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1 of 8 U.S. Kids Mistreated Before Age 18, Study Finds

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

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood

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

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure

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

Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study

After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study

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

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?

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

Autism Affects Motor Skills Too

Autism Signs May Be Missed in Short Checkups

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

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

Baby 'Sleep Machines' Could Damage Hearing, Study Suggests

Background TV May Hinder Toddlers' Language Development

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

Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study

Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

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

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim

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

Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?

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

Can Pets Help Boost Social Skills for Kids With Autism?

Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find

Certain Autoimmune Drugs in Pregnancy May Up Newborn Infection Risk: Study

Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says

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 Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

Cool Teens, Uncool Future?

Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism 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

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

Despite Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Few Kids Tested for Cholesterol

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

Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports

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

Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds

Early Exposure to English May Help Spanish-Speaking Kids in School

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

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 May Not Ward Off Teen Depression

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 Income, Expectations Tied to Kindergarten Performance

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

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

Gene Study Offers Clues to Why Autism Strikes More Males

Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids

Genes May Play Big Role in Academic Success, Study Suggests

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

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

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood

Happy Childhood May Be Good for Your Heart

Head Start Program Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity: Study

Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact

Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers

Health Tip: Encouraging Your Toddlers to Read

Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing

Health Tip: Help Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking

Health Tip: Helping Your Newborn Sleep

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: Saying Goodbye to Your Child at Day Care

Health Tip: Switching to a 'Big Kid' Bed

Health Tip: What to Exclude from Baby's Crib

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Ready to Read

Hearing Their Own Babble Helps Babies Learn to Speak: Study

Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks

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

High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies

Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains

Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds

Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

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

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 Who Repeat a Grade Can Become Discipline Problems, Study Says

Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

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

Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for Obesity

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

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers

Minority Kids May Be Missed in Autism Diagnoses: Study

Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at Dinner

Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk

Mom's Obesity May Affect Newborn Survival

Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns

More Clues to Spotting Autism in Siblings of Those With Disorder

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

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds

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

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 Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

Naps May Boost Your Baby's Memory

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

New Parents Favor In-Depth Genetic Testing, Survey Finds

Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

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

Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study

Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder

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

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

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

Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

Preemie Breathing Problems Might Linger in Adulthood

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

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 Births Down in U.S., But Rates Still High, Reports Say

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study

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

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children

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

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

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

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

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia

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

Sensitive Parenting May Boost Kids' Social Skills, School Performance

Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health

Shy Kids Might Not Have Difficulty With Language

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

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

Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

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

Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

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 Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time

Study Hints That 'Video Feedback' Therapy May Help Curb Autism

Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma

Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk

Study Sheds Light on How Immune System Works in Infants

Study Shows Benefits of Building Baby's Language Skills Early

Study Shows How Toddlers Adjust to Adult Anger

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

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids

Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study

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

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

Teen 'Sexting' Often Precedes Actual Sex, Study Finds

Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

Time Outdoors May Help Kids Connect With Nature

Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests

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

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain

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

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

U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem

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

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

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

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

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

Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose


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