Health News

How Alcohol Ads Might Affect Kids
The more ads for alcohol kids watch on TV, the more they may drink, according to a new study.
Epilepsy Rx Safety in Pregnancy
Two newer epilepsy medications may not affect the IQs of children whose mothers took them during pregnancy, a new study found.
Why Teens Vape
What are teens vaping for — nicotine or flavors?
Labor Induction and Autism Risk
There has been speculation as to whether induction of labor might play a role in the development of autism spectrum disorders, but a new study may ease that fear.
The Harms of Teen Vaping
Teens who wouldn't have started smoking in the first place may now be using electronic cigarettes, a new study found.
Choosing the Right ADHD Treatment
Behavior therapy may be an underused form of treatment for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
FDA Targets Smokeless Tobacco in Rural Areas
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expanding its “The Real Cost” campaign to rural America.
Smoking May Put Baby's DNA at Risk
It's a well-known fact that smoking during pregnancy can harm the baby. Now, researchers may have a clearer picture as to why that is.
Mental Disorders and Children
One out of seven (15.4 percent) US children aged 2 to 8 years old had at least one diagnosed mental, behavioral or developmental disorder (MBDD), according to a recent study.
The Story on Scar Treatment
Being a teenager can be hard enough as it is. But when a scar is added to the mix, things can get a whole lot more complicated.