Kids

Study: Kids Can Be Diagnosed With Autism At 14 Months

(CNN) - A new study suggests that children can be reliably diagnosed with autism earlier than is now recommended. Autism is a spectrum disorder that can affect social skills, behavior and communication abilities. Current guidelines state that children can…

NYT: Vatican Admits Secret Rules For Priests Who Have Kids

(CNN) - A report in the New York Times says the Vatican maintains secret guidelines for priests who father children despite their vows of celibacy. Vincent Doyle, a man whose father was a catholic priest, told the times that…

Migrant Mom, Kids In Viral Photo Enter U.S.

(CNN) - The woman photographed running with her kids away from tear gas at the U.S.-Mexico border in November is in the U.S. right now. Maria Lila Meza Castro and her kids were allowed into the country late Monday…

Rethinking "Elf On The Shelf"

(KPRC) It's the time of year when "Elf on the Shelf" starts up tomfoolery around the house. The children's book tells readers the elf is watching little boys and girls to report good or…

Study: More Than 90% World's Kids Breathe Toxic Air

(CNN) - The World Health Organization says more than 90% of the world's children breathe toxic air. The report was published ahead of the WHO's first global conference on air pollution and health. It reveals children breathe air so…

Fast Flu Relief On The Horizon?

(NBC News) Faster relief from the flu could be just around the corner. Studies are showing an experimental drug called Baloxavir can help ease flu symptoms within just a few days, much like Tamiflu.…

Study: 1 in 20 U.S. Kids Harmed by Alcohol in the Womb

(CNN) - More children have been affected by drinking during pregnancy than previously thought. According to a study published Tuesday in the journal of the American Medical Association; up to one in 20 American kids falls somewhere on the spectrum…