Children's Health

Many Women Miss Out on Lifesaving CPR

America's hang-ups over sexuality and gender could cost women their lives when their heart suddenly stops, a new study suggests. Simply put, women suffering from...

Childhood Spanking Could Heighten Adult Mental Health Woes

Adults who were spanked as kids may face heightened risk of certain mental health problems, a new study suggests. The study found that those who...

HPV Vaccine Linked to Drop in Cases of Rare Childhood Disease

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, first developed to help guard against cervical cancer, also seems to protect against a rare, chronic childhood respiratory disease,...

A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying

As if the idea of teen cyberbullying isn't harrowing enough, a new study warns of a strange twist in which kids anonymously post hurtful...

Does All That Social Media Time Harm Young Minds?

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, texting: Sometimes it seems today's young adults are online more often than not. But new research suggests that the amount of time...

Abusing Pot, Booze Lowers Teens’ Chances for Success in Life

The American dream of success is a lot harder to attain for teenagers who use pot and alcohol, especially if they become substance abusers,...

With Cigarettes Out of Favor, Many U.S. Teens Also Shun Pot

Today's American teens are smoking less than ever, and the trend may be keeping many from smoking pot, too. That's the finding of a new...

A Teen Mom’s Stress May Harm Her Heart

Women who give birth in their teens may face hardships, and new research suggests that stress might take a toll on the heart. The...

Even Partial Breast-Feeding for First Few Months Lowers SIDS Risk

New research confirms that breast-feeding for two to four months of a newborn's life can significantly reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome...

Want to Avoid Salt? Turn Up the Spice

If your taste buds lean toward spicy, you might be doing your heart a favor, new research suggests. Spicy foods may increase salt sensitivity, thereby...
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