Children's Health

Are Your Kids Thankful?

These tips from a child development expert will help you foster an everyday attitude of gratitude in your childrenThanksgiving is the perfect time for...

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...

Summer Days Shouldn’t Be Lazy for Kids

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacationKids love the unstructured days of summer, but parents need to be sure children...

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...

More Evidence That Poor Sleep Could Lower Teens’ Grades

High school students who hit the sack before 11 p.m. had higher grades on average, research showsTUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents...

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...

Fidgeting May Help Students With ADHD Learn

Study found symptoms increased when kids faced more challenging memory tasks MONDAY, Feb. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Students who have attention...

Lazy Summer Days Mean Weight Gain for Young Kids

Children from kindergarten through second grade put on weight when school's out, study foundSummer vacation may bring unexpected weight gain for young children, a...

U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State

Regional figures can help health officials tailor prevention programsParts of the Midwest and South have the highest smoking rates in the United States, a...

1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey

And nearly half say they are food insecureHunger is a surprisingly common problem among U.S. college students, a new report suggests. Researchers surveyed nearly 3,800...
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