Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp

(HealthDay News) -- Summer camp can be a great experience for kids, but parents should make sure their children will be safe.

Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids

WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It can happen in an instant: A small child pulls up on a television, dresser or computer monitor and gets critically injured when the furniture tips over.

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who want to help their preschooler shed excess pounds may want to team up with their child, new research suggests.

Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple blood test could help prevent neural tube birth defects such as spina bifida, new research finds.

Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want young children to embrace a more healthful diet?

Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When most children take on a task, various brain connections fire up. But scans showed less of this neuro-boosting activity in kids with autism, according to a small new study.

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise

(HealthDay News) -- You know you need to get your kids off the couch for some exercise, but do you know why physical activity is so essential?

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students

MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Elementary school students seem to be satisfied with the healthier school lunches being offered to them, according to a new study of school officials.

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults

MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born prematurely appear to have a slightly increased risk of potentially fatal blood clots that they will carry into adulthood, Swedish researchers report.

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying

(HealthDay News) -- With the explosion of social media outlets comes the prospect of more online bullying among children and teens.