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

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Increase in Autism

At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?

Babies Born Addicted to Opioids Often Struggle With Learning

Babies' Fascination With Faces May Start in the Womb

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

Be Your Child's Valentine

By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead

Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters

Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone?

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

Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests

Childhood PTSD May Leave Imprint on Brain

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

Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity

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?

Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'?

Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen?

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys?

Does Dad Time With Infants Boost Babies' IQ?

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

'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study

Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies

FDA Issues Anesthesia Warning for Pregnant Women, Kids Under 3

Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study

Fewer American Parents Are Spanking Their Kids

Fewer Babies in Poor Families Are Overweight: CDC

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk

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

Genetic Testing Can Help Pinpoint Epilepsy Earlier

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

Guidelines May Have Helped Curb ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers

Health Tip: Help Toddlers Develop Stronger Hands

Health Tip: Transitioning From Bottle to Training Cup

Health Tip: Transitioning Toddlers to One Nap

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood

How Much Video Gaming Is Too Much for Kids?

How Preschoolers Begin Learning the Rules of Reading, Spelling

Impaired Eyesight May Be First Sign of Zika Damage in Babies

Just 10 Cigarettes During Pregnancy Can Harm Kids

Kids Born to Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests

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 Gay or Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine: Study

Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants -- How About Your Kiddies?

Lawn Mowers Are Risky Business for Kids

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

Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits

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

More Starring Roles for Booze in Kids' Movies, Study Finds

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

Naps May Sharpen a Preschooler's Language Skills

New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects

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

Overweight Kids Pay a Heavy Social Price

Parent-Led Autism Therapy Shows Lasting Benefits

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

Prenatal Exposure to Certain Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs

Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure

Reading to Babies Translates Into More Literate Preschoolers

Researchers Find Another Way Zika Can Harm Babies

Rural Hospitals See Surge in Opioid-Dependent Babies

Scientists Probe Zika's Path to the Fetus

Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth

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

Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty

Strong Link Emerges Between Zika, Spikes in Temporary Paralysis Cases

Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later

Teach Your Kids to Use Media in Healthy Ways

Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study

Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids

The Impact of Child Abuse Can Last a Lifetime

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat

Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy

Tracking Devices May Ease Minds of Parents of Kids With Autism

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

When Parents Focus on Smartphones, Kids' Misbehaving Can Rise

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

Winning the Veggie Wars With Kids

Zika May Persist for Months in Newborns, Study Shows