A study of Chicago schools found that only 1 in 4 students with asthma and only half of children with food allergies had health emergency plans in place.
A new study takes a good look at the benefits of breastfeeding. It’s in the journal Pediatrics, and it looked at 1,500 mothers and followed them and their infants up to six years later.
It’s very important that we talk about the importance of the vaccine and getting all three doses because they can help protect against cervical cancer.
“Early childhood self-regulation problems are associated with mildly increased media exposure, even after controlling for important confounding variables,” researchers say.
The research, which was published in the most recent issue of the journal Pediatrics, looked at the associations of bullying with mental and physical health from elementary to high school.
According to a report in the journal Pediatrics, intimate partner violence, such as domestic abuse, can stunt the development of a child’s language, social or motor skills.
Compared to 15 years ago, a new study shows that young girls are developing breasts at an earlier age than before, due to a rise in obesity.
Compared to white children, African American children are reportedly 69% less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, and Hispanics are 50% less likely.
Battling acne is a problem for millions of Americans, and it can get especially bad in the summer heat. Now, there are new guidelines to treat it.
Over the past seven years the number of scenes with alcohol and alcohol brand placement has increased in movies aimed at children and teens. Some advocates are trying to change that.
A new study of prescription medications for children finds doctors are prescribing antibiotics less, while ADHD medications are on the rise.
The World Health Organization recommends that women breastfeed for the first six months of life. But what do most women do?
Many things can be done better at home than in a hospital environment and home visits and therapy can make a big difference.
We know that exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to serious health problems, and there have been many laws put in place to try to reduce exposure. But there is one area where kids still are at great risk, that’s in the car.
In their research, the scientists found autism is far more common in low birth weight babies in the general population.