It's time for that talk about alcohol
Childhood heart repairs may not last a lifetime
New hope for cystic fibrosis patients
Study shows children no safer in SUVs than cars
Backpacks: I can't shoulder the burden, Mom
Were you fat when you got pregnant? Your child may be, too
Pediatricians alerted to weight-control concerns in young athletes
Overweight children are more at risk for broken bones and joint problems
Antibiotics overprescribed for kids' sore throats
Doctors recommend hepatitis vaccine for all children, whooping cough shots for adults
Why do kids get sick?
Feedback helps young stutterers
Kids' asthma discomfort tied to fathers
Watching TV could be making your kids fat
A helping hand (sanitizer)
Teens, brains, and decision making
More than just moody
Safer vaccinations for kids
Delousing, just in time for school
Teen body image, the media, and supplements: an unhealthy mix
Sick at school: Is it pesticides?
Summer danger: Sun-soaked cars heat up quickly
Suicidal thoughts: Weight perception could increase risk of suicide
Keeping guns safe: A gun in the house? Who knew?
Picking up dangerous ideas: Does suicide screening prompt suicides?
Accutaneno worries?: Popular acne medicine doesn't seem to increase suicide risk
Vaccine fears: Vaccine doesn't appear to cause digestive woe
Testing for lead: Kids with elevated lead levels need to be monitored
Crib deaths may not be falling: Sudden infant death may be more common than previously thought
Drugs for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: A worldwide trial of two different medications
Air bag: Newer air bags are less dangerous for kids
Feeling fat: Factors that predict obesity in adolescent girls
What are little monsters made of?: Early support, stimulation help stop kids from bullying later
Most teens say oral sex is safe: Teens have differing perceptions of oral and vaginal sex
The trials of youth: A possible reason for slow improvement in cancer survival rates in young adults
Loss of a child: Bereaved parents at higher risk of psychiatric hospitalization
Teaching teens about sex: Virginity pledges may not protect adolescents from STDs
Get your shots: Kids are often undervaccinated
Eating disorders: Educating teen girls helps stop dangerous dieting
Origins of autism: Better tests lead to increase in detecting autism
Flu shots for kids: Vaccinating your child against the flu may not be worth it
Scary-sounding pathogens: Most kids get human herpesvirus 6 by age 2 (and live to tell the tale)
Firearm safety: People with children aren't more likely to lock up guns
Sad kids: Antidepressant prescriptions fall for the under-18 crowd
Chicken scratch: Deaths from chickenpox down after introduction of vaccine
Secondhand smoke: European study looks at respiratory disease and environmental tobacco smoke
What siblings are good for: Having younger siblings gives some protection against multiple sclerosis
Low-birth-weight babies: Infections in infancy could cause developmental problems
Self-hypnosis: Distraction from an unpleasant medical procedure
Eyesight: Hard contacts seem to slow progression of myopia in children
Hot liquids: Children get burned and scalded in the kitchen
Chronic fatigue syndrome: Study shows link to inactive children
Hockey injuries: Patterns of injury in ice hockey
Childhood shots: Studying the side effects of PCV
The mystery of autism: Tracking down the culprit behind this baffling disease
Smoking is smoking: Teens believe (incorrectly) that lights are healthier than regular cigarettes
Pain-free shots: Anesthetic gel helps ease the pain for babies
Life or death: Report looks at do-not-resuscitate orders
Feed that baby: Does breast- or bottle-feeding affect how teeth are aligned?
Sporting chance: Violent and unsafe ads during sporting events
Crying babies: Why do some parents abuse their infants?
Refugee health: A study examines the dental health of refugee children
You've got mail: E-mailing may not be the best way for doctors to communicate with patients
Heavy metal: Some ayurvedic herbal medicines contain lead, mercury, arsenic
Type I diabetes: An insulin pump can work for very young children
Terminal illness: How parents prepare for a child's death
IVs for kids: Children having minor ear surgery don't benefit from an IV
PCV vaccine: Guarding against pneumonia and ear infections in kids
Antibiotic resistance: Drugging healthy animals adds to the problem
Pot psychology: Cannabis use raises risk of psychosis
Asthma-proofing: A clean home helps improve a child's asthma symptoms
Growing pains: Why do kids abuse alcohol and drugs?
