Most babies should start eating peanut-containing foods well before their first birthday, say guidelines released Thursday that aim to protect high-risk tots and other youngsters, too, from developing the dangerous food allergy.
By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News
Very young children who endure neglect, abuse and dysfunctional home lives go on to struggle as kindergartners, leaving them at risk for more difficult years as adolescents and adults, a new study finds.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption.
Children living among rubbish and human waste are especially susceptible to diarrheal diseases and pneumonia, the top killers of children under 5 worldwide. In this photo essay from Reuters, photographers capture “playgrounds” built among landfills and junkyards, and children swimming…
Reading aloud gives young children a head start. Experts weighed-in on how pediatricians, policy makers, and child advocates can help.
As the U.S. government increases its estimate of the prevalence of autism to being one in every 68 children, scientists have announced new research that shows there may be a common disruption in parts of the brain essential to emotions,…
Susan Richards Shreve discusses her memoir "Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR's Polio Haven." The author was one of the last generation of Americans to suffer from polio.
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