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1 in 10 U.S. Children Now Has ADHD, CDC Says
1 of 8 U.S. Kids Mistreated Before Age 18, Study Finds
5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
A Nurse Who Lends an Ear May Ease Anxiety in Moms of Preemies
ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds
Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study
Alternative Therapies Widely Used for Autism
Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism
Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests
Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains
Are Kids Born to Older Dads at Risk for Mental Health Woes?
Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?
Are Today's Artsy Kids Tomorrow's Business Leaders?
Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
Autism Affects Motor Skills Too
Autism Sign May Appear in First Months of Life
Autism, ADHD Tied to Gender Concerns in Some Kids: Study
Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out
Babies Work Specific Brain Areas to Imitate People
Baby 'Sleep Machines' Could Damage Hearing, Study Suggests
Background TV May Hinder Toddlers' Language Development
Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding
Blood Levels of Banned Flame Retardant Drop for Pregnant Women in California
Bottle-Feeding May Raise Risk of Stomach Obstruction in Infants
Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes
Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism
Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids
By 9 Months, Baby's Visual Learning Kicks In: Study
Calling Young Girls 'Fat' May Increase Their Teen-Obesity Risk
Can Afternoon Naps Help Preschoolers Learn Better?
Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs?
Can Hearing Music in the Womb Boost Babies' Brain Development?
Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study
Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood
Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News
Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds
Childhood Events Tied to Slow Recovery From Depression Later
Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds
Childhood Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits
Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls
Children Who Lose Close Relative at Risk of Mental Problems: Study
Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study
Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain
Clues to Obesity Found in Infants
Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study
Cool Teens, Uncool Future?
Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?
Could Mothers' Allergy Shots in Pregnancy Lower Kids' 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
Despite Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Few Kids Tested for Cholesterol
Despite Media Companies' Claims, Your Baby Can't Learn to Read: Study
DNA Can Predict Unusually Tall Height, Study Shows
Does Your Preschool Child Have ADHD?
Domestic Violence Travels Down Through Generations, Study Finds
Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds
Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests
Ear Tubes May Not Have Long-Term Benefits for Kids With Ear Infections
Early Childhood Memories May Fade Long Before Childhood Is Over
Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests
Early Repetitive Behaviors May Signal Autism Risk
Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders
Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development
Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says
Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says
Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds
Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby
Family Conflicts Can Impair Child's Brain Development: Study
Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism
Family Meals May Keep Kids, Parents at Healthy Weight
Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years
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 Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children
Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health
Gene Mutation Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids
Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls
Gene Study Offers Clues to Why Autism Strikes More Males
Genes Beat Family, Teachers for Academic Success, Study Suggests
Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids
Genes May Be to Blame for Hard-to-Handle Toddlers
Genes, Environment May Play Equal Parts in Autism Risk: Study
Girls' Brain Connectivity Happens Sooner Than for Boys: Study
Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too
Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood
Health Tip: Are Your Toddler's Toes Turning?
Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers
Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing
Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking
Health Tip: Help Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking
Health Tip: Helping Your Newborn Sleep
Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Learning Disability
Health Tip: Is Baby in Pain?
Health Tip: Is Your Child Old Enough to Stay Home Alone?
Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training
Health Tip: Reading Out Loud With Your Child
Health Tip: Stay Active With Baby
Health Tip: Switching to a 'Big Kid' Bed
Health Tip: Weaning Baby From a Bottle
Health Tip: What to Exclude from Baby's Crib
Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively
Health Tip: Why Babies Wake at Night
Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks
Helmets Not Helpful for Babies With 'Flat Head' Syndrome: Study
High Praise Might Backfire on Kids With Low Self-Esteem
Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies
Home Visits During Pregnancy and Beyond May Give Poor Kids a Boost
Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains
Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism
Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health
Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study
Just 1.5 Hours of TV a Day May Disrupt Kids' Sleep, Study Says
Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds
Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study
Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says
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 Lacking At-Home Enrichment Gain Most From Head Start: 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
Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy
Kids Still Spanked, to Their Detriment, Study Finds
Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades
Kids Who Repeat a Grade Can Become Discipline Problems, Study Says
Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens
Kids With Autism Often Have Trouble Sleeping, Study Shows
Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression
Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
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
'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Play Key Role in Kids' Social Skills
Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights
Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
Marketing of Unhealthy Foods Still Common in U.S. Schools: Study
Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD
Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers
Mercury Levels Dropping in Younger U.S. Women: Report
Missing Genes May Be Tied to Development of Autism: Study
Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk
More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies
More Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Autism Risk for Kids: Study
Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids
Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
Mother's Voice on Special Pacifier Helps Preemies Learn to Eat
Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study
Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'
Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest
Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
New Diagnosis Rules Could Lead to Drop in Autism Numbers
New Test Helps Diagnose Intellectual Disability in Children
Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later
Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Older Mothers at Higher Risk of Child With Autism, Study Suggests
Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport
Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk
Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study
Parental Stress, Domestic Violence May Affect Kids' Development: Study
Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder
Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease
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
Poorer Childhoods, More Colds as Adults?
Postpartum Depression Often Linked to Long-Term Woes, Review Suggests
Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says
Poverty May Harm a Child's Brain Development, Study Suggests
Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids
Preemie Breathing Problems Might Linger in Adulthood
Preemies' 'Excessive' Crying Tied to Risk of Behavior Problems Later
Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults
Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development
Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence
Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish
Premature Babies Benefit From Adult Talk, Study Finds
Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood
Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds
Preschoolers Beat College Kids at Figuring Out Gadgets
Preschoolers Getting Too Much Screen Time: Survey
Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From 'Inclusion' Classrooms
Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
Racism Takes a Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Research Shows
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
Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia
Scientists Spot Clues to Why Males Have Tougher Time in the Womb
'Sensitive' Older Sibling May Help Boost Preschoolers' Language Skills
Sensory Therapy Might Work for Kids With Autism
Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health
Shy Kids Might Not Have Difficulty With Language
Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects
Simple Method May Help Predict Tiny Preemies' Outlook
Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids
Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study
Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring: Study
Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up
Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip
Spanking May Be More Common Than Parents Admit
Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds
Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Delays
Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study
Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids
Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
Study Sheds Light on How Immune System Works in Infants
Study Suggests Late-Term Preemies Don't Do as Well in Life
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
Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says
Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids
Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study
Teaching Sleep Tips to Parents Seems to Help Kids With Autism
Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes
The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids
Time Outdoors May Help Kids Connect With Nature
Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study
Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study
Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
Try Talking More to Boost Your Toddler's Vocabulary
TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain
TV, Computer Time Tied to Heavier, Less Happy Kids: Study
U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off
U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report
Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child
Very Early Preemies May Face Higher Risk of Future Eye Problem
Video Games Might Help People With Dyslexia Learn to Read, Study Suggests
What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?
When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?
When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First
When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow
When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter
When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More
When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses
Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study
Why Johnny Can't Sleep
Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?
Younger Siblings of Kids With Autism May Show Early Signs of Problems
Youngest Child Often Not as Small as Mother Thinks
Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose
'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity
Breast Milk Bought Online May Contain Harmful Germs: Study
Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease
Breast Milk With Solid Foods Might Stave Off Allergies
Breast-Feeding After Implants Won't Cause Sagging, Study Finds
Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds
Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Breast-Feeding Problems Common for First-Time Moms
Children of Teen Mothers Don't Have Mental Disadvantage, Study Suggests
Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy May Affect Infants' Fine Motor Skills
Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Mexican Women's Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Breast-Feeding?
Probiotics Not Shown to Soothe Babies' Colic, Review Finds
Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests
Surgery Isn't Only Option for Women With Ovarian Cancer Genes
Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track
TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study