For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key

WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who stutter may have difficulty perceiving musical rhythms, a small study suggests.

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Youth suicide is a major problem in the United States, but being alert to the warning signs can help avert tragedy, experts say.

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development

TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Waiting about three minutes to clamp the umbilical cord following a baby's delivery may help improve children's fine-motor and social skills at age 4 years, new Swedish research suggests.

Fewer U.S. Hospitals Send New Moms Home With Formula

TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While the percentage of hospitals that send breast-feeding mothers home with formula packs has fallen dramatically during the last several years, about one-third of U.S. hospitals still do so, newly released data shows.

Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

(HealthDay News) -- Thousands of adults and children are hurt each year from lawn mower-related accidents.

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Dog bites are a serious public health issue, but many are preventable, experts say.

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies who live at very high elevations may have an increased risk of SIDS, a new study suggests.

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eye training or other vision therapies will not treat dyslexia in children, say researchers who found normal vision among most children with the learning disability.

Health Tip: Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Teaching your child about healthy eating and exercise can help reduce the youngster's risk of obesity and associated health problems.

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young athletes who undergo surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) need a second operation later on, a new study shows.