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<i>Psst</i>, Girls Have Been Better Students Than Boys for Decades

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds

1 in 6 Fathers Doesn't Live With His Kids: CDC

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids

42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids

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

A Defining Act for Fathers and Sons

A Laptop May Boost a Hospitalized Child's Recovery

A Lasting Legacy of Science

Abnormalities Found in Brains of Young Bipolar Patients Who Try Suicide

Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns

ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says

ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows

After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study

Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses

Allergy Rates Surprisingly Similar Across the U.S., Study Finds

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

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism

Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains

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

As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study

As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips

Assaults at Schools Send 90,000 Kids to ER Each Year: Study

Autism Costs Average $17,000 Yearly for Each Child, Study Finds

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

Autism's Costs Can Run Into Millions for One Person

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC

Background TV May Hinder Toddlers' Language Development

Back-to-School Prep Includes Lice Review

Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says

Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says

Ban on Chemicals Lowers Human Exposures, Study Finds

Be Safe When Mowing The Lawn

Behavioral Therapy Might Ease Kids' Migraine Symptoms

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

Big Strides in Battle Against Pediatric AIDS

Blacks Respond Better to German Measles Vaccine, Study Contends

Blood Sugar Monitoring System Approved for Children

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery

Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says

Boston Marathon Bombings Left Psychological Scars on Kids

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study

Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids

Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey

Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

Bullying Rates Drop Among American Teens: Study

Burn Injuries More Common in Summer

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim

Campfire Precautions Can Protect Kids From Burns

Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?

Car Crash Risk May Go Up During Pregnancy

Casinos Linked to Lower Obesity Rates for Native American Kids

Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study

Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood

Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News

Childhood Cancer Survivors a Growing Patient Population

Childhood Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized: Study

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Malnutrition Linked to High Blood Pressure Later in Life: Study

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys

Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More

Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later: Study

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

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

Child's Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons

Classroom Hand Sanitizers Don't Curb Absences, Study Finds

Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking

Clues to Obesity Found in Infants

Coaches Don't Always Protect Young Pitchers' Arms: Study

College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study

College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms

College Guys More Likely to Drive While Stoned Than Drunk, Study Finds

Colleges Could Do More for Students With Chronic Ills, Study Finds

Combo Vaccine Raises Risk of Fever-Related Seizures in Toddlers: Study

Common Infant Vaccine Tied to Slight Rise in Risk for Bowel Complication

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

Concussions Common in Middle School Girls Playing Soccer: Study

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

Cool Teens, Uncool Future?

Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids

Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?

Could Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen?

Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?

Could Fitter Kids Be Smarter Kids, Too?

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School

Daycare Surfaces May Hold Germs Longer Than Thought

Decline of Antibiotic Use Among Kids Seems To Be Leveling Off: Study

Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds

Delaying Measles-Related Vaccines May Raise Seizure Risk: Study

Delinquent Teens More Likely to Die Violently as Adults: Study

Dentists' Group Expands Recommended Use of Fluoride Toothpaste for Kids

'Desensitized' Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex

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

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn

Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too

Dispatcher-Assisted CPR Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival in Kids: Study

Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids

Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated

Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water

Don't Pressure Preschoolers to Overeat, Experts Say

Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says

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

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules

E-Cigarette Advertising Soars on American TV, Study Finds

E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens

E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

Emergency Surgeries on Weekends Riskier for Kids: Study

ER Visits Peak When Kids Barred From Child Care: Study

Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

Eye Doctors Offer Fireworks Safety Tips

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows

Family Conflicts Can Impair Child's Brain Development: Study

Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers

FDA Approves Genetic Test That Helps Explain Developmental Problems in Kids

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis

FDA Asks Public to Join Battle Against Smoking by Children

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids

Fever-Related Seizures in Kids Eased by Epilepsy Drug: Study

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan

Fewer U.S. Kids Killed in Car Crashes; Safety Restraints Still an Issue

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Films Featuring Dogs Seem to Boost a Breed's Popularity

First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder

First Trimester Appears Crucial for Baby's Heart Health

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

Food Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study

For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch

Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

Gardening Might Give Kids a Fitness Boost

Gene Variations Leave Infants at Risk of Leukemia, Study Suggests

Genes May Raise Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds

Genetic 'Networks' May Play Role in Autism

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Getting Back to School Sleep Schedules

