More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies further confirm the health benefits of breast-feeding.

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stimulant medications -- such as Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta -- used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, won't stunt their growth, a new study suggests.

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says

MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having regular family meals may help protect teens from the harmful mental health effects of "cyberbullying," a new study suggests.

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia

FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that people with dyslexia have disrupted network connections in their brains.

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development

FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The way that parents respond to their infant's babbling might affect the baby's language development, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels

(HealthDay News) -- Teaching a child to make healthy food choices empowers the child to lead a healthier lifestyle when he or she is grown.

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Arguments between parents may damage their relationships with their children, a new study indicates.

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of sleep not only puts teens at risk for poor grades, it also puts them at increased risk for obesity, researchers warn.

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.

Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The types of vehicle crashes involving young drivers often vary by gender, a new study has found.