Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Homework may be stressful for kids and parents alike, and it can be especially difficult for children with learning and behavior challenges, experts say.

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The early signs of child abuse among infants and toddlers -- head trauma, cracked ribs or abdominal injuries -- are often missed, and that may be due in part to a lack of standardized screening, researchers report.

Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hispanic and poor children with a rare eye cancer are at somewhat greater risk of losing an eye due to late diagnosis of the disease, a new study shows.

'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Tweeners" who think marijuana is acceptable may be more likely to drive drunk or ride with a drunk driver when they reach high school, a new study suggests.

Expert Offers Car Seat Safety Tips

SATURDAY, Oct. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although it can sometimes be a challenge to get a cranky, wriggling toddler into a child car seat, those safety devices can protect youngsters from serious injuries in an accident.

Study Links Early Infections to Celiac Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have a lot of infections in the first 18 months of life may have an increased risk for celiac disease, a new study from Norway suggests.

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors appear to have worse working memory than other adults, a small study finds.

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have a new reason to take their parents' advice and go to bed early. Staying up late on weeknights may increase a teen's risk of becoming overweight over time, a new study says.

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Gratitude

(HealthDay News) -- Teaching kids to be thankful for what they have can help make them less selfish.

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Early exposure to secondhand smoke may lead to behavioral problems in children, a new study suggests.