Behind Many High-Achieving Children...

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Talented children who reach their potential likely have dedicated parents to thank for their success, a new study found.

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A rapid response plan for children who visit the emergency room with stroke-like symptoms can help doctors make a faster diagnosis, new research suggests.

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism spectrum disorders appear to respond to stinky smells differently from children without autism, a new study found.

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD?

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of teens and young adults are being prescribed powerful antipsychotics, even though the medications aren't approved to treat two disorders -- ADHD and depression -- they are commonly used for, a new study shows.

Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extracurricular sports may help children develop the discipline they need to succeed in the classroom, a new study suggests.

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans know that fireworks can injure the eyes and hands, but these Fourth of July favorites can also take a toll on the lungs, a new study finds.

Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows.

Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gently massaging the umbilical cords of preterm infants delivered by C-section may improve their blood pressure, boost blood flow and increase levels of red blood cells, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety

(HealthDay News) -- By age 5, children begin to realize just how many activities they can participate in. But with many of these newly discovered pursuits comes the danger of injury.