Children's Health

Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns About Players’ Brains

8 in 10 believe the sport causes long-term damage: surveyFootball remains America's favorite professional sport, even though a majority of fans admit they're concerned...

Hate to Work Out? Your DNA May Be to Blame

Findings might lead to better ways to motivate folks who don't like exerciseIf a gym visit elicits more grimaces than grins, you might be...

Mom-to-Be’s Cellphone May Not Harm Fetal Brain

Devices' electromagnetic fields aren't linked to problems with language or motor skills in studyChatting away on a cellphone while pregnant doesn't appear to have...

Take the Back Pain Out of Backpacks

Make sure your child isn't carrying too heavy a loadBackpacks can mean backaches for schoolchildren, but an orthopedic surgeon has advice for parents and...

Need Help Getting Organized?

Start by streamlining your surroundings Do you accumulate all kinds of "stuff" and have a hard time getting rid of things that you really don't...

Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study findsCouch potatoes, take note: A new study admonishes older adults to get up from watching...

Many Parents Not Happy With Later School Start Times

More shut-eye means healthier, more alert students, but survey finds half of parents pushing backOnly about half of U.S. parents are in favor of...

Vaccination 101: Make Sure Kids Are Up to Date

Classrooms, locker rooms and dormitories are breeding grounds for bacteria and viruses, expert saysAs the new school year begins, make sure your child is...

Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur: Review

Findings add to evidence of safety of childhood immunizations, pediatricians sayWhen a child has a serious reaction to a vaccine, the chances of it...

How to Fight Fall Allergies

Take medication before symptoms flare, reduce mold exposure and avoid pollen, allergy expert saysPeople who suffer from allergies may start sneezing and wheezing in...
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