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Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study April 26, 2017

Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study April 25, 2017

About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented

Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC April 25, 2017

Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible cause

Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions April 25, 2017

Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat April 24, 2017

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School April 21, 2017

Survey suggests it's one reason why many children have poor control of their condition

Young Adults With Autism Need Help Managing Money: Study April 21, 2017

Many feel unprepared to handle responsibilities such as paying bills on their own

Early School Start Times Tough on Teens April 18, 2017

New guidelines advise starting classes at 8:30 a.m. or later

Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness April 17, 2017

Young teens also gain knowledge about healthy living, researchers say

What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid? April 17, 2017

Wealth of options may leave moms and dads wondering which kind and how much to give, survey finds

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart? April 14, 2017

Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority

Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes April 14, 2017

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

Health Tip: Keep Indoor Air Clean April 14, 2017

Steps to keep allergens out

More Climate-Fueled Wildfires May Lie Ahead April 13, 2017

Western U.S. is one of the highest-risk regions in the world, researchers say

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette 'Tics' April 11, 2017

But neurology experts agree that more research is needed

1 in 3 Teens With Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds April 11, 2017

Pediatricians suggest discussing adolescent's capabilities with doctor first

Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Eye Dangers April 11, 2017

Legal, nitrate-based inhalant appears to harm retinal cells, causing some vision loss, study finds

Xanax, Valium May Boost Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients April 10, 2017

Researchers suspect people may breathe saliva or food into their lungs due to fatigue from the drugs

Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure April 10, 2017

Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds

10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts April 08, 2017

Replacing light exercise with vigorous activity could greatly benefit some kids and teens, study finds

Outdoor Play May Foster Little Environmentalists April 07, 2017

Adults who grew up amid natural world are more concerned about the planet, research shows

How to Protect Yourself From Air Pollution April 07, 2017

Environmental health expert gives advice on ways to avoid exposure to pollutants

City Snow May Be Fouled by Pollution From Cars April 07, 2017

As melting begins, chemicals can be released into air, soil and water, researchers suggest

Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk? April 07, 2017

Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds

'Surprise' Designer Drugs Detected in NYC Hair Samples April 06, 2017

Stimulant-taking party-goers don't always know what they're using, study finds

Health Tip: Asthma and Air Pollution April 06, 2017

Issues to discuss with your doctor

Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors April 06, 2017

Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find

The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use April 05, 2017

For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

Global Warming Could Raise Temps to Levels Not Seen for 420M Years: Study April 04, 2017

Warns of dire consequences if greenhouse gases are not controlled

Far Fewer Kids Are Dying Worldwide, but Gains Are Uneven April 03, 2017

While study found great progress, problems persist in South Asia and parts of Africa

Teens Who Are Lazy Bones Have Weaker Skeletons: Study March 31, 2017

During crucial bone-building years of youth, physical activity is all-important

Sexual Abuse May Cause Early Puberty in Girls: Study March 31, 2017

Premature changes can have lasting effects, such as depression, higher risk of some cancers, study says

Health Risks Grow as Young People Born With HIV Age March 31, 2017

About 10,000 Americans were infected at birth, and many are now young adults with medical issues, study finds

Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study March 31, 2017

Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

Ready for Spring Allergies? March 30, 2017

Most people aren't prepared to manage symptoms that come with a high pollen count, allergists say

Parents' Pot Use a Tricky Topic When It Comes to Their Kids March 30, 2017

Pediatrician explains that marijuana affects a child's developing brain differently than an adult brain

Trauma as a Teen May Boost Depression Risk Around Menopause March 29, 2017

Likelihood was more than twice as high, study reports

Teens With Autism More Likely to Land in ER, Study Finds March 24, 2017

Puberty and transition to adulthood may be especially challenging times, researcher says

Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds March 23, 2017

Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets March 22, 2017

Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids March 22, 2017

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows March 21, 2017

Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk March 20, 2017

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

1 in 4 Teens Exposed to Secondhand E-Cig Vapors: Report March 20, 2017

Those exposed to tobacco smoke were also much more likely to be around e-cigarettes

Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes March 20, 2017

Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies March 20, 2017

Specialist offers tips for minimizing seasonal misery

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids March 20, 2017

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers March 17, 2017

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

Centuries of Climate May Have Shaped Your Nose March 16, 2017

Local temperatures, humidity helped design the human schnozz, research suggests

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens March 16, 2017

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

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