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ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study

Alternative Therapies Widely Used for Autism

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests

Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains

Are Kids Born to Older Dads at Risk for Mental Health Woes?

Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?

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

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

Autism Affects Motor Skills Too

Autism Sign May Appear in First Months of Life

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

Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out

Babies Work Specific Brain Areas to Imitate People

Baby 'Sleep Machines' Could Damage Hearing, Study Suggests

Background TV May Hinder Toddlers' Language Development

Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding

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

Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes

Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism

Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

By 9 Months, Baby's Visual Learning Kicks In: Study

Calling Young Girls 'Fat' May Increase Their Teen-Obesity Risk

Can Afternoon Naps Help Preschoolers Learn Better?

Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs?

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 Cancer Report Brings Mixed News

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Events Tied to Slow Recovery From Depression Later

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

Childhood Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits

Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls

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

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

Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain

Clues to Obesity Found in Infants

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

Cool Teens, Uncool Future?

Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?

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

Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time

Cyberbullying Knows No Socio-economic Bounds

Dads Who Do Housework May Spur Daughters to Aim High: Study

Despite Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Few Kids Tested for Cholesterol

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

DNA Can Predict Unusually Tall Height, Study Shows

Does Your Preschool Child Have ADHD?

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

Early Childhood Memories May Fade Long Before Childhood Is Over

Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

Early Repetitive Behaviors May Signal Autism Risk

Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development

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

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

Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby

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

Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study

Food Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children

Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Gene Mutation Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

Gene Study Offers Clues to Why Autism Strikes More Males

Genes Beat Family, Teachers for Academic Success, Study Suggests

Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids

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

Genes, Environment May Play Equal Parts in Autism Risk: Study

Girls' Brain Connectivity Happens Sooner Than for Boys: Study

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

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood

Health Tip: Are Your Toddler's Toes Turning?

Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers

Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing

Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking

Health Tip: Help Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking

Health Tip: Helping Your Newborn Sleep

Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Learning Disability

Health Tip: Is Baby in Pain?

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

Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training

Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With 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

Helmets Not Helpful for Babies With 'Flat Head' Syndrome: Study

High Praise Might Backfire on Kids With Low Self-Esteem

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies

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

Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains

Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study

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

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

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

Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says

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

Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study

Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says

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 Often Have Trouble Sleeping, Study Shows

Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

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

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

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

Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight

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

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers

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

Missing Genes May Be Tied to Development of Autism: Study

Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

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

Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids

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

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

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

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Older Mothers at Higher Risk of Child With Autism, Study Suggests

Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport

Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk

Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study

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

Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder

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

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

Pediatrics Group Wants Parents to Read to Their Children Every Day

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Placenta Might Have Its Own Helpful Bacteria

Poorer Childhoods, More Colds as Adults?

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

Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says

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

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 May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults

Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish

Premature Babies Benefit From Adult Talk, Study Finds

Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood

Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds

Preschoolers Beat College Kids at Figuring Out Gadgets

Preschoolers Getting Too Much Screen Time: Survey

Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From 'Inclusion' Classrooms

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study

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

Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse

Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb

Same Genes May Influence Reading, Math Skills: Study

Scans Show Even 'Late' Preemies Have Brain Differences

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia

Scientists Spot Clues to Why Males Have Tougher Time in the Womb

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

Sensory Therapy Might Work for Kids With Autism

Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health

Shy Kids Might Not Have Difficulty With Language

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

Simple Method May Help Predict Tiny Preemies' Outlook

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

Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

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

Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

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

Spanking May Be More Common Than Parents Admit

Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds

Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Delays

Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study

Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma

Study Sheds Light on How Immune System Works in Infants

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

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

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

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks

Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids

Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study

Teaching Sleep Tips to Parents Seems to Help Kids With Autism

Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

Time Outdoors May Help Kids Connect With Nature

Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study

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

U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off

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

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

Very Early Preemies May Face Higher Risk of Future Eye Problem

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

What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

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

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter

When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses

Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study

Why Johnny Can't Sleep

Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Younger Siblings of Kids With Autism May Show Early Signs of Problems

Youngest Child Often Not as Small as Mother Thinks

Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose

 

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