CHILDRENSHEALTH:
Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood: Income inequalities when young appear to have lifelong effects, research suggests
Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers: Don't leave home without them
A Baby's Skin No Match for the Sun: Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection, pediatric dermatologist says
Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking: But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds
When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism?: Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report
Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It': By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals
Could You Raise a 'No-Diaper' Baby?: Physician couple found it's possible, but daycare workers and babysitters may not want to give it a go
Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom: Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops
Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys?: Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus
Extreme Heat in Southwest a Deadly Threat: Here's how to protect yourself as temperatures top 120 degrees
Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory: Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role
Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice: Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings
Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds: Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet
Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report: It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says
Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That: Study found two-thirds of U.S. teens endorse such a move by states
Time for Some Summer Sun Safety Tips: Pediatricians offer advice on preventing sunburns, other warm weather problems
Summer Fun Is Not Without Hazards: Accidental deaths peak in July and August; here's how to avoid dangers
Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized: Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care
Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids: Yearly price tag for their care now tops $300 million, researchers report
Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects: But researchers say absolute risk is low
When Parents Focus on Smartphones, Kids' Misbehaving Can Rise: Little ones can feel snubbed by the devices and consequently act out, study suggests
First Decline Seen in 'Vaping' Among U.S. Teens: CDC: Drop fueled a decrease in use of all tobacco products, report finds
Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study: But absolute risk is low, researcher says
Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce: Things Mom and Dad should agree on
It's a Tough Flu Season … for Dogs: Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'