City Life Tough on Teens' Mental Health: Kids raised in urban areas 40 percent more likely to report psychotic experiences, study finds
Helping Ease Kids' Fears After Manchester Terror Attack: Mental health experts say it's important for parents to encourage teens to follow through with their plans
No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say: Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers
Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood: Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study finds
Another Step Toward Ebola Protection: Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatments
HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men: Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers
Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty: But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say
Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?: Most are not, a U.S. survey finds, despite the lessons of the 2009 'swine flu' outbreak
Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games: Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says
Fewer SIDS Deaths in U.S., But Gaps Among Racial Groups Remain: Sudden infant deaths are twice as common for blacks as whites, study finds
Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks: More than one-third surveyed would let child swim unsupervised in neighborhood or hotel pool
Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk: Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today
Treat Autism Even Before Symptoms Show?: Small study found 'at-risk' babies did better if therapists trained parents to communicate more effectively
Program Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Jobs: Navigating adult services is challenging, autism experts say
Too Many Parents Say No to Helmets for Kids on Wheels: Use of safety gear lags despite thousands of visits to U.S. hospitals each week, survey finds
'Groundbreaking Strides' Made in Zika Vaccine Research: But human protection is still years away, researcher says
Zika Risk May Be Lower Than Thought for Some Pregnant Women: U.S. study found only 1 of 185 who traveled to active areas tested positive, and baby wasn't infected
A Movie Instead of Anesthesia for Kids' Radiation Therapy: Videos promote relaxation and stillness without medication, study says
Another Reason to Breast-Feed: It's Good for Baby's Belly: 30 percent of beneficial bacteria in infants' intestinal tract comes from breast milk, study finds
Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse?: Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violence
Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears: An estimated 12,500 U.S. children are injured every year after cleaning mishaps, researchers say
Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School: Victims may develop depression, fueling risky behaviors, study suggests
Tracking Devices May Ease Minds of Parents of Kids With Autism: Wandering is a hazard for these children, and this technology helps, review finds
'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician: Tell the doctor what info you saw online so your concerns can be addressed, study suggests
Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers: Minority children miss out on early eye exams the most, researcher says