Children's Health

Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce

Things Mom and Dad should agree on Kids react to divorce in different ways. One may be sad and let schoolwork slip. Another might...

Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescentsAs if parents don't worry enough when their teens...

Boys More Likely to Hide a Concussion Than Girls

Study of high school athletes suggests fear of looking 'weak' might play a roleWhen it comes to reporting a sports-related concussion, high school boys...

Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths May Be Underestimated: Study

Lack of standardized death investigations might leave some babies out of official countsU.S. medical examiners and coroners may not accurately classify some sudden unexpected...

Can Sharing Your Bedroom With Older Baby Come With Risks?

Despite latest guidelines, odds of poorer sleep and SIDS are higher, study findsIt's healthiest to evict infants from their parents' bedroom at 6 months...

Baby Teeth Study Points to Links Between Autism, Lead Levels

Lead exposure raised risk, while too little zinc, manganese did the sameAn analysis of chemicals in baby teeth suggests that exposure to lead in...

New Teen Drivers Face Triple the Risk of a Fatal Crash

Distractions, such as cell phones, and failure to buckle up are main causesNewly minted teen drivers in the United States have almost triple the...

Nearly 4 Percent of Americans Suffer From Food Allergies

Study finds most common allergy is to shellfish, but peanuts also pose big threatMillions of Americans have had to swear off shellfish, eggs, peanuts...

U.S. Teen Births Hit Historic Low in 2014: CDC

More older women having children, study findsTeen births continue to decline in the United States, with health officials reporting a 9 percent drop ...

Brush Up on Swim Safety for Summer

Pediatricians' group offers tips on how to protect kids by the pool, lake or oceanBefore your family pulls out their swimsuits this Memorial...
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