New guidelines: Testing and treating kids with high blood pressure
Humpty Dumpty: Are nursery rhymes corrupting young brains?
Near-term infants: Risks for babies born before their due date
Head Start: Doctor referrals lead more kids to enroll
Birth asphyxia: Most babies who die of asphyxia had prenatal brain damage
Organic solvents: Low-level exposure during pregnancy carries risks
MMR vaccines: Are kids at risk of seizures once vaccinated?
Sex and violence: Sexually active teen girls are susceptible to violence
The full 9 hours?: Many kids don't sleep as much as they should
Smoking moms: Infant colic linked to smoke exposure
Nicotine patches: Can they work for teens?
Supersize it!: How teens consume fast food
Testing for TB: Who is getting tuberculosis in the United States?
Immunizations for kids: Measles vaccines are safe and effective
Dealing with OCD: The best treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder
Sperm donors: Should your kid know his true origins?
Risky circumcision: Old Jewish practice causes herpes
Tonsillectomy: It may not be necessary for kids to have their tonsils out
Family mealtime: The family that eats together stays together
Video brain: Your TV is keeping you awake
Dental health classes: Does teaching tots to brush really help?
Medical errors: Are kids more likely to be victims of a doctor's mistake?
Turn off the TV: Too much television may lead to health problems
Mild croup: A drug that gives some relief for kids with a mild cough
Mixing chemicals: Should you avoid sunscreens with bug repellent?
Childhood diseases: Whose kids are most likely to be unvaccinated?
Teenagers and alcohol: Teen drinking linked to health problems in young adults
TV snacks: What are kids eating while they watch the tube?
High cholesterol: Statins work for kids, too
The Stroke Belt: Why do more people from the Southeast die of stroke?
Childhood obesity: Obese women's babies are predisposed to weight gain
Parents, beware: Possible effects on kids who take vitamins
Sudden infant death syndrome: Faulty genes may be responsible for some SIDS deaths
Iron-deficient: Overweight kids may need more iron
Dinner time: Restricting food at meals may actually make some kids fatter
Missing children: How pediatricians can help prevent abductions and runaways
Preventing pneumonia: Vaccines for bacteria could work against viruses too
Preemies: A premature birth can affect a child's development for years
Overweight kids: Weight is linked with mental health in children
Breathing problems: Air pollution affects severely asthmatic children
Modern diet: Kids eat larger portions and more sugary foods
Weighty issue: Overweight parents are more likely to have obese children
Treating coughing: Cough medicines for kids don't really work
Teen drinking: Alcohol advertising focuses on adolescent girls
Rehab: Even the best teen treatment programs don't have it all
Snoring kids: Breathing problems by night can mean behavior problems by day
Teen suicide: Brains of teenage suicide victims differ from those who die of other causes
Air pollution: Breathing dirty air cripples kids' lungs
Short stuff: A child's height doesn't affect social life
Cootie killer: New non-toxic lotion snuffs out head lice
Autistic kids: Vaccines with mercury are not shown to cause autism
Sex ed: Teens who watch sex on TV are more likely to start having intercourse
Vaccines: Shots containing mercury do not adversely affect your child's development
Night and day: Survival rate decreases for kids admitted to intensive care units at night
Adolescent depression: Depressed teens respond to interpersonal therapy in school
Toilet training: Constipated kids are more likely to refuse to use the potty
Autistic children: Obstetric complications may be linked to autism
Allergic reaction: Immunotherapy works for kids who don't grow out of their allergies to insect stings
HIV babies: Combining certain drugs helps HIV-infected kids
Bariatric surgery: Pediatricians set guidelines for adolescents who want stomach surgery
Kids, drink your milk: Vitamin D deficiencies found in some adolescents
Adolescent violence: Are kids in some countries more violent than others?
Itchy kids: Where do allergies come from?
Acting out: A study looks at the effect of an alcoholic step-parent on kids
Blunt head trauma: Even a seizure doesn't mean the worst
Call 911: Kids with life-threatening symptoms need emergency care
Mom knows best: Breast-fed babies are less likely to get sick
Targeting teens: Antitobacco campaigns may prevent kids from lighting up
Carbonated kids: School programs may help children make healthier decisions
Missing link: Could prenatal infections cause cerebral palsy?