Expert Offers Car Seat Safety Tips

SATURDAY, Oct. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although it can sometimes be a challenge to get a cranky, wriggling toddler into a child car seat, those safety devices can protect youngsters from serious injuries in an accident.

Study Links Early Infections to Celiac Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have a lot of infections in the first 18 months of life may have an increased risk for celiac disease, a new study from Norway suggests.

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors appear to have worse working memory than other adults, a small study finds.

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have a new reason to take their parents' advice and go to bed early. Staying up late on weeknights may increase a teen's risk of becoming overweight over time, a new study says.

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Gratitude

(HealthDay News) -- Teaching kids to be thankful for what they have can help make them less selfish.

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Early exposure to secondhand smoke may lead to behavioral problems in children, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints

(HealthDay News) -- Carrying around too much weight can cause lots of problems in children, affecting the muscles, bones and joints.

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are severely obese, especially boys, have risk factors that increase their odds of getting heart disease and diabetes, new research finds.

Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a cold or the flu may sometimes trigger a stroke in children -- particularly those with underlying health conditions -- though the overall risk remains low, a new study indicates.

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bubblegum, cotton candy, chocolate: Just a few of the tempting flavors often added to tobacco being consumed by American children and teens.