Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/23/2005
Health Tip: Don't Ignore an Animal Bite

Call a doctor if there are signs of infection

11/22/2005
Health Tip: Protect Your Mouth

Athletes, make sure your mouthguard fits

11/21/2005
Health Tip: Talcum Powder Can Be Toxic

It's poisonous if swallowed

11/14/2005
Eating Out Poses Health Risks for Kids

They're prone to high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease, study finds

11/8/2005
11/7/2005
Smoking in Movies Linked to Teen Tobacco Use

Films may boost risk by 2.6 times, a new study suggests

11/7/2005
Children Living Among Non-Relatives at Risk for Violence

50 times likelier to die from injury than children living with biological parents, study finds

11/3/2005
Blame Puberty for Teen Sleep Patterns

Study finds natural changes make adolescents hit the sack later

11/3/2005
Health Tip: Treating Splinters at Home

Here's what parents can do

11/1/2005
Health Tip: Kids and ATVs Don't Mix

All-terrains should only be used by people 16 and older

10/30/2005
Make Halloween a Treat for Your Kids

Simple precautions can ensure a safe, healthy night of fun, experts say

10/27/2005
Teen Smoking Levels Off as State Spending Falls

Cuts in anti-smoking ads take their toll, new survey finds

10/24/2005
Depression Not Only Factor in Teen Suicides

Study finds other mental disorders, environment also play a role

10/24/2005
Schizophrenia Linked to Genetic Mutation

Researchers found a third of children with mutation developed the disorder

10/21/2005
Study Refutes Soft Drinks' Impact on Kids' Obesity

Researchers say school policies restricting sodas in vending machines would not be effective

10/21/2005
10/20/2005
Kids Find Beer Ads Appealing

Research shows animal actors help push the brand

10/19/2005
Health Tip: Protecting Kids Who Lift Weights

Make sure they don't expect too much

10/19/2005
Health Tip: Your Child Doesn't Eat Meat

Make sure her diet contains enough nutrients

10/18/2005
Health Tip: When There's an Emergency

Your child should know what to do

10/17/2005
Health Tip: Don't Leave Your Infant Alone

Especially on a changing table or near a pet

10/17/2005
Health Tip: Jumping for Joy Over a Trampoline?

Doctors say a child can easily get hurt

10/14/2005
Adult Obesity May Trace to Infancy

Heavy babies might be at risk of a lifetime of weight problems, study suggests

10/14/2005
10/13/2005
Health Tip: Identifying Tonsillitis

Learn the warning signs

10/13/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Pinworms

Suggestions to reduce your child's risk

10/10/2005
Health Tip: Storing Your Pesticides

Follow directions on the label

10/10/2005
Health Tip: Take Halloween Precautions

Inspect candy thoroughly

10/7/2005
Saying Goodbye to Early Memories

By age 10, kids can't recall their preschool experiences, study finds

10/7/2005
10/6/2005
A Parent's Stroke Often Affects Children

Behavioral problems, depression can be common reactions, study finds

10/5/2005
Higher-Priced Fruits, Veggies Linked to Weight Gain in Kids

Finding may help explain obesity epidemic, particularly in poorer areas, study says

10/4/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Sibling Rivalry

Make the older child feel loved

10/4/2005
Health Tip: Does Your Child Have Scoliosis?

Here are some warning signs

9/26/2005
Health Tip: Cap Your Child's Soda Habit

Consider less sugary alternatives

9/26/2005
Health Tip: Is Your Teen Drinking?

Signs of alcohol abuse

9/22/2005
Schools Still Offer Too Much Junk Food: Report

Although some states are doing better than others, federal review finds

9/15/2005
Health Tip: If Your Child's Sinuses Are Blocked

Seek treatment to avoid an infection

9/14/2005
Undergrads Have Good Handle on How Much They Drink

But it's still probably too much alcohol, new study suggests

9/13/2005
Health Tip: Treating Iron Deficiency Anemia

Mix iron pill with juice to make it taste better

9/13/2005
It All Adds Up for Kindergarteners

Arithmetic seems to be innate for 5-year-olds, study suggests

9/8/2005
Childhood Depression Tricky to Treat

Lack of evidence on whether antidepressants up suicide risk clouds picture, review finds

9/8/2005
Health Tip: When Your Glands Are Swollen

You could have an infection

9/7/2005
9/6/2005
Fat Content of Breast Milk Increases with Time

Researchers say they aren't sure what finding means

9/5/2005
Chernobyl Legacy Not as Dark as Feared

20 years later, international report finds reasons for hope

9/1/2005
More Than 2.5 Million U.S. Kids Medicated for ADHD

Report finds many more have been diagnosed with the disorder

9/1/2005
Health Tip: When Your Children Are Grieving

Signs that they may need professional help

8/31/2005
New Treatment Approved for Short Children

Drug to help those with rare condition that neutralizes growth hormone

8/31/2005
Health Tip: Don't Smoke Near Your Kids

Second-hand smoke is harmful