Meningitis in Children

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1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite Risks

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study

60,000 U.S. Kids Treated for Accidental Medicine Poisoning a Year

Acetaminophen Tops List of Accidental Infant Poisonings

ADHD Diagnoses Rising Among U.S. Kids, Study Finds

ADHD May Hamper Social Relationships Early in Life

ADHD May Have Different Effects on Brains of Boys and Girls

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids

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

Adult Obesity Still Growing in U.S., Youth Rates Hold Steady: CDC

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

Agricultural Pesticides May Affect Kids' Breathing

Alcohol Ads Should Be a No-See on TV for Kids

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins

Antibiotic Resistance Common in Kids' Urinary Tract Infections

Antibiotics Might Cause Weight Gain in Kids

Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents

Antibiotics Often Enough for Kids' Appendicitis

Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies

Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report

Assessing Health Issues of Child Refugees

Autism May Differ in Brains of Boys and Girls

Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say

Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study

Behind Many High-Achieving Children...

Better Sleep May Boost Young Students' Grades

Bike Helmets Protect Against Severe Brain Injury, Study Says

Bodily Changes Don't Always Signal 'Precocious' Puberty in Kids

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen Drinking

Boys Victims of Dating Violence, Too

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them

Breakfast in School Classrooms Expands Participation, Not Waistlines

Breast-Feeding May Pass Common Chemical to Baby, Study Shows

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns

Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services

Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study

Bullying Can Leave Lasting Mental Scars

Bystander CPR Helps Some Kids Survive Cardiac Arrest

California Vaccine Refusers Cluster in Rich, White Areas

Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit?

Can More Outside Time Help Kids' Eyesight?

Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study

Candy-Flavored E-Cigarette Ads Appeal to Young: Study

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes

Certain Cancers Seem Less Likely for Kids of Hispanic Moms Born Outside U.S.

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids

Chemical-Free Cosmetics May Be Safer for Teen Girls, Study Suggests

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

Child Abuse Costs Nations Billions of Dollars a Year: Panel

Child Asthma Rates Leveling Off, Except Among Poor and Older Kids: Study

Child Safety Seats Often Incompatible With Cars: Study

Childhood Abuse Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Later in Life

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles

Childhood Cancer Devastates Family Finances, Too

Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer Physically, Mentally Decades Later

Childhood Cancer Survivors Often Feel Older Than Their Years

Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second

Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life

Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease Risk

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

Childhood Vaccines Debate Rekindled at GOP Presidential Debate

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

Cleaner Air in California May Mean Healthier Kids: Study

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim

Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

Consumer Reports Takes Liquid Detergent Pods Off 'Recommended' List

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

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?

Crohn's Disease Treatments for Kids May Not Get Gut Back to Normal

CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade

Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study

Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism

Cyberbullying Less Stressful Than In-Person Bullying, Study Claims

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Seems OK for Preschoolers: Study

Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too

Delayed Clamping of Umbilical Cord May Be Better for Preemies

Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated

Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year

Disaster Aftereffects May Linger for Children

Disaster Plans Must Consider Children, Pediatrics Group Says

Do Benefits of City Gardening Outweigh Risks?

Doctor Offers Back-to-School Health Tips

Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger

Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child

Doctors Save Life of U.S. Child With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids

Does TV Influence Which Alcohol Teens Favor?

Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma

Dogs May Ease a Child's Fears

Don't Let Backpacks Lead to Back Injury

Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later

Enterovirus D68 No Deadlier for Kids Than the Common Cold: Study

Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids

Even in Taxis, Kids Belong in Safety Seats

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health

Excess Weight Linked to Blood Clot Risk in Kids

Excessive Sports Training Hurts Kids, Expert Warns

Exercise + Classwork May = Better Math Scores

Exercise Boosts Obese Kids' Heart Health

Exercise May Help Kids With Multiple Sclerosis

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Expert Offers Car Seat Safety Tips

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

Experts Pan Gene Testing of Budding Athletes

Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost

Falls Are Leading Cause of Childhood Injuries, Expert Says

Family Struggles May Affect Boys' Brain Development

FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing Tobacco

Fewer Childhood Cancer Survivors Dying From 'Late' Effects

Fewer Young Men Fathering Children Outside of Marriage: CDC

Fidgeting May Help Children With ADHD to Focus

Fidgeting May Help Students With ADHD Learn

Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study Finds

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: Study

Focus on Healthy Backs for Back-to-School

Following Water Safety Rules Saves Lives, Red Cross Says

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer Performance

Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer

Gains in Kids' Health Coverage Continue, But Many Still Uninsured

Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer Treatment

Good Sleep Habits Ready Kids for School Success

'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier

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

Gun Violence Takes Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Study Finds

Halloween Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies

Head Injury Tied to Long-Term Attention Issues in Kids

Head Lice No Cause for Panic, Expert Says

Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States

Headaches Are Common in Kids, Teens

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study

Health Tip: Prevent Dog Bites

Health Tip: Avoid Alcohol While Nursing

Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time

Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

Health Tip: Before You Give Your Child Medicine

Health Tip: Breakfast Is Essential

Health Tip: Calming a Child After a Nightmare

Health Tip: Check for Children in the Driveway

Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Toys for Lead

Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints

Health Tip: Child-Proof Your Home

Health Tip: Choosing Shoes for Your Busy Toddler

Health Tip: Cutting Down on Kids' Screen Time

Health Tip: Dealing With a Disrespectful Child

Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time

Health Tip: Does Your Child Still Need a Sitter?

Health Tip: Don't Use Food as a Reward

Health Tip: Ease the Transition to a New School

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Stay Active

Health Tip: Finding Time for Exercise

Health Tip: Flying With Children

Health Tip: Get Involved at Your Child's School

Health Tip: Get Involved in Your Child's Internet Use

Health Tip: Giving Toddlers Needed Playtime

Health Tip: Help College Kids Have Healthy Ambition

Health Tip: Help Keep Your Child From Smoking

Health Tip: Help Kids Enjoy Technology

Health Tip: Help Kids Prevent Stress

Health Tip: Help Your Child Kick a Bad Habit

Health Tip: Help Your Toddler Develop Needed Skills

Health Tip: Helping Your Child Choose a Sport

Health Tip: Helping Your Teens Stay Safe

Health Tip: How to Stay Safe at an Amusement Park

Health Tip: If Your Child Chooses Unhealthy Foods

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating

Health Tip: Is Your Baby's Crib Safe?

Health Tip: Is Your Child Ready for a Booster Seat?

Health Tip: Is Your Child Stressed?

Health Tip: Keep Kids Active

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe in the Bathroom

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors

Health Tip: Keep Kids' Sleep Schedules Consistent

Health Tip: Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight

Health Tip: Keep Your Cool During Summer

Health Tip: Keeping a Preemie Safe in a Car Seat

Health Tip: Keeping Kids in Pain Comfortable

Health Tip: Know the Warning Signs of Choking in Children

Health Tip: Let Kids Dip Into Lunch

Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen

Health Tip: Make Sure Your Child's Car Seat Is Safe

Health Tip: Older Children Need a Bedtime Routine, Too

Health Tip: Pack Essentials for a Flight With Kids

Health Tip: Plan Family Meals and Exercise

Health Tip: Portion Your Child's Plate

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for the Dentist

Health Tip: Prevent Boating Accidents

Health Tip: Preventing Childhood Obesity

Health Tip: Promote Healthier Eating in Kids

Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals

Health Tip: Protect Baby's Teeth From Tooth Decay

Health Tip: Protect Kids' Hearing During the Holidays

Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Eyes

Health Tip: Reducing Your Child's Risk of Lead Poisoning

Health Tip: Safety Suggestions for Teenage Babysitters

Health Tip: Selecting a Summer Camp

Health Tip: Serve up Better Halloween Treats

Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family

Health Tip: Set up a Safe Changing Table

Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch

Health Tip: Soothe Your Child's Mood With Music

Health Tip: Stay Safe During Trick-or-Treating

Health Tip: Stop Eating When You're Full

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands

Health Tip: Supporting a Child Who Struggles With Anxiety

Health Tip: Swimming Safely

Health Tip: Take Precautions With Your Holiday Tree

Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Fire Safety

Health Tip: Talking to Kids About World Events

Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Eating Disorders

Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Safety

Health Tip: Teach Children About Internet Safety

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Gratitude

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety

Health Tip: Teaching Kids to Wash Hands

Health Tip: Treating Your Child's Cold

Health Tip: Use a High Chair Safely

Health Tip: Watch for Mental Health 'Red Flags' in Kids

Health Tip: Watch for Playground Burns

Health Tip: Watch those Liquid Laundry Packets

Health Tip: Wear Baseball Gear

Health Tip: When a Child Has Sleep Apnea

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb

Health Tip: When Is the Right Time for a Nap?

Health Tip: When Kids Walk to School

Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Tantrums

Health Tip: Your Child's Bowel Function

Health Tip: Your Extracurricular Teen

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find

Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids

Healthy-Eating Tots Still Like Junk Food

Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related Cancers

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Help Your Child Get a Good Night's Sleep

Help Your Kids Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Helping Your Diabetic Child Have a Safe Halloween

High-Tech Glasses Instead of Eye Patch for 'Lazy Eye'?

Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer

Holiday Plants Can Pose Health Risks to Kids, Pets

Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk

Homeless Youth More Likely to Visit Drop-In Center Than Shelter

Homemade 'Dewshine' Can Be Deadly

Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds

Hospital Care for Nonfatal Gun Wounds Costs $679 Million a Year

How Parents Add to Math Anxiety

How Parents Can Ease Transition to First Grade

How to Keep Your Baby's Slumber Safe

Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: Study

Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Infant Ear Infections Becoming Less Common

Infant Weight Gain Linked to Possible Type 1 Diabetes Risk

Insulin Pumps Give Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Better Blood Sugar Control

Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?

Kanuma Approved for Rare Missing-Enzyme Disease

Keep Kids Safe This Halloween

Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding

Keeping Your Child's Teeth Healthy

Kids Drawn to 'Gateway' Flavored Tobacco Products, FDA Finds

Kids' ER Visits for Medicine Overdoses Dropping: Report

Kids Exposed to Lots of Alcohol Ads While Watching Sports on TV

Kids' Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending

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

Kids Meals, Toys and TV Ads Add Up to Frequent Fast Food: Study

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

Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their Peers

Kids With ADHD May Be More Likely to Have Accident in Traffic: Study

Kids With Autism More Likely to Wander, Less Likely to Recognize Danger

Kids With Mental Ills Often Treated Solely by Primary Care Doctors

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School

Lawn Mowers Can Cause Severe Injuries to Kids

LGBT Immigrants Often Faced Persecution in Homeland: Study

Life-Saving Health Care in Poor Nations Would Cost $5 Per Person: Study

LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator Approved for Children

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids

Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families

Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids

Local Anesthesia May Be Best for Infants During Surgery

Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids

Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School Dropouts

Lung Ultrasound May Be Best to Spot Pneumonia in Kids: Study

Majority of Americans Supports 'Smart' Guns, Survey Reveals

Make Toy Safety a Top Concern

Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study

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

Many Parents Blind to Their Child's Weight

Many Parents Downplay Value of Flu Shot, Poll Finds

Many Parents Overlook Booster Seat Safety

Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey

Many Parents Unaware of Emergency Plans at Kids' Pre-schools

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey Finds

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot

Many U.S. Adults Think Kids' Health Is Worse Today

Marijuana Chemical May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures in Kids, Young Adults

