More American women than ever are having twins, triplets, quadruplets and even quintuplets, and it's not just because some are using fertility treatments, new research shows.
Many American teens are sleep-deprived, and parents blame their attachment to electronics, new survey results show.
Calling the use of electronic cigarettes a burgeoning epidemic among teens, the U.S Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced a crackdown on the sale of Juuls and other flavored e-cigarette devices to minors.
Instead of visiting the doctor each fall, sitting in a waiting room filled with the sniffling, sneezing masses -- what if you could just slap on a flu vaccine "patch" sent in the mail?
As if the start of a new school year isn't stressful enough, many teens may find their acne worsens when classes start, a skin doctor says.
Is it possible that showing teenagers the real-life consequences of risky driving might make them safer drivers?
Time spent reading to toddlers or having "conversations" with them helps boost their intelligence and thinking skills, even a decade later, new research shows.
Poor nutrition increases a child's risk of high blood pressure, a new study finds.
Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy might translate into healthier growth in children during their first six years of life, a new study suggests.
For the first time, scientists report using gene-editing technology to halt the progression of muscular dystrophy in dogs -- suggesting a possible breakthrough for children with a form of the disease.
Depression affects almost 20 percent of young adults with autism, new research shows, a rate that's more than triple that seen in the general population.
Parents should include medical checkups, updated health records and safety training on kids' back-to-school checklists, a group of emergency physicians advises.
A baby's immune system kicks into high gear immediately after birth, a new study finds.
One of every three American teens has not read a book just for the fun of it in a year, a new study finds.
Robots may hold the keys to social success for kids with autism.
Young athletes specializing in one sport may hope it's a ticket to an athletic scholarship in college, but a new analysis suggests the practice might also doom them to overuse injuries.
Radiation therapy for the most common childhood brain tumor can cause memory problems, new research suggests.
Play is a child's most important work, preschool teachers like to say, and a new American Academy of Pediatrics report wholeheartedly agrees.
Many U.S. doctors aren't telling teenaged patients and their parents about a newer vaccine for potentially deadly bacterial meningitis infections, a new study finds.
There are a number of things you can do to ensure your kids have a smooth start to the new school year.
Children born to women who got the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy have no greater risk of autism than other kids, a new study finds.
Contrary to what doctors have thought, women who opt to have their labor induced in the 39th week of pregnancy do not face a heightened risk of cesarean section, a new clinical trial finds.