Standby Drug for Adult Bipolar Disorder May Be Safe, Effective in Children

Study finds lithium can benefit pediatric patients, at least for the short term

Summer Babies May Be Healthier Adults

Researchers link warm-weather birthdays to taller adult height, later puberty

Child Safety Seats Often Incompatible With Cars: Study

Parents should take measurements to ensure seats fit properly inside vehicle, researchers advise

How to Do Breast Self-Exams

Checks should be done once a month, doctor recommends

New Clues to How Gene Affects Women's Body Shape, Diabetes Risk

Study found variants determine where body fat is stored, regulation of fat cells

Decrease Seen in Epidural-Related Complications for C-Sections

Rates for problems linked to certain types of anesthesia down 25 percent over decade, study finds

Doctors Offer Fall Clean-Up Safety Advice

Take special care when using ladders, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says

Dying at Home Brings More Peace Without More Pain, Study Finds

Patients and loved ones found greater comfort spending final days together in familiar place

For Early Breast Cancer, More U.S. Women Choose Less Invasive Treatment

Lumpectomy plus radiation results in nearly 90 percent survival over 10 years, study says

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer Performance

For low-income kids, moving every year may hurt math skills, behavior, study suggests