Health Tip: If Your Child is Constipated

(HealthDay News) -- Constipation among children often isn't worth worrying about, and resolves on its own. But you shouldn't ignore signs that the problem may be serious, and that your child should be examined by a doctor.

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study

THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some children gain weight after having their tonsils removed, but this weight gain is typically confined to younger, underweight children and doesn't seem to add to obesity rates, a new study finds.

Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study

THURSDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- Most medical devices approved for use in children are not tested on pediatric patients before they are marketed, a new Harvard study finds.

School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire

THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study found.

Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash

(HealthDay News) -- Diaper rash can be sore and painful for your little one, but there are things you can do to help keep diaper rash at bay.

Health Tip: Use a Safe Stroller

(HealthDay News) -- Before taking baby for a walk, make sure your stroller is safe and your baby is well protected.

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study

MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young people with epilepsy are more likely than kids without the neurological disorder to suffer broken bones or burns, a new large study from England finds.

Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk

(HealthDay News) -- Babies are particularly sensitive to the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, researchers have found.

Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids

FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Domestic violence witnessed by American children often goes unreported or unpunished, but causes fear and anxiety among the youngsters, a new study finds.

Social Skills a Casualty of Childhood Head Injury, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Serious head injuries may be linked to children's lack of ability to interact with others, a new study indicates.