Glaucoma Can Affect Babies, Too

Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too

Gradual Exposure to Peanuts May Help Some Allergic Kids

Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer

Halloween at the ER Is No Treat

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma

Hard Hit to Chest Triggered Irregular Heartbeat in Teen Football Player

Have a Fun -- But Safe -- Fourth of July

Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter

Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds

Health Tip: Dealing With Baby's Gas

Health Tip: Some Foods Aren't Safe for Toddlers

Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash

Health Tip: Avoiding College Weight Gain

Health Tip: Batteries May Be Dangerous for Kids

Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals

Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School

Health Tip: Building a Safe Swing Set

Health Tip: Caring for Kids' Teeth

Health Tip: Check Your Child for Head Lice

Health Tip: Check Your Child's Playground

Health Tip: Childproof Your Home

Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Babysitter

Health Tip: Communicate With an ADHD Child

Health Tip: Consider Air Bag Safety for Children

Health Tip: Create Good Eating Habits

Health Tip: Curbing Nighttime Nursing

Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies

Health Tip: Don't Give Raw Milk to Children

Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes

Health Tip: Easing Baby's Cradle Cap

Health Tip: Easing Baby's Nasal Congestion

Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Bedtime Fears

Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise

Health Tip: Encouraging Your Toddlers to Read

Health Tip: Floss Your Child's Teeth

Health Tip: Follow Age Recommendations on Children's Toys

Health Tip: Get Kids Outdoors

Health Tip: Giving Children Chores

Health Tip: Giving Medicine to Your Child

Health Tip: Help Improve Your Child's Sleep

Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe

Health Tip: Help Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking

Health Tip: If Your Child Can't Sleep

Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Dental Emergency

Health Tip: If Your Child is Constipated

Health Tip: If Your Child is Having Nightmares

Health Tip: If Your Child's Grades Are Dropping

Health Tip: Inform Your Allergic Child

Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat

Health Tip: Is Baby in Pain?

Health Tip: Is Your Baby Eating Enough?

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

Health Tip: Is Your Teen Abusing Alcohol?

Health Tip: Keep High Schoolers Safe During Sports

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe in Shopping Carts

Health Tip: Keep Poisons From Children

Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool

Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down

Health Tip: Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat

Health Tip: Know the Hazards of Lead

Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies

Health Tip: Little Kids and Some Pets Don't Mix

Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast

Health Tip: Minimizing Food Allergies

Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption

Health Tip: Naptime for Toddlers

Health Tip: OTC Medications for Children

Health Tip: Pack the Right Sports Snacks

Health Tip: Packing Baby's Diaper Bag

Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training

Health Tip: Preparing for the First Day of School

Health Tip: Prevent Children From Falling Out a Window

Health Tip: Promote Good Oral Health in Children

Health Tip: Promoting Social Behavior in Toddlers

Health Tip: Protect Children During Holidays

Health Tip: Protect Kids in Motor Vehicle Crashes

Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Hearing

Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Heart Health

Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth

Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With Your Child

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying

Health Tip: Reduce Your Child's Risk of Ear Infection

Health Tip: Reducing Your Child's Risk of Ear Infections

Health Tip: School Bus Safety

Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk

Health Tip: Serve Kids Power Foods

Health Tip: Set Rules About Bunk Beds

Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time

Health Tip: Signs of a Yeast Diaper Rash

Health Tip: Signs Your Child Has An Overuse Injury

Health Tip: Snacking After School

Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites

Health Tip: Stay Involved in Your Childrens' Internet Use

Health Tip: Storing Toys

Health Tip: Strap Big Kids in a Booster Seat

Health Tip: Swaddle Baby Safely

Health Tip: Switching to a 'Big Kid' Bed

Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk

Health Tip: Taking Pressure Off Parents

Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Strangers

Health Tip: Talk to Teens About Tanning

Health Tip: Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol

Health Tip: Taming Acne

Health Tip: Teach Children About Responsibility

Health Tip: Teach Children Never to Play in the Car

Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food

Health Tip: Teach Kids Bike Safety Rules

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Live Healthier

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels

Health Tip: Teaching Your Child About Food Allergies

Health Tip: Teens Need Enough Sleep

Health Tip: Teens, Take Action to Become Healthier

Health Tip: Trampoline Injuries

Health Tip: Traveling on a Plane With Baby

Health Tip: Understanding Childhood Obesity

Health Tip: Use a High Chair Safely

Health Tip: Use a Safe Stroller

Health Tip: Use Sidewalks When Trick-or-Treating

Health Tip: Using a Pacifier to Soothe Baby

Health Tip: Want to Be a Babysitter?

