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Children with "intrusive" parents who push too hard for good grades may be more prone to become highly self-critical or anxious and depressed, a new study suggests.
Having a stable family and a good relationship with mom and dad makes young people more likely to develop healthy habits that may protect them against obesity, a new study suggests.
While clever marketing can steer kids towards junk food, a new study shows that creative advertising can also prompt more kids to eat veggies.
Babies who learn to stand up relatively early may also do a bit better with attention, memory and learning by the time they are preschoolers, a new study suggests.
Americans aren't just living longer, they're living more years without disabilities, too, a new study shows.
Moving to a new home may harm young children's school performance, a study suggests.
Growth spurts can affect teen boys' coordination and knock the swagger right out of their stride, a new study reveals.
The boys of "Animal House" and "Neighbors" may be immune to anti-boozing programs that curb drinking for other college kids, new research suggests.
Two studies highlight the complex relationship between parents' perceptions and their children's weights.
Thanks to the excessive heat and lots of outdoor activities, the summer lends itself to plenty of claims about health and safety. However, many of these adages simply aren't true.
Late suppers may not be a recipe for childhood obesity, a new study shows.
Common techniques for helping babies -- and parents -- sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds.
Most neighborhood parks in the United States are geared toward younger people, which limits their use, a new study suggests.
Every working mom knows how hard it can be to juggle the demands of her job with the needs of her new baby, particularly when it comes to breast-feeding.
As any parent of a preschooler knows, media management can be a minefield of do's, don'ts -- and tantrums.
Climate change could cause many major American cities to experience more days with heavy ozone pollution in the coming decades, a new study predicts.
A growing number of small children are getting their hands and mouths on colorful detergent pods, with serious and sometimes fatal consequences, a new study finds.
Although aging may mean more physical problems, retirement can help people lead healthier lives, a new study from Australia suggests.
Gardening offers exercise and fresh food, but don't forget to protect yourself from potential hazards, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
When parents believe their children are overweight -- regardless of whether they are or not -- those kids are likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.
Americans are living longer, but those extra years may include poor health or a disability, a new study finds.
Most states don't provide students with enough physical education, a new report finds.
One key to keeping muscles young is as close as the nearest gym, researchers say.
How a produce-loving parent confronts her kid's vegetables anxieties head-on
The number of New York City kids eating free breakfasts in public school classrooms is growing, but the obesity rates are not, a new study finds.
More women in the United States are choosing to deliver their babies at home or in birth centers, a new study indicates.
Students who eat two breakfasts are less likely to become overweight or obese than those who skip the morning meal, according to a new study.
Children who have good sleep habits by age 5 do better at school, a new study finds.
8 ways to prepare yourself and your finances for buying a home this spring
Regular physical activity, including gardening or dancing, may cut Alzheimer's risk by as much as 50 percent, a new study suggests.
Most parents have at one time or another received the dreaded school notice: a case of head lice has been detected in your child's class.
Some parents use mobile phones and tablets to calm young children with behavioral problems, a new study finds.
Students who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often get into trouble for fidgeting in the classroom, but that fidgeting may help them learn, new research suggests.
Schoolchildren may have an easier time learning if exercise is part of their math and spelling lessons, a new study suggests.
Rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have risen globally, and adults' unreasonable expectations of young children could be one reason why, researchers suggest.
Preschool children with uncorrected farsightedness are at risk for literacy problems, new research suggests.
Constant criticism from parents reduces the likelihood that children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will have fewer symptoms by the time they reach their teens, a new study suggests.
Instant messaging can be a source of emotional support for teens and help them collaborate on school projects, but new research shows that texting after the lights go out takes a toll on students' sleep quality and academic performance.
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