Child Development News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/20/2001
Suffering for Their Art

Young dancers and musicians can fall victim to certain injuries

10/10/2001
Sesame Street Plants Seed of Achievement

Educational television prepares kids for school, says study

10/6/2001
School Daze

Not all kids are emotionally ready to learn

10/2/2001
Kids With TV Curbs Do More Homework

They hit the books when there's no set in their bedroom, study shows

9/22/2001
Spanking Study Sparks Outcry

Conclusions renew debate over whether such punishment harms kids

9/21/2001
High Schools Not Always High on Healthy Habits

But anti-violence education is up

9/19/2001
From Temper Tantrums to Time Served

Study links pre-school behavior and adult crime

9/19/2001
The Name of the Game Is Crossing the Street

Kids who can focus on game tend to cross streets safely

9/18/2001
Sweet Dreams

Tips to protect sleeping babies

9/18/2001
Kids' Vaccine in Short Supply

Meningitis, pneumonia drug limited to most vulnerable, say officials

9/17/2001
Don't Spoil That Child

Giving kids too much is unhealthy for children and parents

9/14/2001
Baby Meningitis Can Damage Long-Term Health

Learning, behavior problems rise 10-fold in infants who get meningitis, says new study

9/13/2001
ATLAS Doesn't Shrug

Program targets sports supplements abuse by male high school students

9/9/2001
Bedtime: The Start of a Great Day at School

Students, even high schoolers, need to sleep nine hours a night

9/7/2001
The Good Humor Man as Truant Officer

N.Y. schools to fight absenteeism by offering ice cream

9/7/2001
Walker with Wheels No Deal for Tots

Claiming they're unsafe, pediatricians want devices banned

9/5/2001
Babies Can Babble With Their Fingers

Study finds they can communicate with deaf parents

9/4/2001
No Need to Spare the Rod

Study finds some spanking is OK

8/30/2001
Big League Difference in Little Boys

Older boys in Little League baseball have unfair edge, say experts

8/27/2001
Occasional Spanking OK, Study Says

Conclusion likely to stir debate again

8/19/2001
Baby Molds

Shape of their future starts with their heads

8/14/2001
Health Raves for Soy Babes

Soy formulas as healthy as cow's milk, says study

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