Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new analysis suggests that parents who set rules and keep tabs on their teenagers may have kids who are more cautious about sex.

Dogs May Ease a Child's Fears

SUNDAY, Nov. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The companionship of a dog may lower a child's anxiety levels, a new study suggests.

Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bullies may be at increased risk for eating disorders, a new study suggests.

Assessing Health Issues of Child Refugees

FRIDAY, Nov. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The main health problems of refugee children from Asia and Africa when they arrive in the United States are outlined in a new study.

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weekdays may be the safest time to have a baby, at least in British hospitals, a new study finds.

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with the skin condition eczema often have trouble sleeping. Now, a new study suggests that over-the-counter melatonin might boost their shuteye.

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of serious physical abuse is highest among infants under the age of 1, a new study shows.

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infant deaths linked to crib bumpers have spiked in recent years in the United States, leading researchers to urge a ban on the padded bedding accessories.

Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains?

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children may have difficulty resisting food because of how their brain is wired, a new study suggests.

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women need to exercise and eat healthy foods during and after pregnancy in order to combat overweight and obesity and related health problems, women's health experts say.