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

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14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

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

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

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

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

Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains

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

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

Background TV May Hinder Toddlers' Language Development

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

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

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 Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs?

Can Pets Help Boost Social Skills for Kids With Autism?

Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find

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

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

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

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

Cool Teens, Uncool Future?

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

Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

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

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

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

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

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

Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

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

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood

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: Help Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking

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

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading

Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training

Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With Your Child

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

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

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

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

Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, 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

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Minority Kids May Be Missed in Autism Diagnoses: Study

Mom's Obesity May Affect Newborn Survival

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds

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

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

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

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

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study

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

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

Pediatrics Group Wants Parents to Read to Their Children Every Day

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Placenta Might Have Its Own Helpful Bacteria

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

Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish

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

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study

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

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

Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb

Scans Show Even 'Late' Preemies Have Brain Differences

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

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

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

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

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

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up

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

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time

Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

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

Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study

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

Time Outdoors May Help Kids Connect With Nature

Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests

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

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

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

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

Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose