Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking

THURSDAY, Nov. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting kids involved in the kitchen, through cooking classes or at home, may make them more likely to choose healthy foods, according to a recent review.

Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most babies and young children don't need medicines if they have a cold, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking acetaminophen, best known as Tylenol, during pregnancy or giving it to young children does not raise the risk of childhood asthma, a new study finds.

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children who attend a full-day preschool program are better prepared for elementary school success than children who attend a part-day program, a new study has found.

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents need to take an active role in protecting their children from sports concussions, an expert warns.

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to peanut protein in household dust may increase the risk of peanut allergy in infants with the skin condition eczema, a new study reveals.

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Youngsters who enter puberty early are at increased risk for depression, a new study suggests.

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A brain abnormality may be responsible for more than 40 percent of deaths from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new study suggests.

Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The lunches children bring from home may be less healthy than the school cafeteria offerings, a new study suggests.

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Santa might think twice about giving kids an all-terrain vehicle this year. Riding ATVs poses high risks of injury or death for children and teens, with dangers differing by age, a new U.S. study warns.