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

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10 Percent of U.S. Women Drink During Pregnancy: Study

14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

ADHD Children May Gain More From Family-Centered Care

ADHD May Hamper Social Relationships Early in Life

ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: Study

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

Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study

Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Have Benefits, Risks: Study

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies

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

Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report

Behind Many High-Achieving Children...

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them

Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: Survey

Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood

Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease Risk

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

Child's Popularity May Rely on Understanding Others

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

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

Could an Obese Dad's Sperm Pass Traits to His Kids?

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?

CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby

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

Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger

Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus?

Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

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

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies

Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer Performance

Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer

'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study Suggests

Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time

Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Toys for Lead

Health Tip: Get Involved at Your Child's School

Health Tip: Help Prevent Baby's Spit-Up

Health Tip: Help Your Toddler Develop Needed Skills

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading

Health Tip: Promoting Independence in Children

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

Healthy-Eating Tots Still Like Junk Food

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk

Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds

How Parents Can Ease Transition to First Grade

How to Keep Your Baby's Slumber Safe

Infant Delivery and Feeding Methods Can Affect Gut Composition

Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: Study

Kids in Foster Care Have Tripled Rates of ADHD, Study Finds

Kids More Likely to Be Overweight If Mom Gains Too Much in Pregnancy or After

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes

Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls

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

Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD

More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

More Evidence That Severe Poverty Harms Kids' Health

Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study

No Amount of Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy, Doctors Say

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

One-Third of U.S. Kids With ADHD Diagnosed Before Age 6: Report

Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens

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

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

Parental Debt May Affect Kids' Behavior

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

Parents Can Play Big Role in Thwarting Teen Fights: Study

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

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

Planned Cesareans Tied to Slight Increase in Asthma Risk for Kids

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development

'Preemie' Birth Linked to Less Wealth, Education in Adulthood

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study

Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

Put Car Seat on Your Summer-Travel Checklist

Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

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

Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: Report

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

Short Legs May Explain Why Toddlers Teeter

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds

Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Spike in Newborn Drug-Withdrawal Tied to Prenatal Painkiller Use

Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products

Study: Extremely Premature Babies at Greater Risk for Autism

Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot: Study

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

U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

Vocabulary at 2 May Help Predict Kindergarten Success

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills

What Works Best to Curb a Preschooler's Bad Behaviors?

When Do Kids Learn 'Fairness'? Culture May Matter, Study Finds

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect