E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people think electronic cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but a new study suggests that's not the case.

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The world's most promising malaria vaccine appears to offer short-lived protection, fading away within a matter of years, a new clinical trial reveals.

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Potty Seat

(HealthDay News) -- The right potty seat can help your child feel comfortable, so it's important to make the right choice.

Stay Alert for Child Drowning Dangers This Summer

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- School's out and the temperature's rising and that means more people will be cooling off at beaches, lakes and pools. But a new report reveals that parents and caregivers need to be extra vigilant when kids are around the water.

Allergists: Daily Bath OK for Kids With Eczema

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although some doctors advise against giving a daily bath to kids with the skin condition eczema, a new paper says a daily soak is fine as long as it's followed by plenty of moisturizer.

Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet

(HealthDay News) -- It's disheartening when toddlers skip the vegetables and fruits you lovingly prepare.

Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- 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.

Hovering Parents May Harm Kids

SATURDAY, June 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- 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.

Flint's Lead-Contamination Crisis 'Entirely Preventable'

FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Analysis of blood samples from young children of Flint, Mich., shows they had much more lead in their blood when the city used local drinking water in an effort to cut costs, a new U.S. government study reveals.

Behavior Woes Hamper Boys More Than Girls in School: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Behavior problems are more likely to hold boys back in school than girls, a new study shows.