Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 140 people die every year in accidents related to school transportation in the United States.

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says

FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although many parents worry about their children choking on small objects or toys, many overlook a common choking hazard: food.

Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time

(HealthDay News) -- Experts warn against children watching too much TV, saying developing kids could be doing something more healthy and productive.

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds

THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many obese and overweight kids don't see themselves that way, which makes achieving a healthy weight almost impossible, researchers report.

Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From 'Inclusion' Classrooms

THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers with special needs benefit from going to school with children who have strong language skills, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp

(HealthDay News) -- Summer camp can be a great experience for kids, but parents should make sure their children will be safe.

Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Strict regulation of electronic cigarettes isn't warranted based on current evidence, a team of researchers says.

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born with so-called "bubble boy" disease can often be cured with a stem cell transplant, regardless of the donor -- but early treatment is critical, a new study finds.

Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids

WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It can happen in an instant: A small child pulls up on a television, dresser or computer monitor and gets critically injured when the furniture tips over.

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who want to help their preschooler shed excess pounds may want to team up with their child, new research suggests.