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A combination of reduced screen time and getting a good night's sleep could be crucial to lessening impulsivity in children, a new study suggests.
A 12-year-old girl from Connecticut has designed a stuffed animal pouch to cover IV bags to make hospital visits less intimidating for young patients.
Too many young kids are using too much toothpaste, increasing their risk of streaky or splotchy teeth when they get older, according to a government survey released Thursday.
New research from Hong Kong has shown that children who spend time in nature may benefit from fewer behavioural and emotional problems and improved pro-social behaviour.
Ontario's child welfare system is letting youth down by ignoring their cultural and emotional needs and failing to allow them a direct say in their own care, the province's chief coroner said Tuesday.
From high infant mortality rates to startling statistics on abuse, a new report highlights troubling concerns about the well-being of Canadian children.
In an opinion piece published in the Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal, scientists argue adolescence now lasts from the age of 10 to 24.
A young child is injured while using a crib, stroller or other nursery product every eight minutes in the U.S., a new study finds. And researchers say injury rates are on the rise.
Canada is the fifth most prosperous nation in the world but its youngest citizens are behind their global peers when it comes to poverty, exercise, infant mortality and several other key measures, according to a new report.
It's well-established that Canadian children are not as active as they could be. Now a new study suggests they may be among the least active kids in the world.
New U.S. research suggests that parents could play two roles in influencing their children's eating habits, by both passing on their genetic makeup and serving as role models of eating behavior.