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Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding

Bedsores More Common Than Thought for Hospitalized Kids

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Black Infants in U.S. Twice as Likely to Die as Whites: CDC

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Bottle-Feeding May Raise Risk of Stomach Obstruction in Infants

Braces Seem to Benefit Many Kids With High-Risk Scoliosis

Brain Differences Seen in Kids With Conduct Problems

Breast Milk Bought Online May Contain Harmful Germs: Study

Breast Milk With Solid Foods Might Stave Off Allergies

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Children Benefit From Early Dose of Measles Vaccine, Study Finds

Children of Teen Mothers Don't Have Mental Disadvantage, Study Suggests

Children Who Have CT Scans May Face Higher Cancer Risk

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Commercial Baby Foods Fall Short for Nutrition: Study

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

Costs for Kids' Food Allergies Estimated at Nearly $25 Billion

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Docs Use 3-D Printer to Create Lifesaving Airway Device for Infant

Doctors' Groups Warn Against Underwater Births

Doctors Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women

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Dogs May Guard Babies Against Asthma, Allergies

Drowning Prevention Measures to Keep Kids Safe in Water

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

Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts

Early Course of HIV Therapy May Give Infants a Break From Drugs

Eating More Nuts During Pregnancy Might Help Prevent Allergies in Kids: Study

Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy May Affect Infants' Fine Motor Skills

Even Younger Babies 'Prep' Themselves to Be Picked Up

Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials

Exposure To Common Chemical May Raise Risk of Preemie Delivery: Study

Extreme Birth Weights Tied to Autism in Swedish Study

Family Members of Kids With Cancer Also at Risk

FDA Explores '3-Person' Embryo Fertilization

Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study

Fewer ER Visits for Kids After Cold Medicine Restrictions

Fewer Infants Hospitalized for Whooping Cough, Study Finds

Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years

First Trimester Appears Crucial for Baby's Heart Health

Flame-Retardant Chemicals Could Be Toxic to Kids

Flu Vaccine Prevented 6.6 Million Illnesses Last Season: CDC

For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs

Gasoline Poisonings in Kids Spike During Summer: Study

Gel May Offer Simple Treatment for Newborns With Low Blood Sugar

Gene Variations Leave Infants at Risk of Leukemia, Study Suggests

Genetic Condition May Be Mistaken for Autism in Some Kids: Report

Gradual Exposure to Peanuts May Help Some Allergic Kids

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Hand Gestures May Help Kids Solve Problems

Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds

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Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study

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

Infant Care May Help Explain Race-Linked Obesity Gap

Infant Vaccines Also Protect Seniors Against Pneumonia: Study

Infants at Highest Risk for Childhood Burns

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Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism

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

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Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

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Keep Your Toddler's Body Clock in Mind at Bedtime

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

Kids in Southern U.S. More Likely to Have Hay Fever: Study

Kids on Medicaid May Face Barriers to Eczema Treatment

Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy

Kids Who Undergo Heart Transplant Living Longer: Study

Kids With Autism Benefit From Early Intervention, Regardless of Method

Lasers in Toys Can Cause Serious Eye Damage, FDA Warns

Later Clamping of Umbilical Cord May Benefit Newborns: Study

Lawn Mower Injuries Often Caused by Distraction

Lead Exposure Tied to Early Risk of School Suspension

Less Variety in Babies' Gut Bacteria May Lead to Asthma Risk

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

Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood

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Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC

Many Low-Income Moms Struggle to Afford Diapers: Study

Many U.S. Adults Under-Vaccinated Against Whooping Cough, Survey Finds

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

Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy

Measles Cases Linked to U.S. Adoptions of Chinese Children: CDC

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

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

More Evidence Shows Breast-Feeding Helps Babies' Brains

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More Follow-Up Needed for Kids With High Blood Pressure Reading

More Kids Getting Donor Organs, But Gaps Persist, Study Finds

More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

Most Childhood Sleep Problems Are Preventable: Expert

Most Docs Don't Follow ADHD Treatment Guidelines for Preschoolers: Study

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

Most U.S. Babies Are Now Breast-Fed, CDC Says

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

Music May Ease Pain for Kids During Hospital Procedure

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope

Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids in California

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

Nebulizers May Not Deliver Full Drug Dose to Kids With Asthma

New Push by Doctors to Limit Antibiotic Use in Kids

New Test Spots Risk for PTSD in Injured Kids

Obese Kids More Likely to Have Asthma, With Worse Symptoms

On-time Use of Routine Vaccine Keeps Kids Out of Hospital

Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants

Outdoor Recess May Help Protect Kids From Nearsightedness

Overnight Separation From Mother Linked to Weaker Infant Bond

Packing School Lunches With Food Safety in Mind

Parents Deliberately Making Child Ill Can Be Deadly

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Plastics Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes

Postpartum Depression Often Linked to Long-Term Woes, Review Suggests

Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

Preemie Breathing Problems Might Linger in Adulthood

Preservative in Baby Wipes Linked to Rashes in Some Children

Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests

Probiotic Drops Might Ease Colic: Study

Probiotics Not Shown to Soothe Babies' Colic, Review Finds

Protect Your Kids From Pollen Allergies: Expert

Quicker Infant Growth Tied to Higher IQ Later

Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?

Readmission Rates for Children May Not Reflect Hospital Performance

Reducing Respiratory Virus in Preemies Lessens Wheezing: Study

Researchers Describe 1st 'Functional Cure' of HIV in Baby

Researchers Focus on Eczema-Food Allergy Link

Returning Military Dads Often Struggle to Reconnect With Kids

Rise in U.S. High Chair Injuries Stuns Experts

Ruling Out Unneeded Ankle X-Rays for Kids

Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Scientists Uncover Breast Milk's Potential Secret Weapon Against HIV

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Sensory Therapy Might Work for Kids With Autism

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September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study

Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health

Shy Kids Might Not Have Difficulty With Language

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Simple Method May Help Predict Tiny Preemies' Outlook

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

Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study

Smaller Bowls May Keep Kids From Overeating

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

Solid Food Timing for Babies Tied to Diabetes Risk

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

States May Be Getting Stricter on Child Vaccine Exemptions

Stomach Bug Vaccine for Infants Protects Entire Community: CDC

Study Debunks Lyme Disease-Autism Link

Study Looks at Vitamin D Needs in Breast-Fed Babies

Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy

'Superbug' MRSA Infections Aren't Dropping in Children: CDC

'Super-Magnets' Pose Rising Threat to Kids, Study Finds

Swallowing Magnets Can Be Fatal for Children

Test of Preemie Breathing Treatments Finds Similar Complication Rates

There Is No Safer Football Helmet for Kids: Study

Tick-Borne Illness Babesiosis a Hazard for Seniors: FDA

Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power

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Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More

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Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study

Tots' Sleep Differences Due to Genes, Environment, Study Suggests

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TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study

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

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U.S. Circumcision Rates Drop by 10 Percent: CDC

U.S. Imports Scarce Nutrition Drugs for Sick Babies

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