(AP) -- Health officials say one reason so many American kids are overweight is that few have a nearby place to play and exercise.
(AP) -- Kids under 13 aren't allowed on Facebook, but that hasn't stopped many of them from joining.
Middle-school children whose parents restrict access to R-rated movies are substantially less likely to start drinking than their peers who are allowed to see such films, a new study suggests.
Innovative, kid-friendly strategies for losing weight and gaining nutrition savvy-plus physical fitness skills-are emerging from scientific studies funded by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS).
(AP) -- The video game industry is doing a better job at keeping young kids away from violent and other inappropriate content than the music and movie businesses, according to a new report by the Federal Trade Commission.
(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 16 percent of children and adolescents in the United States are overweight-a doubling of the estimated incidence of overweight among children and a tripling of the rate among adolescents in the ...
For kids, ringing a neighbor's doorbell, yelling "trick or treat," and receiving candy brings plenty of smiles, but for many the real fun of Halloween happens when you turn your plastic jack-o'-lantern candy bucket upside ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Kids and teens in inner-city neighbourhoods have parks and places in which to play and be physically active, but their perceptions of "stranger danger" keep many of them away.
(AP) -- Thirteen-year-old Andrea Levy ticked off a mental list of rules to follow when her guest arrived: Greet her at the door. Introduce her to the family. Offer a cold drink.
(AP) -- The government is urging parents to have a backup plan for caring for their kids in case they are hit by swine flu once the new school year begins.