Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular marijuana use doesn't appear to put teens at increased risk for depression, lung cancer or other physical and mental health problems later in life, contends a new study that challenges previous research.

Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids

MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine poisoning is a growing concern for American children, but proposed U.S. federal government regulations alone aren't enough to solve the problem, an expert says.

Head Injury Tied to Long-Term Attention Issues in Kids

MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who suffer even mild brain injuries may experience momentary lapses in attention long after their accident, new research finds.

Obese Kids a Universal Target for Bullies

SUNDAY, Aug. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Being fat" is seen as the most common reason why children are bullied, a new study reveals.

Kids' Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment costs for one childhood illness, hemophilia, may use up a big chunk of a state's Medicaid budget, a new study out of California shows.

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb

(HealthDay News) -- When a child age 4 or older sucks the thumb, the youngster's dental health may suffer.

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves

(HealthDay News) -- Every child will face danger in his or her life, and it's up to parents to equip children with the tools needed to minimize the chances of harm.

Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A young Baltimore boy has two new transplanted hands to replace ones he lost to amputation five years ago, his doctors announced Tuesday.

Nasal Balloon Can Treat Youngsters for 'Glue Ear'

MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A simple procedure using what's known as a "nasal balloon" can treat hearing loss in children with a common middle-ear problem, preventing unnecessary and ineffective treatment with antibiotics, according to a new study.

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study

MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests.