Misc. Kid's Health News

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12/25/2007
Parents Face Tough Questions When Santa's Magic Fades

The best response to little skeptics? Simply listen, experts say

12/24/2007
Beware Holiday Toys That Can Injure Young Eyes

Darts, BB and paintball guns are among those that pose a threat, experts warn

12/20/2007
Make Safe Toys Your Holiday Priority

Many toys aren't a good fit, particularly for younger children

12/19/2007
Health Tip: Ear Infection May Not Need Antibiotic

But your child must be examined by a doctor

12/18/2007
12/17/2007
Health Tip: Make Exercise Fun

Ways to get young children interested

12/16/2007
Picking the Right Toys Isn't Child's Play

Find items or activities that stretch youngsters' creativity and forge bonds with others, experts say

12/14/2007
Traffic Pollution Hurts Asthmatic Kids' Lungs

Children living near crowded roadways face more than 50% risk of breathing trouble, study finds

12/13/2007
Health Tip: Changing Your Baby's Diaper

Suggestions for first-time parents

12/12/2007
Health Tip: When Your Child Has a Fever

How to keep her comfortable

12/11/2007
Health Tip: Choose Children's Shoes Carefully

Select the right ones for growing feet

12/7/2007
Health Tip: Best Toys for Baby

Both safe and stimulating

12/7/2007
Pneumonia Vaccine Is Keeping Kids Healthier

New shot has cut hospitalizations by more than half, CDC study finds

12/5/2007
Overweight Kids Often Become Obese, Unhealthy Adults

Experts warn of surge in cardiovascular troubles by 2035

12/5/2007
Teen Birth Rates Up for First Time in 14 Years, U.S. Reports

Birth rates among unmarried women, C-section deliveries also hit new high last year

12/5/2007
Health Tip: When Your Child Gets a Nosebleed

Keep yourself and the child calm

12/5/2007
Depressed Moms' Kids at Higher Injury Risk

Boys, especially, were also more likely to 'act out', study found

12/4/2007
Honey Beats Meds at Soothing Kids' Cough

A dose of the sweet stuff helped children sleep, study found

12/3/2007
No Link Between Hepatitis B Shot, MS: Study

New research may help resolve ongoing debate

12/3/2007
Most ERs Not Fully Prepared for Pediatric Patients

Only 6 percent had all the recommended equipment, survey finds

12/2/2007
Breaking Down Barriers to End-of-Life Care for Children

Effective communication with doctors and respect for role of parents are key, survey finds

11/30/2007
Ibuprofen Preserves Lung Function in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis

Therapy slowed respiratory decline by almost a third, study found

11/30/2007
Health Tip: Burping Your New Baby

Suggestions for first-time parents

11/30/2007
We Can! Program Takes Aim at Childhood Obesity

The national partnership wants to create a healthier America

11/29/2007
Health Tip: Cut Baby's Nails

To prevent scratches

11/28/2007
FDA Panel Backs Tougher Warning on Asthma Drugs for Kids

Serevent and Advair need specific child warnings on side effects, pediatric panel says; action follows panel's recommendation to toughen label on flu drugs for kids.

11/26/2007
ATV Injuries on the Rise

Fractures, brain traumas, spinal damage most common reasons for ER visits, study finds

11/25/2007
Tooth Decay Is Kids' Stuff

Attention to dental care can even start in the womb, experts say

11/22/2007
Health Tip: Make the Holidays More Meaningful

Suggestions for you and your children

11/21/2007
Lung Transplants May Not Help Most Cystic Fibrosis Children

Study found little improvement, but procedures have also changed since analysis was made

11/21/2007
Health Tip: Keep Kids on a Realistic Schedule

Avoid planning too many activities

11/20/2007
Rapid Response Teams Can Save Hospitalized Kids

Coordinated care boosts survival of very sick children, study finds

11/16/2007
Health Tip: Sledding Safely

Prevent injuries this winter

11/15/2007
More Black Children Dying From Diabetes

Trend has been accelerating, U.S. figures show

11/15/2007
Health Tip: Controlling Body Odor in Teens

Suggestions to help tame the problem

11/14/2007
Kids Who Skimp on Sleep Tend to Be Fatter

Just 45 minutes more shut-eye a night might make a difference, study finds

11/13/2007
Health Tip: Selecting a Day-Care Center

If you notice these warning signs, stay away

11/12/2007
ADHD Delays Growth of Certain Brain Areas

But affected children do catch up over time, researchers add

11/9/2007
Drugs Can Ease Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

3 trials show some success in helping children

11/8/2007
Summer Vacation Undermines School-Based Weight Loss

Eat-healthy programs work, but kids gain back pounds during holidays, study finds

11/8/2007
Health Tip: Kids Get Indigestion, Too

Here's how to help prevent it

11/8/2007
One-Third of Popular Songs Refer to Substance Abuse

Rap and country top the list with references to alcohol, drugs, study finds

11/6/2007
Reflux Problems Not Limited to Adults

Babies and children can also suffer from severe gastric distress, experts say

11/5/2007
Early Weight Gain Can Mean Heart Trouble Later in Life

Children as young as 7 show signs of cardiovascular risk factors, study finds

11/5/2007
TV Violence May Spur Aggression in Boys

Preschoolers who watched such fare more likely to act out at 7, 10, study found

11/5/2007
Health Tip: Teens Must Get Enough Sleep

Problems that can stem from being too tired

10/30/2007
Too Much TV Can Raise Kids' Blood Pressure

It's linked to obesity, which then triggers hypertension, study suggests

10/29/2007
Defibrillator Use Urged to Save Children's Lives

American Academy of Pediatrics says heart problems in kids have been underestimated

10/26/2007
A Happy Halloween Means Safety First

Key precautions can help to ensure your child's well-being

10/26/2007
Exercise Helps Overweight Youngsters Learn

It boosts the mind and the body, study shows