Children's Health

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gainPediatricians have long suggested that fruit juice may ...

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers adviseWhen people are diagnosed with cancer, it's easy...

‘Heads Up’ Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggestsA concussion prevention program that teaches young football players safer ways to...

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study findsThe number of U.S. kids who overdose on prescription painkillers each year...

Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies

Specialist offers tips for minimizing seasonal miseryIf you have seasonal allergies, the arrival of spring on Monday is probably less about warmth and flowers...

‘I Don’t Know’ May Be a Powerful Point of View

People willing to admit that they don't understand everything make better choices, research suggestsThink you know it all? You may be headed down the...

Eating for Two Often Doesn’t Translate Into a Healthier Diet

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study findsDespite the well-known wisdom of eating a healthy diet while pregnant, new research shows...

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad barHow can public schools entice teens to use...

Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids

Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggestsMany overweight and obese mothers may underestimate the weight of their...

Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggestsPreschoolers who get too little sleep may be more likely to have...
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