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children

Could a pet dog boost brain health?

Children who grow up in pup-friendly homes might face lower risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.

Do early interactions shape smarts?

Your intellect and behavioral tendencies may depend in part on the amount of affection you experienced as a kid.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

Fish oil—the male fertility pill?

For men, omega-3 fatty acids might contribute to reproductive improvements and higher testosterone levels.

Generations after ban, pesticides linger

Long-prohibited chemicals are still showing up in the blood of expectant moms—and it's likely affecting development of the baby.

The power of purpose

Those who find true meaning in their life are more likely to enjoy physical and emotional well-being.

Expecting? 10 tips to manage the merrymaking

Pregnancy adds a whole new dimension to hectic holiday schedules—but there are plenty of ways to keep life in check.

1 in 3 kids are sleep-deprived

Children ages 6 to 12 should be getting at least nine hours of sleep each night—but 12 would be better.

5 tips for a healthier Halloween

A pediatric dietitian who's also a mom shares some handy tips for handling the inevitable surge of sweets.

The growing melanoma risk

The incidence of deadly melanoma on the head and neck has risen steadily in young adults and children.

Patient Story

‘It is the hardest day’

Two boys, both born early, fill the Neubert family with joy.

CDC: Polio-like illness season arrives

Mysterious condition typically afflicts children, resulting in paralysis and respiratory problems.

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