Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/2/2007
Down Syndrome Screening Recommended for All Expectant Moms

New guidelines say pregnant women of all ages should get less invasive screen

1/2/2007
Send Summer Camp Homesickness Packing

Tips for parents to help their children enjoy their home away from home

1/2/2007
Media Might Fuel Eating Disorders

Study found teens who read weight-loss articles more likely to practice unhealthy behaviors

12/28/2006
Video Game Injuries a Holiday Hazard

Physical therapy group urges parents to give safety a thumbs up

12/27/2006
Preventing Teen Suicide a Tough Challenge

Spotting it, stopping it a tall order for health-care professionals, experts say

12/27/2006
Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Symptoms may include joint pain, fever, and rash

12/26/2006
Increased Exposure Tames Childhood Egg Allergy

Small study finds gradual boost in consumption builds body's resistance

12/25/2006
Get Active With Kids This Season

Skating, sledding, biking are even more fun when parents join in, experts say

12/25/2006
Unwrapping the Science of Santa's Mystical Journey

Technological advances at North Pole get the job done, one expert says

12/21/2006
A Checklist for Avoiding Common Holiday Dangers

Pediatric group urges families to wrap the gift of safety for children

12/21/2006
12/20/2006
Colazal Sanctioned for Pediatric Colitis

Previously approved for adults

12/19/2006
For Holiday Toys, Think Safety First

Hundreds of thousands of American children suffer injuries every year

12/18/2006
Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's TV Watching

Set limits on time, acceptable programs

12/16/2006
FDA OKs Celebrex for Kids With Arthritis

Says benefits outweigh potential risks, but Pfizer will have to keep a long-term registry to evaluate safety issues

12/12/2006
Younger Siblings May Boost Brain Tumor Risk

The link might be infections passed on in adolescence, researchers say

12/9/2006
College Students Can Pack Stress for Holiday Home Stay

Newfound independence may mean a change in plans for all in the family

12/5/2006
Teen Use of Eating Disorders Web Sites on the Rise

And parents often unaware children are visiting dangerous sites, study finds

12/5/2006
Average U.S. Child Consumes Too Many Calories

Excess of up to 165 calories day --about a can of soda -- creates 'energy gap,' leading to overweight

12/4/2006
Movie, TV Smoking Doubles Kids' Chances of Lighting Up

Study finding underscores need to have FDA regulate sale and marketing of tobacco products, expert says

11/30/2006
Sleep Problems Can Strike Preschoolers, Too

Most don't get enough sleep, experts suspect

11/30/2006
Health Tip: Your Child Needs Regular Eye Exams

Preventive visits protect eye health

11/30/2006
FDA Panel Backs Celebrex for Kids With Arthritis

Says benefits outweigh potential risks to those with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

11/26/2006
Group Launches 'Asthma Friendly' Toy Certification

Santa -- and parents -- may want to check this list for the holiday shopping season

11/22/2006
Health Tip: Ease Your Child's Flu Symptoms

How to comfort her when she's sick

11/21/2006
Health Tip: Watch What Your Child Drinks

Calories in fruit juice, soda add up

11/15/2006
Health Tip: Help the Medicine Go Down

How to make it taste better

11/3/2006
Health Tip: Children Can Become Obese, Too

Suggestions to avoid a life-long problem

10/31/2006
Health Tip: Watch Your Child's Sugar Intake

Sweets are OK in moderation

10/28/2006
Keep Your Kids Safe and Sound This Halloween

Simple precautions can ensure a fun time for all

10/27/2006
Keep Your Kids Safe and Sound This Halloween

Simple precautions can ensure a fun time for all

10/27/2006
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