Too much time is spent sitting, rather than playing during sports practices, a new study shows. Credit: CorbisKids are so busy these days. After-...Only about a quarter of children playing organized sports are getting the amount of exercise recommended by the government during team practice, the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine reports.
People participate in a candlelight vigil for Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide in September. Credit: Reena Rose Sib...The good news is that 70 percent of the LGBT youth in the study didn't meet the criteria for any mental disorders.
Plus size models are becoming more popular on the runway. Credit: William West, AFP/Getty ImagesPerhaps the media doesn't exactly dictate reality...Despite efforts by the media, the number of children and adolescents being diagnosed with eating disorders continues to rise.
Study shows that helmet laws are not universal. Credit: CorbisWear a helmet. It seems like obvious advice, particularly if th...New studies show that motorcycle accidents are a significant source of traumatic brain injuries in adolescents and that they are more likely to wear helmets if the laws are more stringent.
Does your kid really need to be on a diet? Credit: Getty ImagesIn light of America's child obesity epidemic, it sounds like good news: A quarter ...Those diapers are looking tight. Time to go on a diet, little one.
Bottle feeding or breast-feeding, you're wiped out. Credit: Getty Images It's either good news or bad news, depending on your perspecti...It's either good news or bad news, depending on your perspective: A new study shows that breast-feeding and bottle feeding mothers are equally exhausted.
Back away from the PB and J ... Credit: Getty ImagesMoms-to-be: Put down the peanut butter and step away from the grape jelly. Your sticky indulg...Step away from the Skippy. Or maybe not.