Study Cites Factors Linked to Suicide in the Young
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young
adults who come from troubled backgrounds have a greater risk of
killing themselves, a new study suggests.
Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Worldwide
investments in teen health could yield significant economic
returns, a new study contends.
Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs
WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- They may look like
tons of fun, but all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are actually tons of
trouble for kids.
Prince Harry's Journey Shows Grief Can Be a Long Road
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Britain's Prince
Harry's two-decade struggle to deal with the death of his mother,
Princess Diana, is sadly all too common for children who suddenly
face the loss of a parent, mental health experts say.
Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Taking
antidepressants during pregnancy doesn't appear to raise a child's
risk of autism, once other factors that could influence the risk
are taken into account, two new studies suggest.
Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although Zika virus
is most well-known for the devastating neurological damage it can
cause in the womb, a new study reports that some babies infected
with Zika also may have lifelong vision impairment.
Health Tip: Minimizing Violence During Screen Time
(HealthDay News) -- Kids see violence everywhere, especially
from TV, movies and video games. So how can parents "minimize" what
their kids see?
Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Adding to concerns
about the harms of teenage pregnancy are new U.S. survey results
that show 14 percent of teenage mothers-to-be smoke marijuana.
Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Beyond its known
links to birth defects and other problems, the Zika virus may also
trigger cases of epilepsy in infants, warn experts from the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid?
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Choosing an
over-the-counter allergy medicine for a child sounds easy