Previous research has shown that the practice of allowing youngsters to taste or sip alcohol is associated with their parents’ attitudes toward acceptance of drinking and alcohol use. Now a new study examines whether children who sip alcohol at an early age progress to early-onset drinking and other negative behaviors in adolescence and young adulthood.
After years of knowing that obesity and asthma had some connection, but not whether obesity brought about asthma or vice versa, new evidence may finally hold the answer.
Although pediatric cancers are rare and the rate for all childhood and adolescent cancers combined has remained stable from 2000 to 2009, a new study reveals that 2 children’s cancers appear to have increased rates of diagnoses.
Despite overwhelming information on the benefits of sunscreen and the harms of tanning, the number of high school students using sunscreen has been on the decline since 2001 while the number using tanning devices has risen in prevalence, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
How vaccines are presented to parents can increase their intention to vaccinate their children, according to a recent study on emphasizing the benefits of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine to parents.