Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia

MONDAY, June 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The cancer drug dasatinib shows promise in treating children with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) caused by the gene BCR-ABL, also known as the Philadelphia chromosome, researchers report.

Does Dad Time With Infants Boost Babies' IQ?

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a new father, spending plenty of time with your baby could boost his or her mental development, a new study suggests.

Many Teens Ride With Impaired Drivers

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of Canadian high school students admit riding in cars with drivers who've been drinking alcohol.

Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers who recognize food brands such as Coca-Cola, M&M's, KFC and Pringles may be more likely to be obese, a new study says.

Brush Up on Swim Safety for Summer

MONDAY, May 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Before your family pulls out their swimsuits this Memorial Day, brush up on water safety, for your kids' sake.

Health Tip: Dealing With a Dog Bite

(HealthDay News) -- Dog bites happen, even if parents are careful. Knowing the steps to take quickly can help keep your child safe.

Health Tip: Is Your Backyard Safe?

(HealthDay News) -- Want to make playtime safer for your children? Look no further than your own backyard.

Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who are taunted about their weight may be more likely to become obese adults who struggle with poor body image, a new study finds.

Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'?

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Mom, it's not all in your head: Dad doesrespond to toddler daughters and sons differently. Brain scans and random recordings of their times together prove it.

Are All Those 'Fidget Spinners' Really Helping Kids?

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Fidget spinners may be the latest must-have kids' toy, but claims that the gizmos help students pay attention aren't backed by science, experts say.