By Nsikan Akpan | Jun 11, 2013 04:02 PM EDT
Training programs for pediatricians could help to prevent the overuse of broad-spectrum antibiotics in children.
By Cindy del Rosario | Jun 11, 2013 12:28 AM EDT
Kids who appeared in an emergency department with abdominal pain were most commonly diagnosed with constipation, one of the easiest to conditions to prevent and treat.
By Nsikan Akpan | Jun 03, 2013 12:01 AM EDT
A study finds that poisonings related to medication ingestion are increasing among children despite a number of public health interventions.
By Matthew Mientka | May 25, 2013 05:15 PM EDT
At least one psychiatrist is advocating the treatment of children with a subset of bipolar disorder to be treated with the an inhaled form of the drug ketamine.
By Anthony Rivas | May 07, 2013 10:31 PM EDT
Gasoline poisonings are more common among kids in the summer months when lawns are mowed and grills are lit, a new study finds.
By Christie Rizk | May 03, 2013 04:19 PM EDT
Researchers have found a higher-than-expected error rate in the administration of medication to pediatric cancer patients by their parents.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 24, 2013 11:07 AM EDT
In a sweeping 30-year study, researchers found that youths who contracted bacterial meningitis had low high school completion rate and not economically self-sufficient as adults.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 29, 2013 08:25 PM EST
Whistling could help babies learn to go to the bathroom on their own, a new study revealed. Researchers said that parents who whistle to their infants could even see their children get potty-trained before they are able to walk.
By Makini Brice | Jan 25, 2013 05:53 PM EST
A 20-month-old toddler Olivia is expected to make a full recovery after a freak fall lodged a pencil into her skull.
By Makini Brice | Jan 23, 2013 09:19 AM EST
Since the 2009-2010 swine flu pandemic, about 800 children have developed narcolepsy.
By Makini Brice | Jan 10, 2013 06:29 PM EST
A study examined the effects of growing up under the one-child policy and the results are not pretty.
By Makini Brice | Jan 04, 2013 12:17 PM EST
Researchers created a map of the bacterial microbiota in new mothers' breast milk.
By Makini Brice | Dec 05, 2012 11:42 AM EST
Some mental health professionals are concerned about the inclusion of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, which will appear in the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
By Makini Brice | Nov 27, 2012 04:09 PM EST
A new study has found that a significant portion of bullying victims suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, which can linger into adulthood.
By Makini Brice | Nov 26, 2012 03:50 PM EST
Mykayla Comstock is one of 52 children who are enrolled in the Oregon Medical Marijuana program, which is open to children who have an approved medical condition and approval from parents and doctors.