While clever marketing can steer kids towards junk food, a new study shows that creative advertising can also prompt more kids to eat veggies.
Babies who learn to stand up relatively early may also do a bit better with attention, memory and learning by the time they are preschoolers, a new study suggests.
Americans aren't just living longer, they're living more years without disabilities, too, a new study shows.
Moving to a new home may harm young children's school performance, a study suggests.
Growth spurts can affect teen boys' coordination and knock the swagger right out of their stride, a new study reveals.
The boys of "Animal House" and "Neighbors" may be immune to anti-boozing programs that curb drinking for other college kids, new research suggests.
Two studies highlight the complex relationship between parents' perceptions and their children's weights.
Thanks to the excessive heat and lots of outdoor activities, the summer lends itself to plenty of claims about health and safety. However, many of these adages simply aren't true.
Late suppers may not be a recipe for childhood obesity, a new study shows.
Common techniques for helping babies -- and parents -- sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds.
Most neighborhood parks in the United States are geared toward younger people, which limits their use, a new study suggests.
Every working mom knows how hard it can be to juggle the demands of her job with the needs of her new baby, particularly when it comes to breast-feeding.
As any parent of a preschooler knows, media management can be a minefield of do's, don'ts -- and tantrums.
Climate change could cause many major American cities to experience more days with heavy ozone pollution in the coming decades, a new study predicts.
A growing number of small children are getting their hands and mouths on colorful detergent pods, with serious and sometimes fatal consequences, a new study finds.
Although aging may mean more physical problems, retirement can help people lead healthier lives, a new study from Australia suggests.
Gardening offers exercise and fresh food, but don't forget to protect yourself from potential hazards, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
When parents believe their children are overweight -- regardless of whether they are or not -- those kids are likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.
Americans are living longer, but those extra years may include poor health or a disability, a new study finds.
Most states don't provide students with enough physical education, a new report finds.
One key to keeping muscles young is as close as the nearest gym, researchers say.
How a produce-loving parent confronts her kid's vegetables anxieties head-on
The number of New York City kids eating free breakfasts in public school classrooms is growing, but the obesity rates are not, a new study finds.
More women in the United States are choosing to deliver their babies at home or in birth centers, a new study indicates.