| Mar 3, 2010
| 10:07 AM
LOS ANGELES -- An attorney for Michael Jackson's mother says the pop star's children were never exposed to a stun gun at the family's home.
Child service workers were called to the Jackson family estate in Encino Monday to investigate the weapon's...
| Apr 27, 2010
For Martha Swirzinski, a movement education teacher, it's all about keeping children moving in their classrooms.
"I've been involved with movement and children for more than 15 years," said Swirzinski, who received her master's degree in kinesiology, the...
| Apr 21, 2010
Every day, about 19,000 children in the United States get a CT scan, which carries a radiation level equivalent to 30 to 442 chest X-rays.
The booming use of the scans along with research showing their overuse and link to cancer has experts launching...
| Apr 11, 2010
Threatening to rouse the colicky baby of modern family life, a new Australian study suggests that children of women who work part time are healthier than those of mothers who work full time or who are not in the work force.
Published by the journal...
| Mar 14, 2010
When little Danielle Dolgoff was just 3 years old, she looked up from her lunch and asked her mom how many calories were in her turkey sandwich.
"It's a ‘green light' food," pediatrician Joanna Dolgoff told her daughter. "Don't worry about...
| Apr 20, 2010
Children with autism are often calmed by riding on a swing; some do it for hours every day. But doctors are warning of a danger that can occur when wear and tear causes small metal fragments to peel from the suspension apparatus and fall into children's...
| Apr 28, 2010
Sixteen-year-old Arnold James has a hard time picturing life without his cell phone.
"It would probably be like drug addicts feel when they're getting off of drugs," says the Wilde Lake High School student, who often uses his phone during school hours....
| Apr 26, 2010
Myles Williams was a happy-go-lucky kindergartner who started coming home each day with a soggy shirt collar.
His parents were mystified until his teacher called to report that Myles, 5, was chewing on his shirt and acting anxious. She asked if...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 4:52 PM
January is the month for new beginnings – and that's evident not just in gyms, but also in family court, where every new year brings a spike in the number of people filing for divorce.
So for divorce attorneys, the new year is usually a busy time....
| Jul 12, 2010
| 4:32 PM
A new federal report out today indicates all is not well with America's chldren. That probably should come as no surprise, since we are tangled in the worst economic mess since the Great Depression. But unlike then, no one yet has gone around with a...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Our daughter was about two when we enrolled her in a water-safety program. We don't own a pool. Nor live near a lake. But found the classes important, since so many of our friends and neighbors do. Each year, more than 830 children younger than 14 die...
| Mar 24, 2010
African American children with sickle cell disease are at high risk of intellectual disabilities, hearing and vision deficits and frequent severe headaches, federal researchers said Tuesday.
Children with the inherited disease are at least four times...