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

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14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood

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

ADHD Children May Gain More From Family-Centered Care

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure

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

After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study

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

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

Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

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?

Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

Certain Autoimmune Drugs in Pregnancy May Up Newborn Infection Risk: Study

Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

Child's Popularity May Rely on Understanding Others

Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

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

Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development

Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free

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

Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports

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

Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus?

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

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

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

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

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

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies

Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

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

Head Start Program Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity: Study

Health Tip: Encouraging Your Toddlers to Read

Health Tip: Help Prevent Baby's Spit-Up

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading

Health Tip: Promoting Independence in Children

Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With Your Child

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies

Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows

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

Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

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

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

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

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls

Minority Kids May Be Missed in Autism Diagnoses: Study

Mom's Obesity May Affect Newborn Survival

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

More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds

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

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study

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

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

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

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

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

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.

Parents' Age May Be Factor in Child's Autism Risk

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

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development

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

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

Premature Births Down in U.S., But Rates Still High, Reports Say

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From 'Inclusion' Classrooms

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children

Put Car Seat on Your Summer-Travel Checklist

Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb

Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

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

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

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

Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

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

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

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests

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

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

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

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

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem

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

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?