Many U.S. doctors aren't telling teenaged patients and their parents about a newer vaccine for potentially deadly bacterial meningitis infections, a new study finds.
There are a number of things you can do to ensure your kids have a smooth start to the new school year.
Children born to women who got the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy have no greater risk of autism than other kids, a new study finds.
Contrary to what doctors have thought, women who opt to have their labor induced in the 39th week of pregnancy do not face a heightened risk of cesarean section, a new clinical trial finds.
Be sure to put vaccinations on your children's back-to-school lists, whether they're just starting school or heading off to college, experts say.
You eagerly await baby's first words and delight at his growing vocabulary. But that excitement may cause you to miss speech problems that should be corrected quickly.
Donji Cullenbine's young son, Alex, has autism, but when he put on a pair of Google Glass smartglasses they helped him recognize the emotions of others through their facial expressions.
People often urge moms-to-be to get plenty of sleep before the baby comes. Now, researchers report that good sleep during pregnancy might also lower the risk of premature delivery.
If you want to keep your kids at a healthy weight, show them, don't tell them.
Most states require school athletes to have a sports physical, and now is the time to book it, doctors say.
If you ever wonder why you never managed to finish college, some of the explanation may lie in your DNA.
A severe allergic reaction to food is much less serious in infants than in toddlers and older children, a new study concludes.
Students gain when teachers focus on positive behavior.
Children with autism show abnormalities in a deep brain circuit that typically makes socializing enjoyable, a new study finds.
Doctors are supposed to screen young children to see if they're learning basic skills. But only 17 percent of kids get this critical testing in some places in the United States, a new study finds.
An experimental HIV vaccine was safe and triggered strong immune responses in healthy adults and in monkeys, researchers report.
If there's one thing frazzled new parents crave, it's that their baby sleeps well.
Playing sports offers plenty of fitness and other developmental benefits for kids, but injuries are common