: School-Age (6 to 12 Years)

5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests

Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains

Are Today's Artsy Kids Tomorrow's Business Leaders?

Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study

Autism, ADHD Tied to Gender Concerns in Some Kids: Study

Babies May Remember Words Heard Before Birth

Background TV May Hinder Toddlers' Language Development

Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding

Blood Levels of Banned Flame Retardant Drop for Pregnant Women in California

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism

Breast-Feeding May Pass Good Bacteria From Mom to Baby

Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Child Obesity

Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs?

Can Hearing Music in the Womb Boost Babies' Brain Development?

Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study

Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood

Childhood Bullying Scars Can Last Into Adulthood

Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls

Childhood Obesity Quadruples Chances of Adult Hypertension: Study

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

Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study

Clues to Obesity Found in Infants

Cool Teens, Uncool Future?

Could Mothers' Allergy Shots in Pregnancy Lower Kids' Risk?

Despite Media Companies' Claims, Your Baby Can't Learn to Read: Study

Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds

Ear Tubes May Not Have Long-Term Benefits for Kids With Ear Infections

Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts

Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens

Economic Recession Tied to 'Harsh' Parenting From Mothers

Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders

Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says

Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby

Family Conflicts Can Impair Child's Brain Development: Study

Fewer U.S. Kids Buying Tobacco Products: Report

Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds

Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study

Food Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children

Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Gene Mutation Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids

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

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood

Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study

Health Tip: Are Your Toddler's Toes Turning?

Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers

Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking

Health Tip: Help Ease Teething Pain

Health Tip: Help Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking

Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Learning Disability

Health Tip: Is Baby in Pain?

Health Tip: Is Your Child Old Enough to Stay Home Alone?

Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training

Health Tip: Switching to a 'Big Kid' Bed

Health Tip: What to Exclude from Baby's Crib

Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively

Health Tip: Why Babies Wake at Night

Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks

High Praise Might Backfire on Kids With Low Self-Esteem

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies

Home Visits During Pregnancy and Beyond May Give Poor Kids a Boost

How Many Extra Calories Add Up to Obesity for Kids?

How Toddlers' TV Time Can Hurt Kindergarten Success

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study

Just 1.5 Hours of TV a Day May Disrupt Kids' Sleep, Study Says

Kids' Attitudes Toward Disabled People Improve With Contact

Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says

Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds

Kids' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds

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

Kids Lacking At-Home Enrichment Gain Most From Head Start: Study

Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study

Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study

Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy

Kids Still Spanked, to Their Detriment, Study Finds

Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades

Kids Who Repeat a Grade Can Become Discipline Problems, Study Says

Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens

Kids With Autism Often Have Trouble Sleeping, Study Shows

Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights

Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight

Mercury Levels Dropping in Younger U.S. Women: Report

More Links Seen Between Autism, ADHD

More Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Autism Risk for Kids: Study

Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks

Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk

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

MRI Might Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Dyslexia: Study

Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

New Test Helps Diagnose Intellectual Disability in Children

Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport

Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk

Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study

Parental Stress, Domestic Violence May Affect Kids' Development: Study

Pediatrics Group Wants Parents to Read to Their Children Every Day

Placenta Might Have Its Own Helpful Bacteria

Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

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

Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development

Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish

Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood

Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds

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

Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb

Scans Show Even 'Late' Preemies Have Brain Differences

Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Scientists Spot Clues to Why Males Have Tougher Time in the Womb

Screaming, Cursing at Your Misbehaving Teen May Backfire

'Sensitive' Older Sibling May Help Boost Preschoolers' Language Skills

Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids

Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study

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

Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up

Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip

Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study

Strong Verbal Skills in Childhood May Raise Drinking Risk, Study Suggests

Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids

Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study

Teaching Sleep Tips to Parents Seems to Help Kids With Autism

Time Outdoors May Help Kids Connect With Nature

Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma

Try Talking More to Boost Your Toddler's Vocabulary

TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain

TV, Computer Time Tied to Heavier, Less Happy Kids: Study

Twitter Chat: How to Prepare for a Healthy School Year

U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off

U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report

U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says

Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter

Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study

Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose