The more mothers work during their children's lifetimes, the more likely their kids are to be overweight or obese, a U.S. study published Friday found.
Pediatricians yesterday urged doctors and parents to join hands in helping children to conquer their doctor-phobia after a recent survey showed that more than 90 percent of children said they would cry whenever they go to see doctors while nearly 60 percent of children said they had nightmares following their visits to hospitals.
Parents beware. Telling your child to clean their plate may help produce a fussy eater, while tight control of what they eat could make children prone to overeating, according to a study.
It's a happy moment for people who see the Happy Meal as anything but.
Infants born with jaundice are at much greater risk of developing autism, a study published Monday showed.
Hiding the TV remote and games console controller is a good thing to do to kids if it's the only way to limit the time they spend in front of a screen, according to a study published Monday.
Children under the age of five who don't get enough sleep at night are more likely than kids who do get their 40 winks to become obese at a young age, a study published Monday showed.
Taiwanese children are picky eaters with unhealthy dietary habits, studies conducted by the Child Welfare League Foundation yesterday revealed.
The Council of Agriculture (COA) said yesterday that it will step up checks for salmonella after foreign wire services recently reported that children could be infected with salmonella by touching pet food.
Fido's food may be making kids sick, a U.S. government report warns, detailing the first known salmonella outbreak in humans, mostly young children, linked to pet food.