Children's Health

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...

Sticks, Not Carrots, May Work Best to Boost Employees’ Health

Monetary penalties beat rewards in motivating workers to get healthier, study findsMONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Financial penalties work better than cash...

Rate of Youth Soccer Injuries More Than Doubled in 25 Years

Concussion rate jumped almost 1,600 percent in same time period, study foundAs the popularity of soccer has grown in the United States, so has...

The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching

Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggestsWEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Along with...

Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime riskMONDAY, March 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) --...

What New Moms Need to Know About Pumping Breast Milk

Use these safety tips to protect your baby from disease-causing germsBreast pumps can be a big help to new mothers, but women who use...

Extreme ‘Preemies’ Often Have Lifelong Challenges

Despite difficulties, study finds most live independentlyMONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely premature infants often face lifelong challenges, enduring more physical, emotional...

Will a Sit-Stand Desk Make You Healthier?

Study finds no evidence of that so farTHURSDAY, March 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sit-stand desks are fixtures in many offices today. But new...

Play to Win When It Comes to Kids and Sports Pain

Take injuries seriously, and if no improvement in a few days, see a doctor, specialist saysPain can be a problem for young athletes, so...
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