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More Tummy Troubles for Kids with Autism
Caring for a child with autism comes with struggles, and many parents may find that stomach problems in kids may be part of those struggles.
How Height and Weight Could Expose Celiac Disease
Break out the tape measure and scale. Measurements like height and weight could help doctors spot celiac disease earlier in kids.
Cleaning Breastfed Baby’s New Teeth
Breastfeeding is a great way to give babies a healthy future. Recently, the dental community has debated about how to keep breastfed babies' teeth healthy. 
Weaker Bones in Kids with Stomach Problems
Milk can do the body good. But if the calcium can't be absorbed well by kids, their bones don't do so well either. Kids with long-term digestive problems have lower bone density as they grow older, new research has found.
Bigger, Badder Tooth From Poverty
Keeping your teeth healthy is hard to do, especially when poverty is a factor. And for kids growing up in hard economic times, keeping the entire body healthy is a real challenge.
Surgery Helps Children With Crohn's
Going under the knife for any surgery can make patients uneasy. But for children with long-term stomach troubles, the option can do more good than harm.
My Bacteria Is Better Than Yours
Everyone's got billions of little critters hanging out in their gut. They're helpful little critters — they aid the digestive and immune systems. But what you eat changes what they are.
Subtle Long-Term Impacts of Child Abuse
Experiencing abuse as a child means more than a higher risk of mental illness. Researchers are learning that abused children are at risk for various long-term physical issues as well.
Oral Food Challenge: It's Not a New Reality Series
Many children are avoiding potentially nutritious food unnecessarily based on incomplete information about possible food allergies, according to a new study from National Jewish Health.
Constipated Classrooms
Elementary school children who don't like fruits and vegetables are 13 times more likely to suffer from functional constipation than those who do, according to a new study.