Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid Fertility

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sex at any time in a woman's monthly cycle may trigger immune system changes that boost the likelihood of getting pregnant, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Teaching Kids to Wash Hands

(HealthDay News) -- Keeping kids' hands clean goes a long way toward keeping children healthy, especially if they attend daycare or school.

Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients who have ovarian tissue removed and stored for later transplantation have a chance at a successful pregnancy, a new study finds.

Infants Born to Drug-Abusing Mothers Often Readmitted to Hospital

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Newborns with drug withdrawal syndrome are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital than those without the condition, a new study finds.

Hospitals Doing Better Job of Promoting Breast-feeding: CDC

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. hospitals have made significant improvements to breast-feeding support programs in recent years, providing better help to new mothers, federal health officials reported Tuesday.

Doctors Use 3D Printing to Safeguard Baby Before Birth

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When Michigan doctors saw a large mass on the face of a fetus late in pregnancy, they feared it might block the baby's airway at birth.

Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Homework may be stressful for kids and parents alike, and it can be especially difficult for children with learning and behavior challenges, experts say.

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The early signs of child abuse among infants and toddlers -- head trauma, cracked ribs or abdominal injuries -- are often missed, and that may be due in part to a lack of standardized screening, researchers report.

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- States that get tough on bullies by enacting anti-bullying laws appear to reduce bullying and cyberbullying among high school students, a new study suggests.

Expert Offers Car Seat Safety Tips

SATURDAY, Oct. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although it can sometimes be a challenge to get a cranky, wriggling toddler into a child car seat, those safety devices can protect youngsters from serious injuries in an accident.