CHILDRENSHEALTH:
Kids Peppered With Pot Ads: Legalization of marijuana in more than half of U.S. states fueling the trend, study suggests
Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report: Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate
Breast-Feeding May Not Lead to Smarter Preschoolers: But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3
Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications: Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy
Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK: Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain
Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests: Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems
Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness: Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said
Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets: Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds
'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids: Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests
'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids: Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away
Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning: Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says
U.S. Sees Big Drop in Number of Babies Born With HIV: Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say
Spring-Clean Your Medicine Cabinet to Safeguard Your Kids: Tips for proper storage and disposal to help prevent accidental poisonings
Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes: Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician
Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids: But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds
Pot-Laced Goodies Can Poison a Child: These pastries and candies pose serious risks to kids, physicians warn
Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport: Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say
Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations: Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found
For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster: Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds
Could a Blood Test Spot Autism in Childhood?: Preliminary study was reportedly nearly 98 percent accurate in kids ages 3 to 10
Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens: Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar
Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study: Strict immunization requirements kept local whooping cough rates low, researchers say
Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later: Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggests
Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids: Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggests
Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot: They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows