More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment

WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. children and teens being treated for mental health issues has risen by about 50 percent in the past 20 years -- with most of those kids having relatively mild symptoms, a new study finds.

Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were bullied in childhood may be at an increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a new British study suggests.

Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Tantrums

(HealthDay News) -- While tantrums are a common way for children to express anger and frustration, some tantrums are serious enough that they should prompt a doctor's intervention.

Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time

(HealthDay News) -- Between TVs, computers, hand-held devices and video games, children's screen time can add up quickly.

Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.

MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Suicides among black American children have increased in recent years, while fewer white children are killing themselves, a new analysis finds.

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers

MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who drink heavily appear to have significant abnormalities in brain development, a new study finds.

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kids in daycare and preschool may not be getting enough physical activity, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family

(HealthDay News) -- A regular meal schedule can help the whole family maintain normal weight and practice healthy eating habits.

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study

SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sensitivity to peanuts is common among children with asthma, yet many children and their parents are unaware of the problem, a new study finds.

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 children and teens has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new government report.