Children's Health

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD Risk in Kids

Acetaminophen is considered the go-to pain medication during pregnancy. But a new study adds to evidence linking the drug to an increased risk of...

Can Man’s Best Friend Chase Away Eczema, Asthma?

Parents of children struggling with eczema or asthma might think that having a dog would only make it harder to control their child's condition. But...

When It Comes to Obesity, Genes Just Partly to Blame

If you have trouble keeping slim, don't put all the blame on your DNA. People carrying so-called "obesity" genes tend to gain more weight if...

Bat Left, Throw Right: Baseball Stardom?

Analysis says this skill set common among some Major League greatsEvery little kid who loves baseball dreams of making it to "the show" --...

Ob/Gyns Warn Against ‘Vaginal Seeding’ Trend for Newborns

Transferring microbes from the mom to her infant born via C-section comes with infection riskThe U.S.'s leading group of obstetricians and gynecologists is warning...

Adderall Misuse May Be Hidden Part of Teen Amphetamine Abuse

That could lead to an undercount of the extent of the problem, researchers sayAmerican teens underestimate their use of amphetamines, likely because many don't...

Almost 4 in 10 Tanning Salons Flout State Laws

Survey finds many salons willing to offer tanning to teens, despite legal bans Nearly 40 percent of indoor tanning facilities ignore state laws that curb...

Keeping Your Driving Teen Focused on the Road

Distractions at the wheel are major cause of needless tragedies, experts sayA 17-year-old Minnesota teen runs a red light, killing a father and his...

Medical Marijuana Won’t Help Most Sick Kids

Helped with chemo-linked nausea, epilepsy, but no evidence for other conditionsMedical marijuana appears to hold only limited promise for sick children and teenagers, a...

Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens’ Sleep

Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technologyTeens sleep less than they used to, sacrificing shuteye to spend more time...
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