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

1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has a Mental Health Disorder: CDC

A Strong Marriage Can Shield Kids From Dad's Depression: Study

Adult Children of Substance Abusers More Prone to Depression

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism

Are Today's Artsy Kids Tomorrow's Business Leaders?

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

Assisted Conception Not Linked to Cancer Risk in Kids, Studies Say

Autism, ADHD Often Occur Together, Research Shows

Autism, ADHD Tied to Gender Concerns in Some Kids: Study

Babies May Remember Words Heard Before Birth

Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding

Blood Levels of Banned Flame Retardant Drop for Pregnant Women in California

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

BPA Exposure Tied to Undescended Testicles in Boys

Brain Differences Seen in Kids With Conduct Problems

Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism

Breast-Feeding May Pass Good Bacteria From Mom to Baby

Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Child Obesity

Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

Can Hearing Music in the Womb Boost Babies' Brain Development?

Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study

Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood

Childhood Bullying Scars Can Last Into Adulthood

Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls

Childhood Obesity Quadruples Chances of Adult Hypertension: Study

Children Who Lose Close Relative at Risk of Mental Problems: Study

Clues to Obesity Found in Infants

Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?

Could Mothers' Allergy Shots in Pregnancy Lower Kids' Risk?

Day Care May Help Kids of Depressed Moms

Despite Media Companies' Claims, Your Baby Can't Learn to Read: Study

Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds

Ear Tubes May Not Have Long-Term Benefits for Kids With Ear Infections

Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts

Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens

Economic Recession Tied to 'Harsh' Parenting From Mothers

Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders

Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children

Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby

Extreme Birth Weights Tied to Autism in Swedish Study

Family Conflicts Can Impair Child's Brain Development: Study

Fewer U.S. Kids Buying Tobacco Products: Report

Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years

Flame-Retardant Chemicals Could Be Toxic to Kids

Food Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children

For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs

Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Gene Mutation Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids

Girls With Autism May Need Different Treatments Than Boys

Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study

Health Tip: Are Your Toddler's Toes Turning?

Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers

Health Tip: Encourage Safe Exploring Outdoors

Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking

Health Tip: Help Ease Teething Pain

Health Tip: Holding Your Infant Skin to Skin

Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Learning Disability

Health Tip: Is Baby in Pain?

Health Tip: Pay Attention to Baby's Communication

Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training

Health Tip: Show Genuine Interest in Your Child

Health Tip: Switching to a 'Big Kid' Bed

Health Tip: What to Exclude from Baby's Crib

Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively

Health Tip: Why Babies Wake at Night

Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks

High Praise Might Backfire on Kids With Low Self-Esteem

Home Visits During Pregnancy and Beyond May Give Poor Kids a Boost

How Many Extra Calories Add Up to Obesity for Kids?

How Toddlers' TV Time Can Hurt Kindergarten Success

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study

Irregular Bedtimes May Sap Kids' Brainpower

Junk Food Bans Help Schoolkids Avoid Unhealthy Snacks: Study

Just 1.5 Hours of TV a Day May Disrupt Kids' Sleep, Study Says

Kids' Attitudes Toward Disabled People Improve With Contact

Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says

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

Kids Lacking At-Home Enrichment Gain Most From Head Start: Study

Kids Mimic Parents' TV Viewing Habits

Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy

Kids Still Spanked, to Their Detriment, Study Finds

Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades

Kids Who Repeat a Grade Can Become Discipline Problems, Study Says

Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens

Kids With Autism May Perceive Movement More Quickly

Kids With Autism Often Have Trouble Sleeping, Study Shows

Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Living Near Major Roadways in Pregnancy Tied to Respiratory Woes in Children

Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Development

Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights

Magnesium-Rich Food May Help Keep Kids' Bones Strong

Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight

Many U.S. Kids Victims of Violence, Abuse: Survey

Mercury Levels Dropping in Younger U.S. Women: Report

More Evidence Links BPA to Childhood Obesity

More Links Seen Between Autism, ADHD

More Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Autism Risk for Kids: Study

Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks

Mother's Immune System Might Play Role in Certain Cases of Autism

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

Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study

MRI Might Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Dyslexia: Study

Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

Nearly Half of Infants Have Flat Spots on Their Heads: Study

New Test Helps Diagnose Intellectual Disability in Children

Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later

Newborn's Placenta May Predict Autism Risk, Study Suggests

Outdoor Recess May Help Protect Kids From Nearsightedness

Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport

Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk

Parental Stress, Domestic Violence May Affect Kids' Development: Study

Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens' Substance Abuse: Survey

Physical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Health Woes as Adults

Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids

Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk

Poor Parenting Styles Linked to Bullying Behavior in Kids

Poverty Rate Still High Among U.S. Children: Report

Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development

Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood

Racism Takes a Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Research Shows

Scientists ID Gene Behind Early Onset Puberty

Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Screaming, Cursing at Your Misbehaving Teen May Backfire

'Sensitive' Older Sibling May Help Boost Preschoolers' Language Skills

'Sensory-Focused' Autism Therapy Shows Early Promise

Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study

Sleeping on Back to Prevent SIDS Doesn't Appear to Hurt Babies' Ability to Roll

Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring: Study

Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'

Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip

Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study

Strong Verbal Skills in Childhood May Raise Drinking Risk, Study Suggests

Study Sees Link Between Mom's Flu, Bipolar Risk for Children

Study Sees No Link Between Mercury Exposure, Autistic Behavior

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids

Teaching Sleep Tips to Parents Seems to Help Kids With Autism

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

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma

Try Talking More to Boost Your Toddler's Vocabulary

TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain

TV, Computer Time Tied to Heavier, Less Happy Kids: Study

Twitter Chat: How to Prepare for a Healthy School Year

U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off

U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report

U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says

Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter

Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?

Word Tests at Age 2 Might Predict Gains for Kids With Autism, Study Finds