Doctors: Here's How Sleep Boosts A Child's Focus, Happiness And Mental HealthExperts recommend a minimum of nine hours a night for children ages 6 to 17.
Virtual Reality Takes The Pain And Anxiety Out Of Needle Pricks For Parents And Kids It's hard for any parent to watch their child go through the fear and pain of a needle stick, but imagine having to go through that several times a week.
Study: 80 Percent Of Parents Make Measuring Errors When Medicating ChildrenIf you think you're giving your sick child the right amount of medicine, you may not be. It turns out, many, maybe even most parents are either under or overdosing their children.
Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Childhood Codeine Use Could Come With Lethal ResultsCodeine is one of the most commonly prescribed narcotic painkillers, but it is potentially lethal to children.
Experts: Concussion Must Be Treated By Fully Resting Brain From ActivityDoctors thus recommend resting the brain after a concussion, but experts have now advised that the rest in question should be far more extensive than previously thought.
Study: Movies Rated PG-13 Contain As Much Violence As R-Rated MoviesAn analysis in the December issue of the journal Pediatrics shows violence in films has more than doubled since 1950, gun violence in PG-13 films has more than tripled since 1985 and since 2009, PG-13-rated films have contained as much violence as R-rated films.
Study: Bullying Between Siblings Could Have Serious Long Term ConsequencesA recent study published in the journal Pediatrics claimed that bullying that goes on at home can be just as damaging to a child's mental well-being as bullying that comes at the hands of one's peers.
Study: Many Parents Feed Babies Solid Food Too SoonExperts say just because your baby seems to be interested in what you are eating does not mean it is time to fix him a plate.
Study: Concussions On The Rise Among Young Athletes The number of children getting concussions has skyrocketed in recent years. Matt Gfeller (pictured) is among those who suffered a fatal brain injury during a varsity football game.
Study: Pets Can Infect Humans With SalmonellaA third of all U.S. families have a pet and the threat of a salmonella outbreak linked to two popular brands of dry pet food last week has many on edge. A study released Monday finds pets can give family members the illness -- even when they show no sign of being sick.