U.S. Teens Getting Less Sleep Than Ever

MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American teens don't get enough sleep, and the problem has only gotten worse since the 1990s, new research shows.

Health Tip: Preparing Your Child for the Dentist

(HealthDay News) -- Your child's first visit to the dentist, which should be scheduled as soon as the first tooth erupts, can be a frightening experience for your youngster.

Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free

SUNDAY, Feb. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Good dental habits begin at an early age, but many parents fall short when it comes to the health of their children's teeth, experts say.

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

SATURDAY, Feb. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Think you can't sing well? Maybe the solution is to sing more often.

U.S.-Born Latino Teens Feel the Stress of Discrimination More

FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Discrimination-related stress may affect the mental health of Latino teens born in the United States more than teens born in other countries, a new study finds.

'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism appear to approach play differently than typically developing children, a recent study contends.

Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find

THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of children who suffer a stroke are at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small study suggests.

Coming Out at School Better for LGBT Youth, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teens who come out at high school have better mental health as young adults than those who aren't open with their fellow high school students, according to a new study.

Prolonged Rescue Efforts May Not Help Young Drowning Victims: Study

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prolonged efforts to save young drowning victims doesn't help those whose hearts have stopped and who have a dangerously low body temperature, according to a new study that challenges current guidelines.

Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There was a 15-fold increase in the number of newborns experiencing opioid withdrawal in the Canadian province of Ontario between 1992 and 2011, researchers report.