How to Prepare Your Child for a New Brother or Sister

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Wondering how to tell your kids a baby brother or sister is on the way and how they will react to the news?

Exercise Typically Healthy During Pregnancy, Olympic Panel Says

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Strenuous exercise during pregnancy doesn't appear to increase the risk of most pregnancy complications for mom or baby, a new report from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) says.

DEET Repellents Safe in Pregnancy to Prevent Zika, Researchers Say

MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- DEET insect repellents won't harm a pregnant woman or her fetus when used as instructed to prevent infection with the Zika virus, a new research analysis suggests.

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween

MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Halloween can be really scary for kids with asthma and allergies -- and for their parents -- unless they take precautions, an allergist advises.

Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids

MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A child placed in day care is no more likely to gain too much weight than a child who stays home with a parent, a new study indicates.

Scare Up Some Halloween Safety

SATURDAY, Oct. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's no trick to staying safe on Halloween, safety experts say.

Not All Dogs Are Man's (or Kids') Best Friend

SATURDAY, Sept. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows.

What New Moms Need to Know About Pumping Breast Milk

SUNDAY, Sept. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Breast pumps can be a big help to new mothers, but women who use them need to keep safety in mind, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Play to Win When It Comes to Kids and Sports Pain

SATURDAY, Sept. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pain can be a problem for young athletes, so it's important for parents to know how to deal with it, a pain specialist says.

Coping With College Stress

MONDAY, Sept. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stress and anxiety are common among new college students, but there are ways to cope, a doctor says.