- Senate sends Obama childhood cancer research bill Updated: Mar-11-14 3:25 pm
- NFL QB turns attention to youngest of patients Updated: Mar-11-14 1:16 pm
- Report: Syrian health care on brink of collapse Updated: Mar-10-14 6:04 pm
- SD panel OKs workgroup study of autism on children Updated: Mar-10-14 10:26 am
- Advocates push oxygen test for Kansas newborns Updated: Mar-09-14 1:32 pm
- Quilters take on a special cause Updated: Mar-08-14 12:04 pm
- Neb. bill could help parents using child care aid Updated: Mar-08-14 9:32 am
- State says fewer Ohio teens abusing painkillers Updated: Mar-06-14 9:52 am
- Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:15 pm
- 3 groups get Blue Cross grants to fight obesity Updated: Mar-02-14 3:04 pm
- Child with cancer leads school Mardi Gras parade Updated: Mar-01-14 3:29 pm
- USDA adds foods to moms and kids food program Updated: Feb-28-14 12:08 pm
- Study: Hard times drive adult kids to return home Updated: Feb-27-14 7:37 pm
- Teen helps scientists study her own rare disease Updated: Feb-27-14 5:37 pm
- New Mexico flu vaccination for children above US Updated: Feb-27-14 1:16 pm
- Huge study links older dads with kids' psych woes Updated: Feb-26-14 7:59 pm
- A look at the changing obesity landscape for kids Updated: Feb-26-14 4:34 pm
- Stuffed bears help Sioux City woman honor husband Updated: Feb-26-14 2:23 pm
- Cut out junk food ads in schools, government says Updated: Feb-25-14 9:04 pm
- Ga. bill requires coverage for autism therapy Updated: Feb-25-14 8:17 pm
- Michelle Obama visits Miami to promote fitness Updated: Feb-25-14 6:18 pm
- National drop in obese toddlers, study suggests Updated: Feb-25-14 5:47 pm
- FDA weighs unknowns of 3-person embryo technique Updated: Feb-25-14 4:53 pm
- Mom of girl found living in filth gets prison term Updated: Feb-25-14 1:29 pm
- FDA weighs risks of 3-person embryo fertilization Updated: Feb-24-14 10:46 am
WASHINGTON - The Senate Tuesday passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions and to go on record in support of devoting $126 million over the coming decade for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders like autism and Down syndrome.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Patiently waiting can be a challenge for any preschooler.
BEIRUT - Syria's health care system is on the brink of collapse, with medics forced to engage in "brutal medical practices" in order to save lives: knocking out patients with metal bars because of lack of anesthesia, or amputating infants' limbs for lack of other ways to treat their injuries, an international charity organization said in a report published on Monday.
PIERRE, South Dakota - A South Dakota legislative panel has passed a bill to study the effect of Autism Spectrum Disorder on children in the state.
OLATHE, Kansas - The Kansas chapter of the American Heart Association claims state health officials aren't acting quickly enough to require a screening test that could save newborn babies' lives.
OLIVE BRANCH, Mississippi - "He's Sew Fine" by the Chiffons?
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska parents could soon have the ability to take a pay raise and keep their child care subsidy.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fewer Ohio teens are abusing prescription painkillers and using heroin as efforts to address such abuse appear to be working, according to the state Health Department's most recent youth risk survey.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The state's largest insurer is awarding $75,000 to each of three community organizations for initiatives to stem childhood obesity.
BILOXI, Mississippi - A 5-year-old boy with cancer was able to lead a Mardi Gras procession in his hometown on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
WASHINGTON - Pregnant women and mothers who get federal assistance with their grocery bills will now be able to buy more whole-grain foods, yogurt, fish, fruits and vegetables.
LOS ANGELES - More than 2.3 million adult children are living with their parents in California, a 63 percent increase since the Great Recession began seven years ago and a phenomenon straining budgets and pushing some families to the brink of poverty, according to a study released Thursday.
WASHINGTON - First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.
ALBUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico has a flu vaccination rate for children significantly above the national average.
CHICAGO - Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems, including bipolar disorder, autism and attention deficits, according to the largest study to examine the potential links.
NEW YORK - Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through?
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A Sioux City woman says she'll think of her husband this weekend as she drives to Omaha in a car piled high with hundreds of stuffed bears and other toy animals.
WASHINGTON - It's not just about what America's kids are getting in the lunch line.
ATLANTA - The Georgia state senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children under the age of 6.
MIAMI - First Lady Michelle Obama stopped at a Miami rec center Tuesday to continue her fight against childhood obesity by ensuring that children are staying healthy throughout their day, including after the school bell rings.
ATLANTA - Toddler obesity shrank sharply in the past decade, a new study suggests. While promising, it's not proof that the nation has turned a corner in the battle against childhood obesity, some experts say.
WASHINGTON - Genetic experts cautioned the federal government Tuesday that it could take decades to confirm the safety of an experimental fertilization technique that would create babies from the DNA of three people, with the aim of preventing children from inheriting some debilitating diseases.
ROSWELL, New Mexico - A Roswell-area woman whose autistic daughter was found living in filth and confined in a small cage-like room has been sentenced to three years in prison.
WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children.