Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels

(HealthDay News) -- Teaching a child to make healthy food choices empowers the child to lead a healthier lifestyle when he or she is grown.

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Arguments between parents may damage their relationships with their children, a new study indicates.

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.

Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The types of vehicle crashes involving young drivers often vary by gender, a new study has found.

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes who seem to have recovered from a concussion may actually show a subtle worsening in a particular mental ability after they return to exercise, a small study suggests.

Health Tip: Preparing for the First Day of School

(HealthDay News) -- Your child may be excited yet anxious about school, especially if he or she is going to a new school.

Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.

When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children grow much more slowly than other mammals because their developing brains require so much energy to prepare for the challenges of later life, a new study contends.

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests.

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia

MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children with newly diagnosed leukemia who are admitted to the hospital on weekends have a longer hospital stay, wait longer to start chemotherapy and are more likely to suffer respiratory failure than those admitted on weekdays, a new study finds.