Children's Health

Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days

Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepyTUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men who eat a...

U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks

Survey finds consumption dropped one-third in just 2 years, and more are drinking waterAmerican teens are turning their backs on soft drinks, says a...

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers

Competition for status, hurt feelings over breakups provoke wave of aggression via texts, FacebookCyberbullying among teens is highly likely to involve current or former...

Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes May Pose Dangers

Study found they can stick to food and cause mouth, throat and stomach injuriesMONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests...

Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough

Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts sayHe was 26, a specialist fifth class with...

New Biologic Drug Tackles Hard-to-Control Asthma

Benralizumab significantly cuts respiratory attacks, two trials showA new injectable drug reduces flare-ups in patients with severe asthma that is not controlled by steroid...

Better Sleep May Boost Young Students’ Grades

Elementary school program designed to improve sleep habits led to improved report cards, study foundFRIDAY, April 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Improving elementary school...

Excess Weight Linked to Blood Clot Risk in Kids

One in three children with a clot was obese, study findsTHURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children and teens may have an...

Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens

Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study findsHealth warning labels can steer teens away from sugary drinks, a new study suggests. "The...

A New Health Perk for Coffee Drinkers?

The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests FRIDAY, April 1, 2016 (HealthDay...
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