Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs

MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young children in Colorado are winding up in the emergency room after ingesting pot-laced goodies left out in the open by adults, doctors report.

Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study

MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage athletes are less likely to abuse prescription painkillers than kids who don't play sports or exercise, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Taming Your Toddler's Aggression

(HealthDay News) -- Children can't follow your rules unless you're clear and consistent in enforcing them. Aggressive behavior is no exception.

Health Tip: Help Your Underweight Child Gain Safely

(HealthDay News) -- If your kids are underweight, it doesn't mean you should fill them with junk food to put on extra pounds.

3 in 4 Youngsters Exposed to Laundry Pod Detergent Suffer Poisoning

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Brightly colored laundry detergent pods pose a much greater risk to young children than other types of detergents, a new study finds.

Helping a Child Manage a Chronic Illness

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens who feel confident handling a chronic illness on their own appear better able to learn to manage their health as adults, a new study finds.

Noisy Homes Can Slow a Toddler's Vocabulary

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Background noise can hamper a toddler's ability to learn new words, a new study suggests.

Much-Maligned Pigeon May Be a Lead Detective

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Though pigeons are generally considered a city-dwelling nuisance, researchers have found that these "rats of the sky" can be used to monitor levels of lead and other toxic compounds in cities.

New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New treatments for juvenile arthritis offer hope to children with the chronic autoimmune condition, doctors say.

Health Tip: Kids Should Wear Life Jackets

(HealthDay News) -- Life jackets, when used and fitted properly, provide extra safety for children in or around water.