Speech and hearing experts warn that our ever-increasing tech habits may affect children's speech and language development and could harm hearing.
Vaping and e-cigarettes have become an epidemic. This is a serious public health and women’s health problem because many adolescents and young people have started vaping recently, and vaping is now associated with deaths and of severe lung injuries.
When children learn they have a long-term illness, such as diabetes or epilepsy, they're likely to suffer emotionally, too, a small study finds.
Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face an increased risk of cancer, a new study claims.
If parents are afraid of local crime, kids spend less time hanging out in their neighborhoods, according to a new study that used smartphone tracking.
All of us know that water is essential for our bodies to properly function. And most of the time our kids need to drink more water.
Black children are more than twice as likely as white kids to die from surgery complications in the United States, a new study suggests.
Kids are driven mostly by food preferences—not healthy eating—in choosing their snacks. But some can be swayed by food brands and their own allowance, according to new research.
When a child gives back to the community, it helps others and benefits the child's well-being. It's up to parents to teach them how to give back.
Poor sleep may make your children more than just grumpy, a new study suggests.
Teens fixated on their smartphones experience changes to their brain chemistry that mirror those prompted by addiction, a new study suggests.
Kids who skip breakfast may not get recommended amounts of nutrients such as calcium and iron, British researchers suggest.
Kids love to play in sandboxes, and it helps them develop motor and social skills.