Health Tip: Is a Stomachache Serious?

(HealthDay News) -- When your child complains of a stomachache, it's usually nothing to worry about. But sometimes stomach pain can signal a more serious problem.

Health Tip: Consider Air Bag Safety for Children

(HealthDay News) -- While air bags can be save a person's life in the event of a car accident, when deployed they can be dangerous to children.

Study Supports Durability of Parkinson's Treatment

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Therapeutic, transplanted brain cells producing the brain chemical dopamine remain viable in Parkinson's disease patients for many years, a new study reveals.

Study Disputes Notion That Breakfast Is Key to Weight Control

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research refutes the common belief that skipping breakfast could contribute to obesity.

Short 'Birth Spacing' Linked to Preterm Delivery

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who wait less than 18 months after having a child to get pregnant again are more likely to have a shorter pregnancy and a preterm birth, according to a new U.S. study.

Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Broken bones and concussions are the most common injuries that children who play ice hockey suffer, a new study reveals.

Could the 'Ulcer Bug' Guard Against Obesity?

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Countries with low rates of the ulcer-causing bacterium H. pyloritend to have high rates of obesity, a finding that researchers say they see as more than a chance correlation.

Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While it has long been known that some antidepressants can help spur weight gain, a new study finds that the actual amount gained is usually small.

Pot Use Might Be Linked to Abnormal Sperm

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana use might affect the size and shape of a young man's sperm, possibly impairing his fertility, a new study claims.

Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kids face many challenges when their parents divorce, and their struggles often include excessive weight gain, new research suggests.

Health Highlights: June 5, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: