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

ADHD May Hamper Social Relationships Early in Life

ADHD May Mask Autism in Young Kids

ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: Study

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends

Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

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

Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report

Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls

Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds

Babies Prefer Sound of Other Babies Over Adults

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Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them

Breast Concerns May Sideline Many Teen Girls From Sports

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

Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies

CDC Cites 14 Potential New Cases of Zika Transmitted By Sex

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

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

Certain Cancers Seem Less Likely for Kids of Hispanic Moms Born Outside U.S.

Check Newborns of Women Who Visited Zika-Prone Areas for Infection: CDC

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: Survey

Child Care Centers Offering Too Little Outdoor Time

Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease Risk

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

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 Adults' Expectations Drive Up ADHD Diagnoses in Kids?

Could an Obese Dad's Sperm Pass Traits to His Kids?

Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?

Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?

Cow's Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: Study

CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade

Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby

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

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development

Do Benefits of City Gardening Outweigh Risks?

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 Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later

Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids

Exercise + Classwork May = Better Math Scores

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

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

Extremely Small Preemies May Face Bullying, Mental Health Risks

Eye Defects Seen in Some Babies Born With Zika-Linked Microcephaly

Fidgeting May Help Students With ADHD Learn

Finding Suggests Zika Virus Can Move From Mother to Child During Pregnancy

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 Transgender Kids, Support Is Key to Emotional Well-Being

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer Performance

Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer

Gene Abnormality May Be Key to Down Syndrome, Scientists Say

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

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

Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time

Health Tip: Building Baby's Fine Motor Skills

Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Toys for Lead

Health Tip: Get Involved at Your Child's School

Health Tip: Help Your Toddler Develop Needed Skills

Health Tip: Is Your Child Ready for Potty Training?

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands

Health Tip: When Your Newborn Wants to Eat

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

Healthy-Eating Tots Still Like Junk Food

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

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

How Parents Can Ease Transition to First Grade

How to Keep Your Baby's Slumber Safe

How to Prepare Your Child for Surgery

If Younger Sibling Arrives Before 1st Grade, Kids Less Likely to Be Obese: Study

Infant Delivery and Feeding Methods Can Affect Gut Composition

Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: Study

Kids' Fruit Drinks, Juices Contain Day's Worth of Sugar

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

Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their Peers

Kids Who Aren't Ready for Kindergarten May Suffer Long-Term Consequences

Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study

Kids With Autism More Likely to Wander, Less Likely to Recognize Danger

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School

Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer Harassment

Lawn Mowers Can Cause Severe Injuries to Kids

Learning Daily Skills Prepares Kids With Autism for Adult Life

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids

Losing a Parent in Childhood May Raise Suicide Risk Decades Later

Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids

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

Low Prenatal Vitamin D Linked to Later MS in Offspring

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 U.S. Adults Think Kids' Health Is Worse Today

Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report

Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain

Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too Fast

Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood

Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD

More Evidence Gay Parents Raise Well-Adjusted Kids

More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

More Evidence That Severe Poverty Harms Kids' Health

Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily

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

Music Might Give Babies' Language Skills a Boost

New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls

No Amount of Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy, Doctors Say

Noisy Electronic Toys May Hamper Babies' Verbal Skills

Obama Asks Congress for $1.9 Billion to Battle Zika Virus

Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends

One in Five U.S. Kids Over Age 5 Has Unhealthy Cholesterol: CDC

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

Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens

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

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

Panel Undecided on Screening All Kids for Autism

Parental Debt May Affect Kids' Behavior

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

Parents Can Play Big Role in Thwarting Teen Fights: Study

Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating

Parents Keep Too Tight a Leash on Teens' Health Care: Survey

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

Parents, Take Heed: Your Kids Copy Your Heart Health Habits

Pediatricians' Group Urges Cuts in Antibiotic Use in Livestock

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

Planned Cesareans Tied to Slight Increase in Asthma Risk for Kids

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

Pot Use During Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight Babies

'Preemie' Babies May Face Long-Term Anesthesia Risks

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

Pregnancy May Ease PTSD for Some Women, Study Finds

Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

Prenatal Diet Rich in Vitamin D May Cut Allergy Risk in Kids: Study

Prenatal Use of HIV Drug May Slow Child's Development Slightly

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study

Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

Psychological Disorders Affect 1 in 7 U.S. Kids Under 9: CDC

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study

Repeat C-Section May Have No Long-Term Health Risk for Baby

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

School-Based 'Overweight Warnings' May Not Keep Girls Slim

Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: Report

Scientists Get Closer to Genetics of Homosexuality in Men

Scientists Uncover Clues to Origins of Schizophrenia

Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

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

Short Gap Between Pregnancies Tied to Higher Autism Risk?

Short Legs May Explain Why Toddlers Teeter

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds

Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?

Sleep Loss May Be Tied to Raised Diabetes Risk in Teen Boys

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNA, Study Finds

Some Kids With Heart Defects Struggle in School

Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism

Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study

Spike in Newborn Drug-Withdrawal Tied to Prenatal Painkiller Use

Standardized Test Scores Decline With Each Passing Hour of School

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids

Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: Study

Study Details Dire Consequences of Fetal Alcohol Disorders

Study Links Child Abuse, Neglect to Earlier Onset of Bipolar Disorder

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products

Study Suggests Aerial Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism Rates

Study Ties Parents' Criticism to Persistent ADHD in Kids

Study: Extremely Premature Babies at Greater Risk for Autism

Teen Dating Violence Is Target of New CDC Program

Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot: Study

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

Though Rare, Some Disabilities Seen Long After Newborn Heart Surgery

Toddlers Adept at Using Touch-Screen Devices, Study Finds

Toddlers' Sweet Tooth a Weight-Gain Danger, Study Confirms

Toxic Chemicals May Weaken Infants' Response to TB Vaccine

U.S. Autism Rate Unchanged at 1 in 68 Kids: CDC

U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

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

U.S. Pediatricians to Add Poverty to Well-Visit Checklist

Uncorrected Eye Problem Linked to Learning Issues for Preschoolers

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

Why Do Some Kids Escape Terrible Genetic Disorders?