Head-size measurements can help screen for long-term IQ problems in very premature or very low birth weight babies, researchers say.
The long-term effects of head injuries in football players begin at a young age, a new study finds.
If the last flu season is any indication, you need to take steps now to protect yourself against infection, an infectious diseases expert warns.
As stigmas surrounding mental health issues have eased, more U.S. college students are seeking help for emotional problems, a new study finds.
Good sleep helps speed young athletes recover from a concussion, a new study reports.
Obese kids may have extra difficulty with schoolwork and coping under stress, a preliminary study suggests.
Babies who are prescribed antibiotics before they're 2 years old may be more likely to become obese children, new research suggests.
More men are delaying fatherhood, and new research suggests that might raise the risk of both birth complications and infant health problems.
Giving trace amounts of wheat to children with wheat allergy shows promise in treating the allergy, according to new research.
Rules for new drivers instituted in Massachusetts back in 2007 have led to fewer car crashes, including fewer deadly crashes, among drivers in their teens.
Children may suffer delayed language skills if their mothers come in contact with common chemicals called phthalates in early pregnancy, new research suggests.
Does getting a flu shot every year diminish its power to protect children?
One in six American kids struggles with obesity, and minorities struggle the most, a new report shows.
Children with asthma who live in areas with dirty air require emergency medical care more often than those with less exposure to air pollution, a new study finds.
Children with autism or developmental delays may be at increased risk for obesity, a new study finds.
Childhood obesity has been linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and early heart disease, but new research now ties it to a sometimes crippling hip condition.
Cardboard baby boxes are gaining fans, but are they as safe as cribs and bassinets?
The number of genes known to be associated with autism now stands at 102, researchers report.
Fear of doctors is common among American preschoolers, and a trip to the pediatrician's office can cause equal anxiety for Mom and Dad.
Children with asthma are at increased risk for childhood obesity, a new study suggests.
School is in full swing, and with it comes a plethora of colds passed back and forth among kids.