The report says only about half of the nation's youngsters are getting at least an hour of vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity every day.
Researchers found 12 to 13-year-old children were at greatest risk and were five times more likely to have suicidal thoughts than teens who had not been
Carolyn Miles, the President and CEO of Save the Children,says the U.S. is 30th in Save the Children's annual index, below Canada, Belarus, Poland
High school students who acknowledge texting while driving are more likely to engage in other risky behaviors, such as riding with a driver who has been
The Centers for Disease Control reports that food allergies are on the rise in American children.
Alert Energy Caffeine Gum was introduced earlier this month by Wrigley, a division of Mars Inc. One piece contains 40 mg of caffeine, the same amount found in
Research has shown that babies need to be exposed to a wide variety of bacteria, viruses and other organisms to help their immune systems develop and mature
Richard Nares organizes free rides to the hospital for poor children with cancer. Nares lost his own son, Emilio, to leukemia in 2000: "It's like he's still
Active Learning Elementary School in Queens sees health and nutrition as part of educating the whole child
Food allergy prevalence increased from 3.4% to 5.1% between 1997 and 2011, while skin allergy prevalence more than doubled in the same time period.
The injuries ranged from head and neck problems to injuries to the face, arms and legs. Soft tissue injuries - damage to ligaments, muscles and tendons - were
A piece of Alert Energy Caffeine Gum has 40 mg of caffeine. The FDA is looking into the effects of added caffeine on kids, teens.
Denying certain foods to children or pressuring them to eat every bit of a meal are common practices among many parents. But researchers found parents who
Some of the country's biggest baby food makers are defendants in the case, including Beech-Nut Nutrition, Del Monte Foods, Dole and Gerber.
By 40, a woman's chance is less than 5% per cycle of becoming pregnant
The increase is the result of the government last year lowering the threshold for lead poisoning, so now more children are considered at risk.