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About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study

Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood

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

ADHD Children May Gain More From Family-Centered Care

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure

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

Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: 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

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

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

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study

Autism Signs May Be Missed in Short Checkups

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

Background TV May Hinder Toddlers' Language Development

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

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

Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments

Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study

Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

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

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

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

Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says

Childhood Self-Control Linked to Better Job Prospects Later in Life

Child's Popularity May Rely on Understanding Others

Clowning Around May Be Good Medicine for Kids Facing Surgery

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

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

Cool Teens, Uncool Future?

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

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

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free

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

Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports

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

Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus?

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

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

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women

Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression

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

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

Family Income, Expectations Tied to Kindergarten Performance

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids

Genes May Play Big Role in Academic Success, Study Suggests

Girls With Autism Fare Worse Than Boys, Study Finds

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

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease

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: Encouraging Your Toddlers to Read

Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing

Health Tip: Help Prevent Baby's Spit-Up

Health Tip: Helping Your Newborn Sleep

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading

Health Tip: Promoting Independence in Children

Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With Your Child

Health Tip: Saying Goodbye to Your Child at Day Care

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Ready to Read

Hearing Their Own Babble Helps Babies Learn to Speak: Study

High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies

Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System

In Rare Cases, Kids Can Get Food Allergies From Donated Blood

Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows

Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds

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

Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds

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

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

Learning Daily Skills Prepares Kids With Autism for Adult Life

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 With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests

Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers

Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls

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

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids

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

More Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication

Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

Naps May Boost Your Baby's Memory

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study

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

New Parents Favor In-Depth Genetic Testing, Survey Finds

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD

Not Interested in School? Maybe They're Born That Way

Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Overindulgent Parents May Breed Narcissistic Children

Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.

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

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development

'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study

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

Preemie Girls Feed Sooner Than Boys, Study Finds

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

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study

Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From 'Inclusion' Classrooms

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children

Program for 1-Year-Olds Tries to Lessen Autism's Impact

Put Car Seat on Your Summer-Travel Checklist

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

Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys

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 Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness

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

Scientists Spot Gene Tied to Severe Autism in Girls

Sensitive Parenting May Boost Kids' Social Skills, School Performance

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

Slowed Growth Could Signal Crohn's Disease in Kids

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

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

Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Delays

Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

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 Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

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: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills

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

Surprises Help Babies Learn, Research Finds

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

Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests

Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study

Training Programs for Parents Tied to Better Behavior in Kids With Autism

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

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

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic

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

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

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

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