Skip to content

Children's Health

News and Features Related to Children's Health

  1. Bedwetting Misunderstood but Often Treatable

    April 23, 2012 -- Researchers are getting closer to uncovering why children wet the bed and what can be done, but many parents are still in the dark. A new report highlights misconceptions about bedwetting as well as progress in finding out the cause behind the often-embarrassing and traumatic child

    Read Full Article
  2. Kids Exposed to Bullying, Violence May Age Faster

    April 24, 2012 -- The emotional and physical scars from being bullied or exposed to other types of violence as a child may go deeper than imagined. New research shows that the genetic material, or DNA, of children who experienced violence shows the type of wear and tear that is normally associated w

    Read Full Article
  3. Background TV May Harm Young Kids' Development

    April 19, 2012 -- We all do it at least occasionally. We leave the TV on as background noise when no one is really watching. No problem, right? Wrong, according to a new study, if there are young children in the house. U.S. kids are exposed to close to four hours of background TV each day. This is t

    Read Full Article
  4. U.S. Measles Cases, Outbreaks Quadruple in 2011

    April 19, 2012 -- Measles cases are spiking sharply in the U.S., the CDC reported today. The 222 cases and 17 outbreaks seen in 2011 are nearly four times the median of 60 cases and four outbreaks per year seen over the last decade. A third of patients were hospitalized. The surge in cases is largel

    Read Full Article
  5. CDC: Child, Teen Injury Deaths Dropping

    April 16, 2012 -- The death rate from unintentional injury among children and teens has dropped by about a third in a decade. But troubling increases occurred in prescription drug deaths among older teens and suffocation deaths among infants, the CDC says. More than 9,000 children and teens in the U

    Read Full Article
  6. Genes Pinpointed for Common Childhood Obesity

    April 8, 2012 -- An international team of researchers says they've found at least two new gene markers that appear to increase the risk for common childhood obesity. Little is known about the gene markers, which sit on chromosomes 13 and 17. But they are positioned close to and within genes that are

    Read Full Article
  7. Make Weight Loss a Family Affair

    April 6, 2012 -- Want to get your overweight child to lose weight, but don't know how? Do the same thing yourself. This is the main finding from a new study of 80 overweight or obese children and their parents. When parents lost weight, their kids did, too. For each one unit decrease in the parent's

    Read Full Article
  8. No Rise in Seizure Risk With MMRV Booster Shot

    April 2, 2012 -- There is little to no risk that the four-in-one measles-mumps-rubella-chickenpox vaccine (MMRV) causes fever-related seizures in children 4 to 6 years old, a new CDC-funded study confirms. In the U.S. parents can decide to give their child the four-in-one combination MMRV vaccine (m

    Read Full Article
  9. Your Child: Too Sick for School?

    A sniffle. A cough. A sore throat. Children come down with illnesses big and small. Some are contagious, some are not. How do you know when to keep your child home from school? To know whether your child should stay home from school, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests answering these three

    Read Full Article
  10. Home Remedies for Children's Colds and Flu

    Winter may mean snow, sleds, and outdoor fun for children -- but it can also mean colds, sore throats, fever, and flu. When winter ills strike, soothe symptoms with these simple home treatments. There are over 200 cold viruses ready to lay your family low with nasal congestion, sore throat, and coug

    Read Full Article
Displaying 231 - 240 of 1000 Articles << Prev Page 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Next >>

Today on WebMD

child with red rash on cheeks
What’s that rash?
plate of fruit and veggies
How healthy is your child’s diet?
 
smiling baby
Treating diarrhea, fever and more.
Middle school band practice
Understanding your child’s changing body.
 

worried kid
fitArticle
boy on father's shoulder
Article
 
Child with red rash on cheeks
Slideshow
girl thinking
Article
 

Loaded with tips to help you avoid food allergy triggers.

Loading ...

Sending your email...

This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

Thanks!

Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

babyapp
New
Child with adhd
Slideshow
 
rl with friends
fitSlideshow
Syringes and graph illustration
Tool