New sleep guidelines give parents a better idea of how much their babies, younger children, and teens should be sleeping.
In an analysis of 7 previous studies, researchers found that young migraine sufferers are more likely to have vitamin deficiencies.
A year after its grand opening, an allergen-free food pantry in Kansas is thriving and helping families cope with the costs of special diets.
Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.
The UN requires that inmates in maximum security prisons get 1 hour of outdoor time, but some parents say they can’t even force their kids to play outside.
New research warns that tacking children off gluten, while citing celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, could actually be more damaging than helpful.
A study says that women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome are 59% more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
A new poll shows that 59% of teens admit they are addicted to technology, and a lot of parents are addicted, too, setting a poor example for their kids.
A shocking new report by UCLA researchers shows more than half of adults in California have either Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, far more than previous estimates.
Three officials have been charged for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis, and many more people are expected to face charges.
In the 3-month study involving 313 children, on average, participants saw a 50 percent decrease in both grand-mal and tonic-clonic seizures.
Officials are alarmed at the increasing rates of gastroschisis, a potentially deadly birth defect of the abdominal wall believed to occur from environmental exposures.
Research shows abnormally low levels of Vitamin B12 in people with schizophrenia and autism, suggesting decreased metabolism and a threat to cell survival.
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to cancel out mercury and PCBs in seafood, making it safer than previously thought for pregnant women.
Parents have it a little easier when dining out these days: Applebee’s has decided to remove soda from the children’s menu, with IHOP following suit.
Some researchers say that they have discovered a way to get people to eat healthier – just do not use the word “healthy” on food packages.
Researchers at Harvard and MIT have discovered a link that could make it easier to diagnose and treat autism.