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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

On-screen smoking by movie stars leads young teens to smoke

On-screen smoking by movie stars leads young teens to smoke

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma

A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Fewer high school students are smoking these days

Fewer high school students are smoking these days

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

Answers to childhood asthma may be in herbal medicine

Answers to childhood asthma may be in herbal medicine

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

Tommy G. Thompson today approved a plan by New York State to streamline the State Children's Health Insurance Program

Tommy G. Thompson today approved a plan by New York State to streamline the State Children's Health Insurance Program

Twice as many children are suffering strokes than was previously believed

Twice as many children are suffering strokes than was previously believed

Australian childhood immunisation incentives to continue

Australian childhood immunisation incentives to continue

Children at sports camps this summer may not be properly hydrated

Children at sports camps this summer may not be properly hydrated