Flu vaccine decreases risk of death in children and adolescents, study finds.
Premature changes can have lasting effects, such as depression, higher risk of some cancers, study says
Rate of the injury rises with quinolones, but researchers say alternatives have their own hazards
Pediatrician explains that marijuana affects a child's developing brain differently than an adult brain
But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3
And spare your smile
Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems
Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain
Does drinking 100 percent fruit juice cause kids to gain unhealthy amounts of weight?
Suggestions based on the child's age
Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds
Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away
Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests
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Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says
Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician
But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds
The number of children exposed to opioid drugs is falling, according to new study.
Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say
Which types are recommended?
Follow these safety guidelines
Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar
Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggests
How to help kids work it out
Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found
Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance
Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence
New policy statement urges government to keep families together, not place kids in detention centers
Foods to eat, and those to avoid
Suggestions to protect your infant
Using alcohol and marijuana in college leads to a lower grade point average, study finds.
Learn the warning signs
If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests
It could save your child's life
Traffic measure in Sweden reduced rates of wheezing disease by 50 percent, researchers report
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Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds
But same was not true for boys, study found
Children with intellectual, mental and behavioral problems at increased risk of neglect, new study finds.
But one headache expert says procedure not without risks, pain relief not significantly better than meds
Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but children exposed in utero to pyrethroids had more problems
Toddlers and pups are near equals, study suggests, with evolution favoring 'survival of the friendliest'
Study found preventive care didn't help Medicaid toddlers in one state, but more research is needed
Waiting later could lead to permanent vision problems, U.S. panel says
Decline parallels reduced use of radiation, at lower doses, researchers say
Suggestions to cope with their behavior
Are women with children in the house more sleep deprived than men with kids?
Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep
Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend