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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

Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success March 24, 2017

Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows March 24, 2017

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

Health Tip: Kick Your Sugary Drink Habit March 24, 2017

And spare your smile

Health Tip: Help Teens Say No to Drinking and Driving March 24, 2017

Here's how

Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness March 23, 2017

Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said

Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications March 23, 2017

Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

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

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study March 23, 2017

Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests March 23, 2017

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK March 23, 2017

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

Health Tip: Check Your Child's Temperature March 23, 2017

Suggestions based on the child's age

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

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves March 22, 2017

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids March 22, 2017

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

Health Tip: Choosing a Baby Carrier March 22, 2017

Make sure it includes these features

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening March 21, 2017

Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning March 21, 2017

Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men March 21, 2017

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

U.S. Sees Big Drop in Number of Babies Born With HIV March 20, 2017

Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say

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

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

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

Spring-Clean Your Medicine Cabinet to Safeguard Your Kids March 20, 2017

Tips for proper storage and disposal to help prevent accidental poisonings

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations March 17, 2017

Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found

Pot-Laced Goodies Can Poison a Child March 17, 2017

These pastries and candies pose serious risks to kids, physicians warn

Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport March 17, 2017

Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say

'I Don't Know' May Be a Powerful Point of View March 17, 2017

People willing to admit that they don't understand everything make better choices, research suggests

Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet March 17, 2017

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

Health Tip: Transitioning From Bottle to Training Cup March 17, 2017

Which types are recommended?

Health Tip: Prepare Homemade Baby Food March 17, 2017

Follow these safety guidelines

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

America's Porky Pets Face Health Woes, Too, FDA Says March 16, 2017

More than half of dogs, cats in the Land of Plenty weigh too much

Could a Blood Test Spot Autism in Childhood? March 16, 2017

Preliminary study was reportedly nearly 98 percent accurate in kids ages 3 to 10

U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities March 16, 2017

Hanging-type deaths rose more than gun-related suicides since 1999, CDC says

For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster March 16, 2017

Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds

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

Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot March 15, 2017

They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows

Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study March 15, 2017

Strict immunization requirements kept local whooping cough rates low, researchers say

Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk March 15, 2017

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as well

Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions? March 15, 2017

Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football in 2015, study finds

Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study March 15, 2017

Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one

Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids March 15, 2017

Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggests

Health Tip: Promote Peace in a Shared Bedroom March 15, 2017

How to help kids work it out

Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later March 15, 2017

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggests

Gene Variant From Africa Linked to Black Obesity March 14, 2017

Study sees first biological pathway to weight gain not tied to Europeans

Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids March 14, 2017

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk March 14, 2017

Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

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