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 enough.