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.
(HealthDay)—There's new reason for parents to be concerned about e-cigarettes: nearly one in five kids who uses e-cigarettes may be using the devices to get high, a study finds.
(HealthDay)—A potentially hazardous form of marijuana use called "dabbing" is growing in popularity across the United States, researchers warn.
(HealthDay)—The top five unnecessary tests and treatments have been identified in newborn medicine, according to an article published online July 20 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—Many U.S. hospitals may miss an opportunity to detect physical abuse in babies and toddlers, a new study reveals.
(HealthDay)—Girls who are impulsive and have difficulties planning at age 10 may tend to gain more weight as they enter puberty, and binge eating may be a common path to that result, new research suggests.
(HealthDay)—The more babies breast-feed, the less likely it is that they will develop any kind of misalignment in their teeth later on, a new study shows.
The stress and worry of giving birth prematurely does not adversely affect a mother's parenting behaviour, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.