Marijuana Chemical Shows Promise for Hard-to-Treat Epilepsy in Kids

Marijuana Study Counters 'Gateway' Theory

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends

Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants

Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail

Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 Diabetes

Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect

Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's Size

Money Doesn't Buy 'Tweeners' Self-Esteem

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD

More Cavities Seen in Kids of Chronically Stressed Mothers

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC

More Computer Time May Be Causing Nearsightedness in U.S. Kids

More Evidence Gay Parents Raise Well-Adjusted Kids

More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

More Evidence That Severe Poverty Harms Kids' Health

More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids

More Healthy Foods Offered in School Lunches, Study Finds

More Kids Being Poisoned by Detergent Pods: Study

More Kids Burned, Hospitalized as Fireworks Sales Rules Ease

More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds

More Than 8 Percent of Kids With Cancer May Be Genetically Prone to the Disease

More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment

More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study

More U.S. Kids Have Type 1 Diabetes, But Researchers Don't Know Why

More Young Americans Support Gay Adoption: Survey

More Young Children Exposed to Marijuana, Study Finds

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds

Most Children With Migraines Don't Get Proven Treatments: Study

Most Families Cherish a Child With Down Syndrome, Survey Finds

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine Schedule

Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily

Nasal Balloon Can Treat Youngsters for 'Glue Ear'

New Gene Test Speeds Diagnosis of Stomach Bug That Strikes Kids

New Guidelines Call for Kids, Health Care Workers to Get Flu Shots

New Guidelines Focus on Pulmonary Hypertension in Kids

New School Lunch Program Lets Kids Select More Nutritious Meals

Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain Tumors

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

Obese Kids a Universal Target for Bullies

Obesity Before Pregnancy Tied to Raised Risk of Newborn Death

Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study

Old Electronics Potential Source of Lead Exposure in Kids

One in Five Pediatricians Drops Families Who Refuse Vaccines: Survey

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

On-the-Job Training Funds for Pediatricians Lagging: Experts

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

Overweight, Obese Kids Fare Worse in Hospital ICUs, Study Finds

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

Paid Family Leave Tied to Decline in Child Abuse

Paintball, BB Guns Can Severely Injure Kids, Study Finds

Parental Debt May Affect Kids' Behavior

Parents and Social Media: Do as I Say, Not as I Do

Parents Can Play Big Role in Thwarting Teen Fights: Study

Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful

Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating

Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days

Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy Emergencies

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says

Parents the Target of Deceptive Food Ads, Study Says

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

Pediatricians' Group Says U.S. Lacks Resources to Treat Kids in Disasters

Pediatricians' Group Urges Action on Climate Change

Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, Depression

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

Planned Cesareans Tied to Slight Increase in Asthma Risk for Kids

Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.

Playing Contact Sports in Youth May Raise Risk for Degenerative Brain Disease

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids

Poverty May Hinder Kids' Brain Development, Study Says

Prenatal Diet Rich in Vitamin D May Cut Allergy Risk in Kids: Study

Prenatal Use of HIV Drug May Slow Child's Development Slightly

Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles

Preschoolers' Diets Improved After Federal Food Voucher Changes: Study

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

Preteen Girls Worry About Breast Cancer If It's in the Family

Preventable Ills Cause Nearly 8 Million Childhood Deaths Globally

Promacta Approval Expanded to Kids With Rare Blood Disorder

Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals

Protective Eyewear in Girls' Field Hockey Means Fewer Injuries

Psychological Disorders Affect 1 in 7 U.S. Kids Under 9: CDC

Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study

Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors

Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds

Rise in Kidney Stones in Teens a Cause for Concern: Study

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study

Rule Changes Might Lead to More Lung Transplants for Kids

Rural Kids Face Special Challenges When Seriously Ill: Study

Safe Tackling OK in Youth Football, Pediatricians' Group Says

Safety Precautions Help Prevent Summer Camp Injuries

Scarlet Fever Resurfacing in Some Parts of the World

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions

Schools in Most States Skimp on Phys Ed, Study Finds

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

Schools Offering Drinking Water May Have Slightly Slimmer Students

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In

Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Sexting, Internet Safety for Kids Big Concerns in Survey

Short Boys Three Times More Likely to Get Growth Hormone: Study

Short Legs May Explain Why Toddlers Teeter

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds

Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?

