(HealthDay)—When children have sleep troubles due to breathing problems—such as sleep apnea—they may struggle in school, new research suggests.
Taking antibiotics may increase the risk that a child will develop juvenile arthritis, according to a study from Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania and Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children published today ...
(HealthDay)—While some studies have hinted that a little alcohol might be harmless during pregnancy, a leading U.S. pediatricians' group has issued a new warning that no amount of drinking is safe while pregnant.
(HealthDay)—Children exposed to insecticides at home may have a slightly increased risk of developing leukemia or lymphoma, a new review finds.
A comprehensive University of Otago-led study of data from 12 countries has found that children with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), including snoring, are clearly associated with poorer academic performance.
(HealthDay)—All eligible children and health care workers should get flu shots, according to new policy statements from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
A new protocol to treat babies born in withdrawal from drugs can be used widely to improve outcomes for these babies.
Infants are more likely to catch whooping cough from their siblings than their moms, says a study with implications for how to protect them.
(HealthDay)—Nearly one in five teens has specific health care needs that are not receiving attention, and this may set them up for poorer physical and mental health in adulthood, a new study contends.
(HealthDay)—Brain scans reveal that preschoolers whose parents read to them regularly show more activity in key areas of their brains.