Exercise, Sleep, Screens: New Guidelines For Children Under 5For the greatest health benefits, how much play time, screen time and sleep should your baby or young child have in a given day? The World Health Organization has some answers.
FDA Approves First Medical Device To Treat ADHD In ChildrenThe first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK’d Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms.
Toxic Air Pollution To Shorten Children’s Lives By 20 Months, Report SaysAir pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children by 20 months on average, with kids in South Asian countries such as India and Pakistan most vulnerable, a new report says.
Homeless Father Pleads For Son's Return From CPSA seemingly Good Samaritan offered to take the boy while his dad went to work. Hours later, he was removed from the home.
King Bio Expands Recall To All Water-Based Meds For Kids And AdultsIn a statement on the company's website on Aug. 27, King Bio announced that over 50 products were being voluntarily recalled over concerns of "water-purity issues."
Boy Hospitalized After Standing Up To Friend's Bullies, Reports SayA six-year-old in Washington state was hospitalized with a broken arm and badly injured eye after he was reportedly attacked by a group of children bullying his friend.
Teacher Punishes 10-Year-Old For Calling Her 'Ma'am,' Parents ClaimThe parents of a North Carolina boy are demanding answers after they say their child was punished for addressing his teacher as "ma'am."
Cage Free: Animal Crackers No Longer Behind Bars On New PackagingMondelez International, the parent company of Nabisco, has redesigned the packaging of its Barnum’s Animals crackers in response to pressure from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Police Warn Parents: Predators Using Online Games To Meet, Lure ChildrenPolice in Michigan are warning parents that child predators may be trying to use online games to meet kids in the real world.
Charter School Says It Will Not Recite The Pledge Of AllegianceAn Atlanta charter school is sparking controversy over its decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Limit Screen Time To Protect Your Child's Heart, American Heart Association SaysParents, there's yet another reason to limit screen time for your kids: It could contribute to future heart disease.
Boy Who Had Chunk Of Brain Removed Has Almost Fully RecoveredDoctors in Pennsylvania say a young boy has almost fully recovered after having a large portion of his brain removed.
Cases Of Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease Increasing, Doctors SayDoctors are reportedly seeing more and more cases of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD) and children aren't the only people being affected.
Moms Slam Target And Walmart For Selling 'Hooker Style' Shorts To KidsA group of mothers on social media is slamming major retailers for selling inappropriate clothing for children.
Study: Child Behavioral Issues Linked To Parents With Childhood TraumaA new study has found a link between the stressful childhoods some parents had and the behavioral issues their own children developed.