Children's Health

Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout

Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study findsWarding off the joint pain of...

Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: Study

But allergy experts advise not counting on older devices if you can replace themEpiPens -- devices used to rescue people during a severe allergic...

A Movie Instead of Anesthesia for Kids’ Radiation Therapy

Videos promote relaxation and stillness without medication, study saysFor children with cancer, watching movies during radiation therapy might eliminate their need for general anesthesia,...

Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse?

Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violenceGirls who go through puberty earlier...

Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School

Victims may develop depression, fueling risky behaviors, study suggestsA child bullied in fifth grade is more likely to show signs of depression in seventh...

Take Control of Your Asthma

If you use an inhaler more than twice weekly, you may need help managing the condition, allergist saysMany resources can help people with asthma...

‘Dr. Google’ May Undermine Parents’ Trust in Their Pediatrician

Tell the doctor what info you saw online so your concerns can be addressed, study suggestsHealth information gleaned online can alter parents' views on...

Babies Born Addicted to Opioids Often Struggle With Learning

They're more likely to have disabilities and developmental delays, researchers sayBabies exposed to opioid painkillers in the womb are more likely to need special...

Are Smartphones Helping or Harming Kids’ Mental Health?

More use is linked to attention and behavior problems, but also less anxiety, study findsParents worry -- often rightly so -- about how much...

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules

Schools will now have more leeway when it comes to salt, whole grains and milk, USDA saysThe Trump administration announced on Monday that it...
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