Is Air Pollution a Threat to a Fetus?

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are exposed to air pollution right before or after they become pregnant may be more likely to have a baby with birth defects, new research suggests.

Window Blinds: A Silent Killer in Your Home

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Decades after the danger was first recognized, young children are still being injured or even killed by the cords in window blinds.

If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May Develop It, Too

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk for the disease and other chronic health problems, a new study suggests.

Heath Tip: Give Age-Appropriate Toys

(HealthDay News) -- Holiday toys should be age-appropriate and safe, to avoid injury.

Moms' Soda Habit in Pregnancy May Boost Kids' Odds for Asthma

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids are more likely to develop asthma if their moms chug sugary drinks during pregnancy, a new study suggests.

Preventing Childhood Accidents at Home

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As a parent, you may worry most about your kids when they aren't with you. But many of the falls that send a million children to the ER each year happen at home.

Health Tip: Starting a Tooth Brushing Routine Early

(HealthDay News) -- Tooth brushing should begin in infancy to instill lifelong habits and protect teeth throughout adulthood.

Boy's Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two years ago, Zion Harvey was the first child to undergo a successful double hand transplant. Now he's gaining notoriety for another milestone: the way his brain reorganized itself in response to the amputation and transplantation.

Bullied Teens More Likely to Take Weapons to School

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Bullied teens are twice as likely to take weapons such as guns or knives to school, a new study reveals.

Health Tip: Is Stress Interfering With Your Child's Sleep?

(HealthDay News) -- Even young children have stress. If it's bad enough, it may interfere with your youngster's sleep.