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Baby 'Sleep Machines' Could Damage Hearing, Study Suggests

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

Bottle-Feeding May Raise Risk of Stomach Obstruction in Infants

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

BPA Exposure Tied to Undescended Testicles in Boys

Brain Chemistry Differs in Kids With Autism: Study

Brain Differences Seen in Kids With Conduct Problems

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Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism

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Bullied Kids May Have More Legal Woes in Adulthood

Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

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Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study

Childhood Abuse Linked to Later Thyroid Problems for Women

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 Events Tied to Slow Recovery From Depression Later

Childhood Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits

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

Commercial Baby Foods Fall Short for Nutrition: Study

Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?

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

Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time

Day Care May Help Kids of Depressed Moms

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

Determining Child's Risk When Older Sibling Has Autism

DNA Can Predict Unusually Tall Height, Study Shows

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Domestic Violence Travels Down Through Generations, Study Finds

Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds

Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests

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

Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts

Early Childhood Memories May Fade Long Before Childhood Is Over

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

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

Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

Economic Recession Tied to 'Harsh' Parenting From Mothers

Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders

Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says

Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children

European Men Grew 4 Inches Taller Over Past 100 Years

Even Younger Babies 'Prep' Themselves to Be Picked Up

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

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby

Extra Brain Fluid May Predict Autism Diagnosis: Study

Extreme Birth Weights Tied to Autism in Swedish Study

Family Conflicts Can Impair Child's Brain Development: Study

Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

Family Meals May Keep Kids, Parents at Healthy Weight

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

Focus on Health, Not Fat, in Food Talks With 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

Gene Research May Help Spot Baby's Obesity Risk

Gene Study Offers Clues to Why Autism Strikes More Males

Genes Beat Family, Teachers for Academic Success, Study Suggests

Genes May Be to Blame for Hard-to-Handle Toddlers

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

Girls' Brain Connectivity Happens Sooner Than for Boys: Study

Girls With Autism May Need Different Treatments Than Boys

Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study

Hand Gestures May Help Kids Solve Problems

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Health Tip: Encourage Safe Exploring Outdoors

Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking

Health Tip: Help Ease Teething Pain

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Health Tip: Holding Your Infant Skin to Skin

Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Learning Disability

Health Tip: Is Baby in Pain?

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Health Tip: Show Genuine Interest in Your Child

Health Tip: Stay Active With Baby

Health Tip: Switching to a 'Big Kid' Bed

Health Tip: Weaning Baby From a Bottle

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

If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up

Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism

Insulin Pumps Better Than Injections for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes: Study

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study

Irregular Bedtimes May Sap Kids' Brainpower

IVF Tied to Small Risk of Mental Deficits in Children

Junk Food Bans Help Schoolkids Avoid Unhealthy Snacks: Study

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

Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study

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' Reading, Math Skills Tied to Future Success

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 Benefit From Early Intervention, Regardless of Method

Kids With Autism May Perceive Movement More Quickly

Kids With Autism Often Have Trouble Sleeping, Study Shows

Kids With Autism Outperformed Others on Math Test, Study Found

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 Bacteria Levels in Gut May Be Tied to Autism in Kids

Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights

Magnesium-Rich Food May Help Keep Kids' Bones Strong

Many Heart Defects Aren't Inherited, Study Finds

Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight

Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC

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

Marketing of Unhealthy Foods Still Common in U.S. Schools: Study

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

Missing Genes May Be Tied to Development of Autism: Study

More Evidence Links BPA to Childhood Obesity

More Evidence Shows Breast-Feeding Helps Babies' Brains

More Links Seen Between Autism, ADHD

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

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

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

Mother's Voice on Special Pacifier Helps Preemies Learn to Eat

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 Clues to Causes of Autism Found

New Diagnosis Rules Could Lead to Drop in Autism Numbers

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

Nice Kids Get Treated Nicely: Study

Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Hearing Loss in Teens

Outdoor Recess May Help Protect Kids From Nearsightedness

Overnight Separation From Mother Linked to Weaker Infant Bond

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' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease

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

Poorer Childhoods, More Colds as Adults?

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

Poverty May Harm a Child's Brain Development, Study Suggests

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

Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

Preemie Breathing Problems Might Linger in Adulthood

Preemies' 'Excessive' Crying Tied to Risk of Behavior Problems Later

Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development

Premature Babies Benefit From Adult Talk, Study Finds

Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood

Preordered School Lunches May Be Healthier, Study Finds

Preschoolers Beat College Kids at Figuring Out Gadgets

Primary Care Docs Should Play Role in Kids' Dental Health, Experts Say

Quicker Infant Growth Tied to Higher IQ Later

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 Therapy Might Work for Kids With Autism

'Sensory-Focused' Autism Therapy Shows Early Promise

Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health

Shy Kids Might Not Have Difficulty With Language

Siblings of Disabled Kids May Show Emotional Effects

Simple Method May Help Predict Tiny Preemies' Outlook

Simple Strategies Aren't Always Enough for Bedwetting

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

Solid Food Timing for Babies Tied to Diabetes Risk

Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds

Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study

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

Struggles With Motor Skills Compound Social Problems in Autism

Study Looks at Vitamin D Needs in Breast-Fed Babies

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

Study Sees No Link Between Mercury Exposure, Autistic Behavior

Study Suggests Late-Term Preemies Don't Do as Well in Life

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says

Stuttering May Not Cause Emotional Woes in Preschoolers: Study

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids

Teaching Sleep Tips to Parents Seems to Help Kids With Autism

Teen Bullies May Turn to Crime as Adults

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

Two Studies Highlight Benefits of Electronic Health Records

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

Very Early Preemies May Face Higher Risk of Future Eye Problem

Very Preterm Babies May Have Trouble Bonding With Parents

Video Games Might Help People With Dyslexia Learn to Read, Study Suggests

What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?

What Is 'Play' to a Child With Autism?

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter

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