Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Children's Health

News Related to Children’s Health

  1. Parents' Worries About HPV Vaccine on the Rise

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Although experts recommend girls and young women be vaccinated against the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer, parents seem to be increasingly worried about the vaccine's safety, a new U.S. study shows. Experts say th

    Read Full Article
  2. Depression in Kids May Be Tied to Later Heart Risk

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who were depressed as children are more likely to be obese, to smoke and to be sedentary, a new study finds. The findings suggest that depression during childhood can increase the risk of heart problems later in life, acc

    Read Full Article
  3. Breastfeeding Might Not Prevent Pre-Teen Obesity

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding has many benefits, but preventing overweight and obesity later in a child's life probably isn't among them, according to a new study. The study included nearly 14,000 children from Belarus whose mothers were inv

    Read Full Article
  4. Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Consumption in Kids

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Children who drink sugar-sweetened beverages consume more calories than other children and the beverages are the main reason for that higher calorie intake, a new study reveals. In addition, children who drink sugar-sweetened

    Read Full Article
  5. Video Games May Boost Focus in Kids With Dyslexia

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Here's one possible treatment for dyslexia that kids won't complain about: video games. Italian researchers report that they found that children with the reading disability scored better on tests after they played an action vi

    Read Full Article
  6. When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- One key to better grades in the classroom may lie in the gym or on the playground, a new study finds. The research, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, found that elementary and middle school stu

    Read Full Article
  7. Treating Trauma in Children: No Long-Term Benefit

    Feb. 13, 2013 -- Treating children after they've been exposed to a traumatic event such as a school shooting or natural disaster is challenging, as many treatments don’t seem effective in the long-term, new research suggests. A review of 22 studies looking at traumatic stress disorders in children a

    Read Full Article
  8. Little-Known Virus Sends Many Kids to Hospital

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Chances are you've never heard of human metapneumovirus. But, it's quite possible that you've been sick with this respiratory germ at some point in your life. Discovered only 12 years ago, human metapneumovirus (HMPV) shares

    Read Full Article
  9. High BP in Kids May Be Less Common Than Thought

    TUESDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. kids with full-blown high blood pressure could be lower than previously thought, if new research findings are on the mark. In a study of nearly 200,000 children aged 3 to 17 years, researchers found that only 0.3 percent met the standard for hi

    Read Full Article
  10. Pediatricians Promote Benefits of Recess

    Dec. 31, 2012 -- The American Academy of Pediatrics has two New Year's resolutions for schools: Keep the school nurse and don't drop recess. The recommendations are part of two new policy statements published in Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says there's a growing trend in sch

    Read Full Article
Displaying 111 - 120 of 864 Articles << Prev Page 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 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
boy on father's shoulder
Child with red rash on cheeks
girl thinking

Child with adhd
rl with friends
Syringes and graph illustration
6-Week Challenges
Want to know more?
Chill Out and Charge Up Challenge – How to help your tribe de-stress and energize.
Spark Change Challenge - Ready for a healthy change? Get some major motivation.
I have read and agreed to WebMD's Privacy Policy.
Enter cell phone number
- -
Entering your cell phone number and pressing submit indicates you agree to receive text messages from WebMD related to this challenge. WebMD is utilizing a 3rd party vendor, CellTrust, to provide the messages. You can opt out at any time.
Standard text rates apply