(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)—When obese kids get moving, their cardiovascular health quickly improves even if they don't lose weight, a new review finds.
A study published online Aug. 24 by the journal Pediatrics finds a significant decrease in the use of computed tomography (CT) scans at children's hospitals for 10 common childhood diagnoses including seizure, concussion, ...
(HealthDay)—Children exposed to insecticides at home may have a slightly increased risk of developing leukemia or lymphoma, a new review finds.
A joint study by UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health & Hospital System investigators found that a multicomponent outreach program increased completion of the three-dose human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination ...
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.
(HealthDay)—Adenotonsillotomy (ATT) is noninferior to adenotonsillectomy (ATE) for children aged 2 to 6 years with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study published online March 20 in Pediatrics.
Infants are more likely to catch whooping cough from their siblings than their moms, says a study with implications for how to protect them.