Posted 10:22 PM 3/9/2012
March 9, 2012 (Orlando, Fla.) -- Parents of kids with food allergies should be aware that their children may be teased or harassed because of their condition, experts say.
Posted 4:10 AM 2/29/2012
Feb. 29, 2012 -- U.S. children and teens have cut down on added sugars but still eat too much, according to a new report.
Posted 4:02 AM 1/27/2012
Jan. 27, 2012 -- Children with high levels of the heavy metal cadmium in their urine may be more likely to have learning disabilities and/or need special education, a new study shows.
Posted 10:09 PM 11/18/2011
Nov. 18, 2011 -- As childhood obesity rises, more schools have banned parents from bringing baked goods and other sugary treats for class parties.
Now a new study suggests those controversial "cupcake crackdowns" may be on the right track.
Posted 8:13 PM 10/17/2011
Oct. 17, 2011 -- Adults may not be much smarter than 5-year-olds at telling some medications apart from candy.
One in five teachers and more than one in four kindergarteners had a hard time figuring out which pills were over-the-counter medicines and which ones were sweets, a study shows.
Posted 5:42 PM 9/26/2011
Posted 5:30 PM 9/26/2011
Sept. 26, 2011 -- Everyone poops, says a popular children's book, but that's not always an easy task for kids who struggle with chronic constipation.
Now new research finds little evidence that many of the dietary and behavioral changes parents and doctors use to relieve the problem -- like having kids drink more water or take probiotic (More)
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Posted 3:49 PM 8/19/2011
Posted 6:14 PM 8/5/2011
Some children just aren't into sports, but that shouldn't mean they have to be glued to the tube. Creative kid fitness, experts tell WebMD, may be as simple as a walk in the park. Help your sedentary son or daughter discover the benefits and joys of physical activity with these 12 tips.
Kid Fitness Tip #1: Think outside the playing field.