Children's Health

Coping With College Stress

Parents can help make the transition easier for new studentsStress and anxiety are common among new college students, but there are ways to cope,...

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health Problem

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist saysTUESDAY, March 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mood swings...

‘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...

Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study findsFRIDAY, July 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having a stable family...

Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers

Researchers call for clearer guidelines on treatment, follow-upFew American children with significant burns are transferred to burn centers, despite current recommendations, a new study...

Could Lots of Time Spent on Social Media Be Tied to...

Study did not prove cause-and-effect, and researchers say more investigation is neededTHURSDAY, March 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The more time young adults spend...

A Pill to Ward Off Cavities? Scientists Say It Could Happen

Researchers spotted a strain of 'good' bacteria in the mouth that helps keep 'bad' bacteria under controlFRIDAY, March 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) --...

Most Americans Don’t Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves

Even half of current smokers think pharmacies should be tobacco-freeTwo-thirds of American adults think tobacco products don't belong on pharmacy shelves, including half of...

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...
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