(HealthDay)—More than one in four children in the United States is exposed to weapon-related violence—as a victim or witness—which ups their risk for mental health problems, a new study says.
Inadequate supervision by parents during early adolescence forecasts a host of behavior problems, including problem drinking. The risk of alcohol abuse arising from inadequate parental supervision is particularly high for ...
(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.
Boston Medical Center (BMC) has significantly reduced the amount of time that pediatric patients experiencing pain from sickle cell disease (SCD) wait before receiving pain medication when they come to the emergency department. ...
(HealthDay)—The early signs of child abuse among infants and toddlers—head trauma, rib fractures, or abdominal injuries—are often missed, and that may be due in part to a lack of standardized screening, researchers ...
(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.