Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients

THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Mom was right—eating breakfast really is important. Without it, kids may not get recommended amounts of nutrients, British researchers...

Opioid OD Deaths Increase Among Teens

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News)—The rate of opioid drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for...

'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Outbreaks

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News)—The number of Zika infections has dropped dramatically in Florida this summer, and scientists say herd immunity may be...

Fear of Crime Drives Kids From Their Neighborhoods

TUESDAY, Aug. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News)—If parents are afraid of local crime, kids spend less time hanging out in their neighborhoods, according to a...

ER Rates in France Soar as Toddlers Accidentally Ingest Pot

MONDAY, Aug. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Emergency room admissions for toddlers accidentally intoxicated by marijuana increased 133 percent over a decade in France, a new...

What to Know About Being an Older Parent

George Clooney is a dad—to twins—at 56. Janet Jackson is a mother at 50. In today's day and age of adoption, fertility treatments, career before...

How to Wean Your Child From Breastfeeding

You've finally gotten the hang of breastfeeding and are enjoying this intimate activity with your child. But maybe you're going back to work and need...

Raising a Child Who Gives Back

We likely all want to raise kids who give back to those in need. And doing something positive for the community—whether it be in your...

Know the Signs of Dry and Secondary Drowning

MONDAY, July 31, 2017 (HealthDay News)—While it happens rarely, a person can drown on dry land hours after having been in the water. There...

Early Pregnancy Symptoms Before You Miss Your Period

When you're trying to have a baby, you likely look for any early pregnancy symptoms. And it's not for naught: Did you know that when...