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10 Percent of U.S. Women Drink During Pregnancy: Study

14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

3D 'Printout' Device Keeps Very Ill Babies Breathing

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study

Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood

ADHD Children May Gain More From Family-Centered Care

ADHD May Mask Autism in Young Kids

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

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Have Benefits, Risks: Study

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD?

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies

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

Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report

Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls

Autism Signs May Be Missed in Short Checkups

Babies Prefer Sound of Other Babies Over Adults

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Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments

Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them

Breast-Feeding May Have Dental Benefits, Study Suggests

Brief Drop in Blood Sugar at Birth Tied to Poorer School Performance

Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?

Can Pets Help Boost Social Skills for Kids With Autism?

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

CDC: Child Autism Rate Now 1 in 45 After Survey Method Changes

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids

Child Care Centers Offering Too Little Outdoor Time

Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood

Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says

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

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime

Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy Risk

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

Child's Popularity May Rely on Understanding Others

Clowning Around May Be Good Medicine for Kids Facing Surgery

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

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

CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

Day Care Won't Cause Aggressive Behavior in Child, Study Finds

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development

Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free

Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports

Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger

Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus?

Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

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

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

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

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

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study

Family Income, Expectations Tied to Kindergarten Performance

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

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

For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies

Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer Performance

Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer

Gene Tied to Adult Depression After Childhood Abuse

Girls Who Are Impulsive, Poor Planners May Be Prone to Weight Gain

Girls With Autism Fare Worse Than Boys, Study Finds

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study

'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study Suggests

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

Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time

Health Tip: Building Baby's Fine Motor Skills

Health Tip: Get Involved at Your Child's School

Health Tip: Help Prevent Baby's Spit-Up

Health Tip: Help Your Toddler Develop Needed Skills

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading

Health Tip: Promoting Independence in Children

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands

Health Tip: When Your Newborn Wants to Eat

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk

Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds

Hospitals Doing Better Job of Promoting Breast-feeding: CDC

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System

How Parents Can Ease Transition to First Grade

How to Keep Your Baby's Slumber Safe

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

Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

Kids in Foster Care Have Tripled Rates of ADHD, Study Finds

Kids More Likely to Be Overweight If Mom Gains Too Much in Pregnancy or After

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

Learning Daily Skills Prepares Kids With Autism for Adult Life

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids

Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for Obesity

Losing a Parent in Childhood May Raise Suicide Risk Decades Later

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes

Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain

Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at Dinner

Mom's Obesity May Affect Newborn Survival

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

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD

More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds

More Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication

Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily

Most U.S. Schools Start Too Early for Kids to Get Enough Sleep: Study

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

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

No Amount of Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy, Doctors Say

No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD

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

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends

One-Third of U.S. Kids With ADHD Diagnosed Before Age 6: Report

Overindulgent Parents May Breed Narcissistic Children

Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says

'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids

Oxytocin 'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Shows Promise in Kids With Autism

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

Parents' Age May Be Factor in Child's Autism Risk

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids

Pediatricians' Group Urges Cuts in Antibiotic Use in Livestock

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development

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

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests

'Preemie' Birth Linked to Less Wealth, Education in Adulthood

Preemie Girls Feed Sooner Than Boys, Study Finds

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study

Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids

Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

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

Put Car Seat on Your Summer-Travel Checklist

Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys

Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness

Scientists Get Closer to Genetics of Homosexuality in Men

Scientists Spot Gene Tied to Severe Autism in Girls

Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

Sensitive Parenting May Boost Kids' Social Skills, School Performance

Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids

Short Legs May Explain Why Toddlers Teeter

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

Slowed Growth Could Signal Crohn's Disease in Kids

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study

Some Kids With Heart Defects Struggle in School

Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism

Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

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

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products

Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk

Surprises Help Babies Learn, Research Finds

Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems

The Long and (Financial) Short of Fixing Leg Length Differences

Though Rare, Some Disabilities Seen Long After Newborn Heart Surgery

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 Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds

Very Young Babies Sense Touch Differently

Vocabulary at 2 May Help Predict Kindergarten Success

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

What Works Best to Curb a Preschooler's Bad Behaviors?

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic

When Do Kids Learn 'Fairness'? Culture May Matter, Study Finds

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

Young Brains May Gain Skills When Parents Read to Kids