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

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

3 Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Found in Florida

Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?

Banned PCB Chemicals Still Tied to Autism in U.S. Kids

Be Your Child's Valentine

Behavior Woes Hamper Boys More Than Girls in School: Study

Calling Your Kid 'Fat' Could Be Counterproductive

Can Parents' Weight Hinder Toddlers' Development?

CDC Awards $2.4M to 5 Locales to Fight Zika

CDC's Frieden: We're Nearly Out of Money to Fight Zika

Child Abuse May Shorten Some Women's Lives

Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests

Childhood PTSD May Leave Imprint on Brain

Children's Brains 'Light Up' at Sound of Mom's Voice

Close Bond Between Kids, Parents Has Long-Term Health Benefits

Congress Can't Agree on Additional Funding to Fight Zika

Cost Keeps Many Kids From Playing School Sports, Other Activities

Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids?

Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk?

Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk?

Does Losing a Father in War Shorten a Child's Life?

Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later?

'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study

Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies

Extreme 'Preemies' Often Have Lifelong Challenges

'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade

FDA Issues Anesthesia Warning for Pregnant Women, Kids Under 3

Fewer American Parents Are Spanking Their Kids

Fewer Babies in Poor Families Are Overweight: CDC

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk

For Refugee Children, Support Breeds Success

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Funds to Fight Zika Nearly Exhausted: CDC

Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost

Gestational Diabetes May Lead to More Body Fat on Babies

Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry

Guidelines May Have Helped Curb ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers

Harsh Parenting May Harm a Child's Physical Health

Health Tip: Help Toddlers Develop Stronger Hands

Health Tip: Monitoring Your Child's Development

Health Tip: Transitioning From Bottle to Training Cup

Health Tip: Transitioning Toddlers to One Nap

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult

Helping a Child Manage a Chronic Illness

How Much Video Gaming Is Too Much for Kids?

If 1st Baby's Early, 2nd Will Be Too: Study

Junk Food Ads Sway Kids' Preferences

Kids Born to Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests

Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move

Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds

Kids With ADHD Make 6.1 Million Doctor Visits a Year in U.S.: CDC

Kids With Autism Do Well Learning New Words: Study

Kids With Gay or Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine: Study

Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants -- How About Your Kiddies?

Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study

Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma

Makeup of Germs in Newborn's Gut May Triple Allergy, Asthma Risk

Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt

Mildly Low Thyroid Function in Pregnancy Not a Threat: Study

Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids

Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment

More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving

Most Low-Income Dads Stay Involved With Their Kids: Study

Mouse Models Reveal How Zika Infects Fetuses

Naps May Sharpen a Preschooler's Language Skills

New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects

No Amount of Lead Is Safe for Kids

No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids

Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests

Parent-Led Autism Therapy Shows Lasting Benefits

Parents Often Using TVs, Tablets as 'Electronic Babysitters'

Parents' Pot Use a Tricky Topic When It Comes to Their Kids

Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure

Researchers Find Another Way Zika Can Harm Babies

Restrictive Diets May Cause Thyroid Troubles in Young Kids

Rural Hospitals See Surge in Opioid-Dependent Babies

Scientists Probe Zika's Path to the Fetus

Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth

Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful

Sexual Abuse May Cause Early Puberty in Girls: Study

Shooting Ranges Pose Hidden Risks: Study

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids

Some Kids' Genes Might Make Food Ads More Tempting

Sound Sleep Elusive for Many Kids With ADHD

Strong Link Emerges Between Zika, Spikes in Temporary Paralysis Cases

Teach Your Kids to Use Media in Healthy Ways

Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids

The Impact of Child Abuse Can Last a Lifetime

Think Safety When Picking, Packing School Backpacks

Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat

Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy

U.N. Tightens Safe Sex Guidelines for Visitors to Zika Zones

U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .

Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough

Who's Top Dog When It Comes to 'Social Intelligence'? Kids or Pets?

Winning the Veggie Wars With Kids

Zika Destroys Fetal Brain Cells, Lab Study Finds

Zika May Persist for Months in Newborns, Study Shows