Children's Health

Troubled Kids’ Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance Rules

Dealing with red tape consumes clinicians' time, poses danger to patients, researchers sayFRIDAY, March 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with severe psychiatric problems...

Many Teens Give Sex Ed a Failing Grade

International study finds courses often out of touch, too clinicalTeens around the world are getting sex education in schools that fails to address their...

Asthma May Be Linked to Shingles Risk

Chances of getting painful skin condition 70 percent higher among people with respiratory condition, study findsTHURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who...

Neighborhoods May Be Key to Teens’ Mental Well-Being

When neighbors look out for others' kids, children have better emotional health, study findsTeenagers living in cohesive neighborhoods -- where trusted neighbors get involved...

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...

Slight Signs of Lingering Brain Damage Seen in Young Athletes After...

But study did not prove concussion caused minor differences detected in scans, thinking testsTUESDAY, Dec. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young children may...

Others’ Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens

Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance useFRIDAY, Dec. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seeing other people...

Guidelines May Have Helped Curb ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers

Still, too few with disorder receive behavior therapy, child psychologist saysIn a bit of good news, the rate of diagnoses for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder...

Parent-Led Autism Therapy Shows Lasting Benefits

Early intervention reduced symptom severity years later, study findsA therapy that focuses on parents' communication skills may have lasting benefits for young children with...

Got a Moody Teen? Lack of Sleep May Not Be the...

Rather, adolescents' nocturnal tendencies a mismatch for early school start times, sleep specialist saysIt's not a lack of sleep that makes many teens cranky,...
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