Health Tip: Washing Baby's Clothes

Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking

Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween

Health Tip: What to Exclude from Baby's Crib

Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively

Health Tip: When Children Wake at Night

Health Tip: When Your Child Gets a Nosebleed

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep

Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight

Health Tip: When Your Older Child is Home Alone

Health Tip: Why Babies Wake at Night

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students

Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks

Heavy Kids May Suffer Worse Elbow Fractures

High Praise Might Backfire on Kids With Low Self-Esteem

Higher Doses of Antidepressants Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Young Patients: Study

Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates

If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands

In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk

Infants at Highest Risk for Childhood Burns

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids

Injuries From Swallowed Magnets on the Rise in Kids, Study Finds

Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study

Insights Gained Into Tourette Syndrome

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids

It's Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height

Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report

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

Keep Lice Off Your Child's Head

Keep the Holidays Merry for Kids With Diabetes

Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer

Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds

Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study

Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says

Kids Born With HIV May Face Heart Risks Later, Study Suggests

Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say

Kids' Concussion Symptoms Can Linger Long After Injury: Study

Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds

Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds

'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults

Kids' Ear Infections Cost U.S. Health System Nearly $3B Annually: Report

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

Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled

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

Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows

Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study

Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast

Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC

Kids' Suicide Risk Similar for All Newer Antidepressants: Study

Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says

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

Kids Who Undergo Heart Transplant Living Longer: Study

Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods

Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens

Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis

Kids With Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says

Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis

Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Landmark ADHD Study Backed Drugs Over Therapy at a Cost: Report

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Poisoning Risk to Kids, Study Says

Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds

Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Poisonings: CDC

Liquid Tamiflu for Kids in Short Supply

'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Play Key Role in Kids' Social Skills

Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot

Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study

Many Kids Exposed to Unneeded X-Rays, Study Finds

Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy

Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC

Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

Many Parents Learn Online Skills From Their Tech-Savvy Kids

Many Parents Need to Educate Themselves About Concussions

Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds

Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC

Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

Measles Journey Highlights Risk to Unvaccinated Kids

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children

Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer

Meet Henry the Hand: A Crusading Doctor's Right-Hand Man

Mental Illness to Blame for 10 Percent of Kids' Hospitalizations: Study

Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious

Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC

Minority Kids May Be Missed in Autism Diagnoses: Study

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection

MIT Researchers Develop Safer 'Button' Battery

Monitoring Kids' Screen Time May Improve Their Behavior

More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say

More Drug-Resistant Infections Seen in U.S. Children

More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism

More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk

More Evidence Ties Poor Sleep to Obesity in Kids

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

More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

More Signs Autism May Originate During Pregnancy

More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study

More Young Adults Getting Preventive Care After Obamacare, Study Finds

More Young Adults Not Waiting for Marriage to Have Kids

Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC

Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC

Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study

Most Teens With Fibromyalgia Suffer Pain, Fatigue as Adults

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

Mother-Daughter Team Preaches the Gospel of HIV Prevention

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

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope

Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids in California

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

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

New Obesity Weapon: Kids Teaching Kids

New Study Challenges Dyslexia-Brain Changes Link

New Test Helps Diagnose Intellectual Disability in Children

Newer Pneumonia Vaccine for Kids Beats Older Version: Study

News Coverage of Teen Suicides May Have Ripple Effect

Nightmares May Haunt Bullied Kids

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

No Rise of PTSD Seen in Children With Cancer

Obamacare May Mean Healthier Young Adults, Study Suggests

Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study

Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests

Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study

Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble

Obese Kids Might Have Higher Levels of Stress Hormone

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds

Officials Report First Confirmed Child Death Due to Enterovirus D68

Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants

Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study

Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds

Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment

Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

Parents Want Children in Day Care to Be Vaccinated: Poll

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

Pediatricians Should Plan for Anthrax Attack, U.S. Experts Say

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Pediatrics Group Wants Parents to Read to Their Children Every Day

Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough

Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning

Pot-Booze Combo More Dangerous for Teen Drivers Than Alcohol Alone

Power Down to Speed Concussion Recovery: Study

Precautions Help Keep Kids Safe in Water

Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults

Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish

Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood

Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too

Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From 'Inclusion' Classrooms

Prescription Eardrops Seem Best for Kids With Recurrent Ear Infection: Study

Preservative in Baby Wipes Linked to Rashes in Some Children

President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine

Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children

Protect Your Kids From the Heat

Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies

Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?