Sickle Cell Drug Doesn't Relieve Pain Crises: Study

Simple Changes in Bad Neighborhoods Might Lower Teen Murder Rates

Simple Steps Can Keep Lawn Mowing Safe

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day

Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades

Sleep Loss May Be Tied to Raised Diabetes Risk in Teen Boys

Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking Teens

Slight Signs of Lingering Brain Damage Seen in Young Athletes After Concussion

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study Finds

Some Sobering Stats on Kids and Drinking

Spanking: More Harm Than Good?

Sports Medicine Docs Offer Safety Tips for Young Athletes

Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids

'Standing Desks' in Classrooms May Kickstart Kids' Activity

Start of School Year Calls for Vaccine Check

Stay Safe in the Water This Spring Break

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water

Stomach Troubles Not Linked to Autism, Study Finds

Study Challenges Theory That Birth Order Determines Personality

Study Details Dire Consequences of Fetal Alcohol Disorders

Study Finds Blood Test May Detect Concussion in Kids

Study Finds Poverty a Stronger Harbinger of Childhood Obesity Than Race

Study Links Child Abuse, Neglect to Earlier Onset of Bipolar Disorder

Study Links Early Infections to Celiac Risk

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

Study Pushes 'More Is More' Approach to Shielding Kids From the Sun

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products

Study Ties Parents' Criticism to Persistent ADHD in Kids

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-Ups

Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.

Summer Beach Time Means Water Safety

Super Bowl Safety: Protect Kids From Toppling TVs

Superior Visual Ability Found Early in Children With Autism

Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study

Supervised Exposure Therapy for Peanut Allergy Lasts, Study Finds

Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends

Swim Safely This Summer

Take Precautions to Prevent Child Poisonings

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds

Teen Moms May Ignore Advice for Helping Babies Sleep Safely

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: Study

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

Teens Swayed by Alcohol Ads

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study

Teens, Parents Share E-Cigarette Concerns, Poll Finds

Thinking About a Pool? Think About Safety

This Year's Flu Vaccine Should Be Better Match: CDC

Tiny Turtles Carry Salmonella Threat

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: Study

Toppling TVs a Risk to Kids

Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking

Tracking Kids' Eye Movements Might Shed New Light on Autism

Tricycle Accidents Send More Than 9,000 Tots to ER a Year: Study

Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance Rules

Try Home Remedies for Child's Cough or Cold

'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study

Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin Pregnancies

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk, Study Suggests

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries

U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

U.S. Task Force Stays Neutral on Cholesterol Screening for Kids

Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA

Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade

Unexpected Severe Allergic Reactions Strike Many Schools

Uninsured Parents Often Unaware Kids Could Be Covered

Vaccine Combo Shows Promise Against Common, Dangerous Infection

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early Trial

Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study Suggests

Vocabulary at 2 May Help Predict Kindergarten Success

'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism

Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in Outbreaks

Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan Left Hundreds of Children With Head Trauma

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests

Weight Gain a Challenge for Children With Autism: Study

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills

What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health

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

What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash

When Anxiety Silences a Child

When Clock Springs Forward, Teen Brain May Fall Behind

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

Why Concussion Recovery Takes Longer for Some Kids

Why Do Some Kids Escape Terrible Genetic Disorders?

Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's?

With School Back in Session, Kids Need Refresher Course on Hand-Washing

Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study