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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
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
Antipsychotic Drugs May Triple Kids' Diabetes Risk, 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 May Remember Words Heard Before Birth
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 Chemistry Differs in Kids With Autism: Study
Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes
Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism
Breast-Feeding May Pass Good Bacteria From Mom to Baby
Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Child Obesity
Bullied Kids May Have More Legal Woes in Adulthood
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 Linked to Later Thyroid Problems for Women
Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood
Childhood Bullying Scars Can Last Into 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 Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits
Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls
Childhood Obesity Quadruples Chances of Adult Hypertension: Study
Children Who Lose Close Relative at Risk of Mental Problems: Study
Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study
Clues to Obesity Found in Infants
Commercial Baby Foods Fall Short for Nutrition: Study
Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study
Cool Teens, Uncool Future?
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
Determining Child's Risk When Older Sibling Has Autism
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
Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts
Early Childhood Memories May Fade Long Before Childhood Is Over
Early Course of HIV Therapy May Give Infants a Break From Drugs
Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens
Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests
Early Repetitive Behaviors May Signal Autism Risk
Economic Recession Tied to 'Harsh' Parenting From Mothers
Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders
Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says
European Men Grew 4 Inches Taller Over Past 100 Years
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
Fewer U.S. Kids Buying Tobacco Products: Report
Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years
Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds
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 Offers Clues to Why Autism Strikes More Males
Genes Beat Family, Teachers for Academic Success, Study Suggests
Genes May Be to Blame for Hard-to-Handle Toddlers
Genes, Environment May Play Equal Parts in Autism Risk: Study
Genetic Condition May Be Mistaken for Autism in Some Kids: Report
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
Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study
Hand Gestures May Help Kids Solve Problems
Health Tip: Are Your Toddler's Toes Turning?
Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers
Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking
Health Tip: Help Ease Teething Pain
Health Tip: Help Toddlers Prepare for School
Health Tip: Help Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking
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: Show Genuine Interest in 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
How Many Extra Calories Add Up to Obesity for Kids?
How Toddlers' TV Time Can Hurt Kindergarten Success
If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up
Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism
Insulin Pumps Better Than Injections for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes: Study
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 Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study
Kids' Attitudes Toward Disabled People Improve With Contact
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 Benefit From Early Intervention, Regardless of Method
Kids With Autism Often Have Trouble Sleeping, Study Shows
Kids With Autism Outperformed Others on Math Test, Study Found
Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression
Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights
Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC
Marketing of Unhealthy Foods Still Common in U.S. Schools: Study
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 Links Seen Between Autism, ADHD
More Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Autism Risk for Kids: Study
Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks
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
MRI Might Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Dyslexia: Study
Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest
Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
New Clues to Causes of Autism Found
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
Nice Kids Get Treated Nicely: Study
Older Mothers at Higher Risk of Child With Autism, Study Suggests
Overnight Separation From Mother Linked to Weaker Infant Bond
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' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease
Pediatrics Group Wants Parents to Read to Their Children Every Day
Placenta Might Have Its Own Helpful Bacteria
Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids
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 Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development
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
Racism Takes a Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Research Shows
Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse
Same Genes May Influence Reading, Math Skills: Study
Scans Show Even 'Late' Preemies Have Brain Differences
Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death
Scientists Spot Clues to Why Males Have Tougher Time in the Womb
Screaming, Cursing at Your Misbehaving Teen May Backfire
'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
Siblings of Disabled Kids May Show Emotional Effects
Simple Method May Help Predict Tiny Preemies' Outlook
Simple Strategies Aren't Always Enough for Bedwetting
Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids
Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study
Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids
Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring: Study
Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up
Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'
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
Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study
Strong Verbal Skills in Childhood May Raise Drinking Risk, Study Suggests
Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids
Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
Study Sees No Link Between Mercury Exposure, Autistic Behavior
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
Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says
Stuttering May Not Cause Emotional Woes in Preschoolers: Study
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
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
Twitter Chat: How to Prepare for a Healthy School Year
Two Studies Highlight Benefits of Electronic Health Records
U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off
U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report
U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says
Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child
Very Early Preemies May Face Higher Risk of Future Eye Problem
Very Preterm Babies May Have Trouble Bonding With Parents
Video Games Might Help People With Dyslexia Learn to Read, Study Suggests
What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?
What Is 'Play' to a Child With Autism?
When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?
When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow
When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter
When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More
Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study
Why Johnny Can't Sleep
Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?
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
Health Tip: Got Enough Breast Milk?
'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity
Breast Milk Bought Online May Contain Harmful Germs: Study
Breast Milk With Solid Foods Might Stave Off Allergies
Breast-Fed Baby May Become Higher-IQ Child, Study Suggests
Breast-Feeding After Implants Won't Cause Sagging, Study Finds
Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer
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
Health Tip: Help Prevent Clogged Milk Ducts
Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Mexican Women's Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Breast-Feeding?
Most Medications OK During Breast-Feeding, Report Says
Most U.S. Babies Are Now Breast-Fed, CDC Says
Mother's Personality Influences Breast-Feeding Decision, Study Finds
Probiotics Not Shown to Soothe Babies' Colic, Review Finds
Surgery Isn't Only Option for Women With Ovarian Cancer Genes
TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study