Raised Asthma Risk Seen for Toddlers Who Share Bed With Parents

Recession Forced Many Families to Seek Medicaid Coverage

Research Questions Link Between Media Violence, Violent Behavior

Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity

Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States

School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire

School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study

School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study

Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'

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

Scientists See Environmental Changes to Genes in Kids With Autism

Scooters Leading Cause of Toy-Linked Injuries in Kids

Secure Those Sets for Super Bowl Viewing

Secure Your Prescription Drugs When Hosting Holiday Parties: Experts

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

September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks

Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Settling Back-to-School Nerves

Shopping Carts Can Pose Big Danger to Little Kids

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

Sight, Sound Out of Sync in Kids With Autism, Study Finds

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

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

Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study

Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Growing Kids

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds

Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC

Smoke-Free Subsidized Housing Could Save Nearly $500 Million

Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks

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

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says

Social Skills a Casualty of Childhood Head Injury, Study Suggests

Some Kids With Cochlear Implants Suffer Memory Problems

Sophisticated Chest Scans May Raise Children's Lifetime Cancer Risk

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study

Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens

Spring Break Drunkenness a Dangerous Tradition

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips

Start Heart-Healthy Lessons in Childhood, Expert Says

State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC

Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder

Stay Out of Stinging Insects' Way This Summer

STD Education Must Start Long Before Kids Engage in Sex

Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises

Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time

Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital

Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids

Study Probes Why Kids With Autism Are Oversensitive to Touch, Noise

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD

Study Spots Growing Disparity in U.S. Teen Obesity Problem

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids

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

Substance Use at School Could Be Cry for Help

Summer's a Great Time for Tonsil Removal

Survey Finds Support for Banning E-Cigarette Use by Kids

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds

TB Rates Among Children May Be Higher Than Estimated

Teen Boys Who Think They're Skinny May Be at Higher Risk for Depression

Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study

Teen Drivers Become Distracted Quickly

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study

Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use

Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults

Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey

Teens With Cerebral Palsy Report High Quality of Life in Survey

Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo

Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

The Salk Polio Vaccine: A Medical Miracle Turns 60

The Salk Polio Vaccine: 'Greatest Public Health Experiment in History'

Therapy That Confronts Trauma of Sexual Abuse Helped Teen Girls With PTSD

Three-Quarters of Young Baseball Players Have Arm Pain

Tight Blood Sugar Control Might Not Help All Critically Ill Kids

Time Outdoors May Help Kids Connect With Nature

Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study

Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids

Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe

Tips for New Moms on Mother's Day

Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests

Toddlers Hurt in Falls Often Not Warned About Climbing on Furniture

Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain

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

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Topamax Approval for Migraines Expanded to Younger Users

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma

Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report

Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade

'Trouble in Toyland' Report Targets Hazardous Gifts for Kids

TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain

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

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study

Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries: Study

Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids

Typical ADHD Care Leaves Room for Improvement, Study Finds

U.S. Autism Estimates Rise by 30 Percent for Kids

U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain

U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year

U.S. Measles Cases at 20-Year High

U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off

U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says

U.S. Spends 5 Times More Than U.K. on Antibiotics for Kids: Study

U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem

Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds

Unwed Parents Should Tie the Knot Before Child Turns 3: Study

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

Vaccinating Schoolkids Cuts Flu in Communities: Study

Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC

Vaccines Prevent Millions of Infections, Save Billions in Costs: CDC

Video Game Teaches Kids How to Spot a Stroke

Vimizim Approved for Rare Childhood Disorder

Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema

Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking

Want to Stay Healthy? Try Washing Your Hands

Water Poses More Danger for Black Youths Than Whites: CDC

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation

When a Common Cold Becomes More Dangerous for Kids

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids

When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On

When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter

When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC

Why Parents Mix Up Their Kids' Names

With Kids In Car, Parents Still Likely to Use Cellphones

Working With Horses May Ease Stress in Kids

Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs

Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says

Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study

Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose