- Low-income children can easily fall behind in education before they even start. But a currently available app may help.
- New data showing e-cigarette use has nearly tripled among teens has prompted public health advocates to call on the FDA for stricter regulations.
- Women who decrease smoking during pregnancy may be less likely to relapse if they breastfeed after giving birth.
- Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling nearly 2,000 pounds of baby food due to potential glass contamination.
- Inheriting the motivation to learn may be a key for some students and a disadvantage for others.
- Video games may help children with autism who have trouble communicating improve their social skills.
- Stressed out kids may have to worry about an insulin imbalance that leads to type 1 diabetes.
- Students who share iPads with other students score higher on achievement tests.
- Teens who are sexually active often protect themselves with certain contraceptives, but they're rarely the most effective forms: IUDs and implants.
- As children's sodium intake in America reaches alarming levels, the CDC prepares to improve their diets.
- Babies have a more efficient learning experience when they are surprised with new and unexpected information.
- The number of kids eating fast food has declined along with the number of calories in the food, a new study finds.
Pediatrics (or paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.