Women's Health

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gainPediatricians have long suggested that fruit juice may ...

‘Heads Up’ Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggestsA concussion prevention program that teaches young football players safer ways to...

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study findsThe number of U.S. kids who overdose on prescription painkillers each year...

Eating for Two Often Doesn’t Translate Into a Healthier Diet

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study findsDespite the well-known wisdom of eating a healthy diet while pregnant, new research shows...

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad barHow can public schools entice teens to use...

Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids

Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggestsMany overweight and obese mothers may underestimate the weight of their...

Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggestsPreschoolers who get too little sleep may be more likely to have...

Tests to Spot ‘Preemie’ Birth Risk Ineffective in First Pregnancies

Finding suggests other screens are needed for this group of women, researcher saysTwo tests that screen for preterm birth risk rarely spot trouble in...

Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity?

Study found link, but researchers can't say for sure whyIt might not feel like it some days, but having children may ultimately help you...

‘Synthetic Pot’ Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in...

Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warnMarijuana is often seen as a relatively benign drug that produces a typically mellow high, but new...
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