Condition Center: Adolescent

Preventive Care Lacking for US Kids

Preventing illness in children is often much easier than treating a disease. But new reports warned that many US kids may not be getting full prevent...

US Kids May Eat Too Much Salt

Cravings for salty snacks can start young, but so can health issues like high blood pressure. A new report found that the sodium intake of US kids ma...

ADHD Medicines May Not Stunt Growth

ADHD is often treated with stimulants, which some researchers and parents are concerned could limit children's growth. But new research may relieve t...

HPV Vaccine May Have Staying Power

Not only does the HPV vaccine protect against human papillomavirus, but it also reduces the risk of cancers caused by HPV. Yet it only protects a per...

Back-to-School Health

Parents around the country are gearing up to take their kids back to school for a new year. Make sure they're healthy when the learning begins.