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Obese parents are the greatest influence for childhood obesity

Obese parents are the greatest influence for childhood obesity

Possible cure for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Possible cure for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

New study on children's eligibility for public insurance

New study on children's eligibility for public insurance

Teaching young children the relationships between spellings and sounds - or phonics - makes learning to read easier

Teaching young children the relationships between spellings and sounds - or phonics - makes learning to read easier

Teenage girls in the U.S. bombarded by more alcohol advertising than boys

Teenage girls in the U.S. bombarded by more alcohol advertising than boys

75% of parents admit their children still see televised violence at least once a week

75% of parents admit their children still see televised violence at least once a week

High levels of endotoxin, a bacterial compound that collects in house dust, may lower likelihood of eczema in children

High levels of endotoxin, a bacterial compound that collects in house dust, may lower likelihood of eczema in children

Cambodia has become the first country to protect three out of four school-aged children against intestinal parasites

Cambodia has become the first country to protect three out of four school-aged children against intestinal parasites

Youth smoking down in Nevada

Youth smoking down in Nevada

The number of pediatricians in the United States rose by 140 percent between 1978 and 2000

The number of pediatricians in the United States rose by 140 percent between 1978 and 2000

Pneumococcal vaccination now free in Ontario

Pneumococcal vaccination now free in Ontario

Best hospital in the United States for children

Best hospital in the United States for children

No compulsory genetic testing for newborn babies in Europe

No compulsory genetic testing for newborn babies in Europe

District of Columbia child health assessment and immunization campaign

District of Columbia child health assessment and immunization campaign

Physical activity cuts risk of depression in children

Physical activity cuts risk of depression in children

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

Confirmation of what we all suspected, electronic gaming is making kids fat

Confirmation of what we all suspected, electronic gaming is making kids fat

BDA raises concerns over lack of improvement in the percentage of five-year-olds suffering serious decay

BDA raises concerns over lack of improvement in the percentage of five-year-olds suffering serious decay

Children whose mothers suffer domestic abuse are much more likely to be abused themselves

Children whose mothers suffer domestic abuse are much more likely to be abused themselves