Children's Health

Headed to the Pool? Protect Yourself From the Poop

Bacteria and viruses can make you sick if you don't take precautions, doctor advisesSwimming is a great way to cool off on a hot...

Sleep Loss May Be Tied to Raised Diabetes Risk in Teen...

Research, which focused on 'slow-wave sleep,' did not find same effect among girlsSATURDAY, Feb. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teen boys who get too...

Alcohol Can Be a Risky Guest at Holiday Parties

Don't pressure people to drink and make sure those who are imbibing have a designated driverDuring the holiday season, gatherings and parties are a...

E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth

Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease, researchers sayTHURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people think electronic cigarettes...

Study Cites Factors Linked to Suicide in the Young

Researchers say interventions should come earlier in life for disadvantaged childrenTeens and young adults who come from troubled backgrounds have a greater risk of...

Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services

Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find outYoung people may abstain from seeking sexual and...

Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds

It also found possible link between fever-related seizures and the behavioral disorder in kidsChildren who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a...

FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism ‘Cures’

Unproven therapies won't help and could be harmful, agency saysDon't fall for products claiming to cure autism, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. There's...

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...

Try Home Remedies for Child’s Cough or Cold

Over-the-counter treatments are riskier and costlier, says American Academy of PediatricsTUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of turning to over-the-counter cough and...
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