Tracking Devices May Ease Minds of Parents of Kids With Autism

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- An electronic tracking device can calm worried parents who fear their child with autism might wander off and stumble into danger, a new survey shows.

'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Health information gleaned online can alter parents' views on the advice they get from a pediatrician, a small study finds.

Health Tip: Be a Safe Driver for Your Kids

(HealthDay News) -- Strapping your child in an appropriate car seat protects against injuries, but it's just as important for a parent to drive safely.

Guns Send About 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- About 16 American children are hospitalized daily due to gunshot injuries, a new study says.

Reading to Babies Translates Into More Literate Preschoolers

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you ever wondered whether reading Goodnight Moonto your baby every night was a waste of time, a new study suggests it wasn't.

A Toddler's Screen Time Tied to Speech Delay

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Letting a baby or toddler use a smartphone or tablet may lead to delays in talking, a new study suggests.

Reasons Why Parents Should Be Wary of '13 Reasons Why'

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It started as a bestselling novel aimed at teens.

More Starring Roles for Booze in Kids' Movies, Study Finds

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol marketing in movies increased significantly over the past two decades, especially in popular children's films, researchers report.

When Grandparents Raise Grandkids, Are They Up to Date on Child Safety?

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 3 million grandparents in the United States are raising their grandchildren, but outdated health practices and myths may be putting some of those youngsters at risk, new research contends.

Mom's Money Worries May Mean Smaller Baby

WEDNESDAY, May 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Financial stress during pregnancy could increase the risk of having a smaller baby, a new study suggests.