Children's Health

Fecal Transplant Shows Early Promise Against Autism

Small, preliminary study found giving healthy gut bacteria to young patients led to reduction in symptomsA small study suggests a novel treatment for kids...

Docs: Kids to Suffer Under Trump’s Tough Immigration Policies

Climate of fear can harm their health, development, pediatricians' group saysU.S. pediatricians are taking President Donald Trump to task after he issued executive...

Kids’ Sugary Drink Habits Start Early

Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report findsDespite health messages to limit sodas and other sugary beverages, most American...

Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds

4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insuranceMillions of Americans with a chronic illness gained health insurance coverage after the Affordable...

E-Cigarettes Not a Smoking Deterrent for Kids

Study finds 'vaping' might lead teens who would've never smoked to try nicotineThere's no evidence that e-cigarettes are driving down teen smoking -- and,...

Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All

Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study findsTeens who log hours of screen time every day...

Most Cow’s Milk Baby Formulas Don’t Up Risk of Type 1...

But one type of formula may be linked to greater chances if given in week 1, study suggests Although breast milk is still considered the...

FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weeklyA new U.S. government guideline classifies fish into three categories of safety to help pregnant women, breast-feeding...

Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies

Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study findsA quick chat with low-income families about...

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try

Treatment with 1 to 5 needles might stop the excessive crying, Swedish researchers sayFor beleaguered parents desperate to soothe a colicky baby, Swedish researchers...
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