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

14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

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 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

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

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?

Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time

Cyberbullying Knows No Socio-economic Bounds

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

Despite Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Few Kids Tested for Cholesterol

Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports

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

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

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

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development

Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression

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

Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

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 Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

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

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

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: 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: Prepare Your Child for Reading

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: When Your Child Is Ready to Read

Hearing Their Own Babble Helps Babies Learn to Speak: Study

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

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System

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' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds

Kids' Happiness Doesn't Depend on 2 Natural Parents, Says 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

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 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

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

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD

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

Overindulgent Parents May Breed Narcissistic Children

Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says

Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study

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

Placenta Might Have Its Own Helpful Bacteria

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

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

Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds

Preschoolers Getting Too Much Screen Time: Survey

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

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 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

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

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 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

Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Delays

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

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

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

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

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

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

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses

Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose


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