Children's Health News
Sophisticated Chest Scans May Raise Children's Lifetime Cancer Risk
These imaging tests expose kids with heart disease to high doses of radiation, researchers report
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Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study
Stress, unhealthy coping strategies may be to blame, experts say
Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study
These drugs help stop acute lymphocytic leukemia from coming back, experts note
Could Fitter Kids Be Smarter Kids, Too?
Children who are physically fit might do better with reading, language skills, researchers report
Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey
Fractures more common in boys, while concussions more common in girls, study finds
Boston Marathon Bombings Left Psychological Scars on Kids
11 percent of parents surveyed months later described PTSD symptoms in children, study found
U.S. Measles Cases at 20-Year High
Almost all infections involve unvaccinated residents who traveled abroad, CDC says
Health Tip: Teach Kids Bike Safety Rules
Including where it's safe to ride
Scientists See Environmental Changes to Genes in Kids With Autism
Double whammy of mutated genes and environmental genetic changes may make disorder more severe
5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds
E-Cigarette Advertising Soars on American TV, Study Finds
Youthful audience exposed to pitches for the nicotine product has tripled in recent years
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