Child Development News

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Article Title
8/13/2001
Blame Sire for Kid's Spare Tire

Dad's gene may lead to obese child, says study

8/10/2001
Heftier Babies Have Higher IQs

More pounds at birth mean more smarts by age 7, says study

8/9/2001
Adopted Teens More Prone to Suicide

But family ties can offset the risk, says study

8/8/2001
If the Shoe Fits ...

Make sure your kids wear the right size

8/7/2001
New Danger for Drinking While Pregnant

Even a weekly glass of alcohol can lead to behavioral problems in your child, study says

8/7/2001
The Tussle Over Tube Time

Parents need to monitor kids' TV viewing

8/7/2001
Black Women Less Likely To Breast-feed Babies

May be major factor in higher infant death rate, suggests study

8/4/2001
When Parents Snooze, Kids Lose

Unsupervised teens tend to do booze, drugs and smokes, national survey says

8/2/2001
Teens and Stress

Some tips to help you cope

8/1/2001
Working on the Family Vacation

Parents now turn to the kids to help plan 'quality experiences'

7/30/2001
Reaping Reading's Benefits

Why parents should read to their kids

7/29/2001
Fitness Clubs Catering to Kids

Children jump on workout bandwagon at parents' gyms

7/28/2001
Building a Better Boy

A pet can bring out his nurturing side, says researcher

7/27/2001
Home Alone

At what age can your child become a 'latchkey kid?'

7/10/2001
Culture Shapes Childhood Memories

Study finds Americans, Chinese differ in what they remember

6/11/2001
Study IDs Signs of Severe Epilepsy in Kids

Doctors can find those needing bolder therapy

6/9/2001
Growing Pains Can Be Serious

Active youngsters are at risk for growth plate injuries

6/9/2001
Grim and Bare It

Babies' teeth are being neglected, experts say

6/8/2001
You Can Account for Taste

Pregnant mothers may pass on preferences to babies

6/5/2001
He Has a Brain Wave

Teen brains are a work in progress, researcher says

6/4/2001
Twin Vices Unfiltered in Kids' Films

Smoking and drinking are common, and not discouraged, in animated movies

6/4/2001
Guns Trigger Dangerous Play

Most boys handle firearms they find, study says

6/4/2001
Low Iron Doesn't Add Up for Kids

Math scores suffer when kids, particularly girls, have iron deficiency, study says

5/31/2001
Fitness Clubs Catering to Kids

Children jump on workout bandwagon at parents' gyms

5/30/2001
Kids' Snoring Linked to Hyperactivity

Sleep loss could explain some attention problems, new research finds

5/29/2001
Lead's Deadly Legacy

Heavy metal linked to homicides

5/29/2001
Baby Talk

It's never too early to read to your child

5/28/2001
Sign Language Improves Reading Skills

Students without hearing problems benefit

5/24/2001
Preemies' Problems Know No Borders

Low-birthweight children in different countries have similar behavioral difficulties

5/23/2001
Sexist Little Kids

Boys and girls divide play early along gender lines

5/23/2001
Night Light's Bright Side

Doesn't cause myopia in kids, says study

5/15/2001
He Ain't Heavy; He's My (Breast-fed) Baby

Mother's milk may prevent obesity

5/14/2001
'Bad' Parenting Causes Psychiatric Woes

Common behaviors raise risk 29%, study says

5/10/2001
A Spark of Help for Kids Who Start Fires

Teaching anger control -- and more -- helps extinguish further trouble

5/9/2001
Lead Therapy Won't Reverse Brain Damage

Study: Prevention better than chelation

5/7/2001
Parents Urged To Skimp on Fruit Juice

Pediatricians say kids drink too much

5/4/2001
Early Iron Lack Causes Later Problems

Hearing, vision affected even if infant is treated for deficiency

5/3/2001
Hazing Targets Younger Kids

Study finds middle and high school athletes at risk