Babies exposed to antidepressants during their mother's pregnancy may face a slightly higher chance of having problems with their motor skills, a new review suggests.
Letting any teen behind the wheel of a car is nerve-wracking for parents, but if your teen has autism, you may wonder if driving is even possible.
Michael Wright was just 16 when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and although his friends supported him, he always felt different.
A number of infection control measures need to be taken when giving "kangaroo care" to premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit, researchers say.
More than a half million people are treated for swimming-related accidents in the United States in a given year.
A lazy eye? Crossed eyes? New research suggests that children with such vision problems may take longer to complete standardized tests.
Doctors can't yet predict if someone exposed to the flu will become sick. But such predictions may be getting closer to reality, new research hints.
After briefly leveling off, the U.S. obesity rate may be climbing again, according to a preliminary study.
Many teens and young adults in the United States -- particularly women and girls -- are physically inactive, a new study reveals.
Children with autism are more likely to also have a food, respiratory or skin allergy, new research suggests.
Parents should choose to have their children get the flu shot in the fall instead of the nasal spray flu vaccine, pediatricians say.
Even though folic acid supplements are known to lower the risk of birth defects, poorer women rarely take them before or during pregnancy, a new study shows.
An important checklist used to screen for autism can miss subtle clues in some children, delaying their eventual diagnosis.
Breathing polluted air is never wise for anyone, but pregnant women may pay an especially unwanted price.
Many parents don't recognize the signs of speech and language problems in children, or don't know that early treatment is important, a new survey finds.
Curious children do better in school, and this is especially true of youngsters from poorer families, a new study suggests.
Children who were exposed to antidepressants in the womb may score higher on certain tests of mental abilities at the age of 12, a small, preliminary study suggests.
Teens who were once hooked on sugary sodas may now be now turning to sugary sports drinks, a new study reveals.
As America's opioid crisis continues, too many toddlers are accidentally overdosing on narcotic medicines. But a new study suggests that better packaging might curb the problem.
A treatment that harnesses the power of helpful bacteria living naturally on the skin might be a breakthrough treatment for eczema, early research suggests.
A truly dismal flu vaccine could still save thousands of lives, as long as roughly 40 percent of Americans got their shots, new research suggests.
Pregnant women may want to skip all soft drinks while they're expecting if they want their child's learning and memory skills to be sharper, new research suggests.
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