Jul 13, 2015
A newborn's first stool can signal the child may struggle with persistent cognitive problems, according to Case Western Reserve University Project Newborn researchers.
Jul 08, 2015
If you've ever been pregnant, did you have a saying you'd repeat to yourself—something about taking things one day at a time, or maybe even wishing that men could know what it's like to carry a child? Or did you have a ...
May 25, 2015
Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found higher risks above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters).
May 18, 2015
For parents who send their kids to dance classes to get some exercise, a new study from researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests most youth dance classes provide only limited amounts ...
Mar 23, 2015
The harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy may be reflected in the facial movements of mothers' unborn babies, new research has suggested.
Feb 02, 2015
Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an early taste for foods that may contribute to obesity and other health risks, according to a new government study.
Jan 26, 2015
With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's ...
Jan 05, 2015
Children who have access to tablets or smartphones in their bedrooms get less sleep than children who do not have the devices with them at night, a US study said Monday.
Dec 22, 2014
The amount of fast food children eat may be linked to how well they do in school, a new nationwide study suggests.
Dec 11, 2014
Riding a couple roller coasters at an amusement park appears to have triggered an unusual stroke in a 4-year-old boy, according to a report in the journal Pediatric Neurology.