Exercise, Sleep, Screens: New Guidelines For Children Under 5For the greatest health benefits, how much play time, screen time and sleep should your baby or young child have in a given day? The World Health Organization has some answers.
FDA Approves First Medical Device To Treat ADHD In ChildrenThe first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK’d Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms.
Toxic Air Pollution To Shorten Children’s Lives By 20 Months, Report SaysAir pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children by 20 months on average, with kids in South Asian countries such as India and Pakistan most vulnerable, a new report says.
Boy Hospitalized After Standing Up To Friend's Bullies, Reports SayA six-year-old in Washington state was hospitalized with a broken arm and badly injured eye after he was reportedly attacked by a group of children bullying his friend.
Teacher Punishes 10-Year-Old For Calling Her 'Ma'am,' Parents ClaimThe parents of a North Carolina boy are demanding answers after they say their child was punished for addressing his teacher as "ma'am."
Cage Free: Animal Crackers No Longer Behind Bars On New PackagingMondelez International, the parent company of Nabisco, has redesigned the packaging of its Barnum’s Animals crackers in response to pressure from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Police Warn Parents: Predators Using Online Games To Meet, Lure ChildrenPolice in Michigan are warning parents that child predators may be trying to use online games to meet kids in the real world.
Charter School Says It Will Not Recite The Pledge Of AllegianceAn Atlanta charter school is sparking controversy over its decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Study: Child Behavioral Issues Linked To Parents With Childhood TraumaA new study has found a link between the stressful childhoods some parents had and the behavioral issues their own children developed.
Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Case In State HistoryA child in Elmore County, Idaho is recovering from plague in the first human case of the bacterial disease in Idaho since 1992.
U.S. Babies, Toddlers Eat Way Too Much Added Sugar, Study FindsAdded sugar has been linked with obesity, asthma, dental cavities and heart disease risk factors such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure.