Kids' Ailments Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/23/2001
Bipolar Disorder Hits the Youngest the Hardest

Number of children affected may be 'vastly' underestimated, experts contend

11/18/2001
Keep Your Eye On Your Kid's Vision

Eye exams are crucial to spot and correct difficulties

11/18/2001
Targeting Asthma Triggers

Tobacco smoke, dust mites, pet dander are among the main asthma culprits in the house

11/10/2001
Asthma Project Hoping to Cut Kids' ER Visits

Most of those hospital trips are preventable, experts say

11/4/2001
Too Sick for School?

Parents should check for high fever, vomiting, diarrhea when deciding if Junior stays home, doctors say

10/27/2001
Trauma Counseling for Parents Helps Kids

New research on war refugee mothers proves there are emotional, physical benefits

10/13/2001
The Young and the Anxious

For today's kids, stress is an unwanted companion

9/21/2001
Ringworm Contagious, but Treatable

Kids most vunerable, so check them carefully

9/20/2001
Asthma and School Kids

How to help children cope with the illness

9/16/2001
School Backpacks Can Be Painful Burden

Experts offer suggestions to avoid the strain

9/14/2001
Helping Kids Get Through a Hospital Stay

Some tips to ease the stress

9/7/2001
Listen Up

Tips to avoid kids' ear infections

9/7/2001
Get the Lead Out

Lead poisoning still a risk for kids

9/5/2001
Generation Rx

Are too many kids on Ritalin?

9/3/2001
Cavity Fighters Uncover New Weapon

Antigen in nasal vaccine could prevent kids' tooth-decay bacteria

9/1/2001
Herbal Medicine and Kids

Are herbal products safe for children? Read these cautions and know

8/29/2001
The Added Benefits of Day Care

Kids get early exposure and immunity to illnesses

8/26/2001
Docs Debate Using Lasers on Kids' Ears

Technique touted as painless but not trauma free

8/13/2001
Pesticide Residue Found in Kids

Experts recommend using organic alternatives in home and garden

8/11/2001
How Much Sedation is Enough for Kids?

General anesthesia used less in U.S. than Europe for bone marrow surgery

8/2/2001
Helping the Child Who Stutters

Parents must be good talkers, listeners

7/31/2001
Video Games Also Blast the Users

Kids at risk for repetitive strain injuries

7/30/2001
Keeping Kids Safe

All ERs can treat children, but prevention is best

7/25/2001
Keep Your Grandkids Safe

Make sure medications are out of reach

7/20/2001
Baby Deaths Blamed on Arrogance, Mismanagement

British health officials promise sweeping changes

7/14/2001
Polio-Chronic Fatigue Link Explored

Study to probe childhood 'grippe' connection to syndrome

7/13/2001
Web Sites on Kids' Health Aim Too High

Study says content requires high school education

6/16/2001
Bikes Can be as Dangerous as They're Fun

Don't buy bikes that kids can 'grow into'

6/16/2001
Pool Resources for a Safe Summer

Simple precautions can prevent injuries -- or worse

6/10/2001
The Buzz on Bee Stings

Take precautions if you are allergic, because they could be lethal

6/9/2001
Grim and Bare It

Babies' teeth are being neglected, experts say

6/5/2001
Lawn Care Gets an R Rating

Mowers pose dangers to the young, doctors warn

5/30/2001
Knee Rips Are Sew Fine

Saving the cartilage now may spare child arthritis later

5/20/2001
Along for the Ride

Parents more satisfied accompanying kids on ambulance rides, study says

5/17/2001
Klutzy Kids?

It may be a developmental disorder

5/8/2001
The Diagnosis Your Pediatrician May Miss

Childhood urinary tract infections are more common than parents -- or doctors -- realize

5/8/2001
Study: School Policy Is Too Nit-Picky

Kids shouldn't be sent home because of lice eggs

5/5/2001
Straighten Up Now

Backpacks, computers pose risks for kids' posture

5/5/2001
Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

Simple precautions go a long way, doctors say