Do Season and Place of Birth Increase Celiac Disease Risk?

A new study suggests that where you were born, and what season you were born in, may affect your risk for celiac disease.


Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania: Latest Updates

Things are progressing quickly in Pennsylvania since medical marijuana was legalized there in April, giving children some access.


Study: Many Babies Sleeping in ‘Unsuitable Positions, Unsafe Environments’

The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a study showing that an overwhelming number of children are sleeping in an unsafe environment.


McDonald’s Gives Kids Fitness Trackers, But Now Issues Recall

McDonald’s made a move to include fitness trackers in Happy Meals to boost its public image and help kids, but the idea backfired.


Who Would Think This Sends 2 Kids to the ER Every Hour?

A study reports that 17,000 children are sent to the ER each year after suffering from a stroller- or carrier-related injury. That’s 2 kids every hour.


Science is Now Focusing more on Researching the Placenta

With the threat of the Zika virus looming, scientists have taken to studying the human placenta with a National Institutes of Health $50 million Human Placenta Project.


Most Kids Lack Ideal Cardiovascular Health: What do we Do?

A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.


Study Reveals ‘Best and Worst’ States to Have a Baby

Taking into account cost of birth, prevalence of childcare, and infant mortality rate, a study reveals the best and worst states to have a baby.


Colorado Kids Are Getting Hold of Parents’ Legal Pot

A small but increasing number of young children are being exposed to marijuana edibles in Colorado, and winding up in the hospital.


Construction Worker Creates Life-Size ‘Where’s Waldo’ for Children in Hospital

Construction worker Jason Haney created a giant Waldo to hide near a children’s hospital so that sick kids can play Where’s Waldo every morning.


Pokemon Go Reported to Help Players with Depression

Since Pokemon Go released this month, it has had some surprising impacts, including offering benefits for players who suffer from mental health conditions.


New Study Suggests Alzheimer’s May Be in the Brain as Young as Preschool

A gene which may be related to Alzheimer’s disease can show itself as early as preschool, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology.


Twins Born Holding Hands Still Share Close Bond

Two years ago, Sarah Thistlewaite gave birth to twin girls who were born holding hands with one another. The entire delivery room gasped in awe.


Nail-Biters and Thumb-Suckers may Develop Fewer Allergies

Researchers say parents shouldn’t freak out if their child sucks his thumb or bites his nails; it might actually be helping them avoid developing allergies.


Malnourished “Vegan Baby” Removed from Parents’ Custody

A growing number of children in Italy are suffering serious health problems and dying because their parents are feeding them an improper vegan diet.


New Study Links Prenatal BPA Exposure to Obesity in Young Girls

In a new study, researchers uncovered a link between BPA levels in pregnant mothers’ urine and obesity in girls up to age 7.


Study: 10% of UK Parents Giving Toddlers Adult-Size Portions

A new study has found that 10 percent of UK parents are giving their toddlers adult-sized food portions instead of those appropriate to their age.