Women's Health

Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School

By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study findsChildren exposed to addictive drugs in...

Pediatricians Offer Heads-Up for Preventing Soccer Injuries

Sprains and strains are common on the fieldAs children's soccer has become more popular in the United States, soccer-related injuries have also become more...

Brain Deficits in Preemies May Start Before Birth

Study links weak brain wiring connections in fetuses with preterm deliveryProblems with brain wiring in premature babies appear to arise months before they are...

Kids’ Care May Suffer When Parents Clash With Medical Staff

Doctors, nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study findsRude parents can rattle medical staff enough to compromise the quality of...

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds

Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poorAmericans with lower levels of income are less likely to get...

Can Parents’ Weight Hinder Toddlers’ Development?

Study links -- but doesn't prove -- Moms', Dads' obesity tied to delayed social and problem-solving skills Children who have obese...

Disabled Children Face Bullying Throughout School Years

More must be done to teach them how to respond to aggression, researcher saysBullying is a problem that affects almost all students in some...

Why Acne Can Strike Women After the Teen Years

Study suggests diet, stress and family history may play a roleWhy does acne still plague some women into adulthood? A new study offers some...

U.S. Families Spend 1.5 Billion Hours Yearly on Kids With Special...

Care provided by parents adds up to nearly $18 billion in lost wages, study saysFamilies in the United States spend 1.5 billion hours each...

More Than Half of Brazilian Women Avoid Pregnancy Due to Zika...

In excess of 1,800 cases of birth defects linked to the mosquito-borne virus have hit the country so farMore than half of young women...
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