Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/24/2006
10/21/2006
Study Sparks Debate on Ritalin Use in Preschoolers

Researchers found it worked for some severe cases

10/20/2006
Health Tip: Feeding Your Baby

Precautions to take when preparing a bottle

10/19/2006
Health Tip: If Your Child is a Sleepwalker

Here's how to keep her safe

10/16/2006
Health Tip: Growing Pains?

How to comfort your child

10/15/2006
Low-Cal Drinks Help Teens Trim Down

Study found some lost a pound a month

10/11/2006
Health Tip: If Your Child is Vomiting

When you should call for medical help

10/3/2006
Health Tip: Deafness in Children

Here are some common causes

10/2/2006
One-Third of U.S. Kids Are Unfit

Researchers renew call for more physical activity to keep children healthy

10/2/2006
Smoke Alarms With Mother's Voice Wake Kids Faster

Traditional tonal alerts less effective at rousing children from deep sleep, study finds

9/29/2006
No Need for Shame With Head Lice

But simple steps can protect your child -- and you

9/28/2006
Inner-City Montessori School Creates Model Citizens

Children perform well academically and are socially responsible, study contends

9/26/2006
Health Tip: Symptoms of Lead Poisoning

Call your doctor if your child has these signs

9/26/2006
Health Tip: Soothing a Cough

Suggestions to stop the hacking

9/25/2006
Health Tip: Calm the Itch of Chicken Pox

Home remedies can keep your child comfortable

9/22/2006
Health Tip: Can Physical Therapy Help Your Child?

It can help improve many conditions

9/20/2006
Health Tip: Planning Meals for Your Children

Keep them on a regular schedule

9/13/2006
Health Tip: Bathing Your Baby

Suggestions to keep her safe

9/12/2006
Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Fever

Know when to call the doctor

9/8/2006
Driver's-License Limits Reduce Teen Crashes

Study of California law reveals 23 percent drop in accidents with 16-year-olds

9/7/2006
Teenage Alcoholism Can Have Lifelong Effects

Young drinkers less likely to seek treatment, more likely to relapse, study finds

9/6/2006
Health Tip: When to Keep Your Child Home

Prevent the spread of illness at day care

9/4/2006
Health Tip: Keep Your Child Safe on the Bus

Here's how to prevent accidents

8/30/2006
Health Tip: Your Child's Pacifier

It shouldn't be used once permanent teeth emerge

8/29/2006
Health Tip: Backpack Safety

Here's how to prevent injury

8/29/2006
New Cholesterol Guidelines Proposed for Teens

Gender, age taken into account to assess future heart-disease risk

8/28/2006
Teens Injured on Job Highlight Safety Lapses

Study urges better training and standards to avoid potential dangers

8/28/2006
8/25/2006
'Morning-After' Pill Approval Prompts Mixed Reactions

Some say age restrictions won't limit teen pregnancies; others say contraceptive will boost promiscuity

8/24/2006
'Morning-After' Pill Approved for Over-the-Counter Sales

FDA restricts access for those under 18; ruling follows three-year delay

8/24/2006
8/22/2006
Sleep Apnea in Children Linked to Lower IQ Scores, Learning Impairment

Whether damage is permanent or reversible needs further investigation, study says

8/22/2006
Good Parenting Can Cut Kids' Sunburn Risk

When attentive moms and dads teach safer behaviors, kids have better time outdoors

8/22/2006
Health Tip: After Tonsillectomy

Help your child recover

8/21/2006
Insulin Resistance a Marker of Heart Risk for Teens

Increased chance of diabetes, cardiovascular disease found, report says

8/21/2006
Health Tip: Piercing Your Child's Ears

Take these precautions to avoid complications

8/18/2006
8/13/2006
Think 'Light' Going Back to School

Spine society urges parents, kids to avoid backpack-related injuries

8/10/2006
Pregnant Teens Have Unrealistic Views of Motherhood

Many think it will bring them closer to their boyfriends, survey finds

8/10/2006
Fewer Teens Engage in Risky Sexual Behavior

Researchers say safe-sex AIDS messages may be working for some, but not all, children

8/7/2006
Health Tip: Does Your Child Have Croup?

Bark-like cough is a primary sign

8/7/2006
Shopping Carts Top List of Kids' Health Hazards

20,000 injured last year, child restraints urged

8/7/2006
Watching Pro Wrestling on TV May Spur Violence Among Teens

Even girls are susceptible to the effect, study says

8/4/2006
Breast-Fed Babies Handle Stress Better Later in Life: Study

Much less likely to be anxious than those who had been bottle-fed

8/2/2006
Health Tip: If Your Child Has Flat Feet

It's usually not something to worry about

8/1/2006
Health Tip: Prevent Bedwetting

How to help your child have a dry night

7/31/2006
FDA to Reconsider Sale of Plan B

At issue is whether to make the contraceptive an over-the-counter drug

7/28/2006
Health Tip: Controlling Your Child's Narcolepsy

Consistent sleep schedule may help

7/27/2006
Health Tip: If Your Child Stutters

Be patient, and help her relax

7/24/2006
Health Tip: Signs of Colic

Crying could also mean that your baby is sick