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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 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

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD?

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

Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report

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 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

Breast-Feeding May Have Dental Benefits, Study Suggests

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

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 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

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

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

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

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

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

'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 Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

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

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 Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key

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

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

Genes May Play Big Role in Academic Success, Study Suggests

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

Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact

Health Tip: Building Baby's Fine Motor Skills

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: Strengthen Your Child's Hands

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Ready to Read

Health Tip: When Your Newborn Wants to Eat

Hearing Their Own Babble Helps Babies Learn to Speak: Study

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

Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds

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

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

Learning Daily Skills Prepares Kids With Autism for Adult Life

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21

Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for Obesity

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

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

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy

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

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

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

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes

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 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 Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

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

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?

Overindulgent Parents May Breed Narcissistic Children

Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says

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

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

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

Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder

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

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

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

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

Preemie Girls Feed Sooner Than Boys, Study Finds

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

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

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

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 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 Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism

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 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

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

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 Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, 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 Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses

Young Brains May Gain Skills When Parents Read to Kids