Michael Wright was just 16 when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and although his friends supported him, he always felt different.
Most U.S. pediatricians say spanking is a bad way to discipline children.
A number of infection control measures need to be taken when giving "kangaroo care" to premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit, researchers say.
More than a half million people are treated for swimming-related accidents in the United States in a given year.
Doctors can't yet predict if someone exposed to the flu will become sick. But such predictions may be getting closer to reality, new research hints.
After briefly leveling off, the U.S. obesity rate may be climbing again, according to a preliminary study.
Many teens and young adults in the United States -- particularly women and girls -- are physically inactive, a new study reveals.
Children with autism are more likely to also have a food, respiratory or skin allergy, new research suggests.
An annual flu shot is key for children with asthma, a new study shows.
Even though folic acid supplements are known to lower the risk of birth defects, poorer women rarely take them before or during pregnancy, a new study shows.
When it comes to kids and medical procedures like needles, expectation is everything.
An important checklist used to screen for autism can miss subtle clues in some children, delaying their eventual diagnosis.