Health News

How Screen Time Might Affect Teenage Bones
Some teens act like they can't live without their phones, tablets or computers. But parents may be wise to set screen-time limits.
Parent Age and Autism Risk
You may have heard that an older mom's age may influence her child's risk for autism, but babies born to teen moms and older dads may also be at risk.
Just for Kids: Summer Fun, Summer Health
The end of the school year is here. That means now may be a good time to start thinking about how to keep your kids healthy and safe this summer.
Where You Live May Put Your Infant at Risk
Living on top of the world might not be so good for infants.
Baby, You Can Drive My Car
For most moms and dads, parenting is filled with joy — and plenty of worry, too. Learning the proper way to use a car seat, however, might melt some of that worry away.
How Texting Could Increase Playground Perils
Turning your attention to your smartphone may mean paying too little attention to your child's safety on the playground.
Hate Swallowing Pills? New Gel Could Help
There may be help on the way for those who have trouble swallowing pills.
The Power of the Silver Screen: Teens, Movies and Alcohol
Teens often imitate mom, dad and other adults. And it looks as though they may also imitate some of what they see in movies.
HPV Vaccine: Maybe Not Just for Girls
Girls may receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to help prevent later cervical cancer. In boys, the vaccine may be important in protecting against another rapidly growing cancer threat.
No More Kitchen Spoons for Children's Medicine
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but new recommendations stress that the medicine shouldn't be measured by the spoonful.