Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

8/30/2005
8/30/2005
Health Tip: Prevent Diaper Rash

Zinc oxide ointment should do the trick

8/26/2005
The Basics of Backpack Safety

Tips to lighten the load

8/26/2005
Youth Is No Shield Against Sport Injuries

As more kids play competitive sports, care must be taken to ensure safety, experts say

8/25/2005
Health Tip: The Impact of Divorce on Your Children

Don't involve them in parental disputes

8/23/2005
8/19/2005
Violent Video Games Spur Aggression in Kids

Review of studies finds strong short-term effects, especially in boys

8/19/2005
Health Tip: When to Change a Toothbrush

Every three months, or after an illness

8/18/2005
Health Tip: Safe Use of Baby Strollers

Always use the restraints

8/16/2005
Health Tip: Tongue Piercing Has Its Risks

Including risk of infection

8/12/2005
Health Tip: Reduce Your Child's Risk of Choking

Don't let him run with food in his mouth

8/12/2005
Back to School, Back to Germs

Survey of U.S. teachers finds classrooms crawling with infectious 'bugs'

8/11/2005
Back to School, Back to Germs

Survey of U.S. teachers finds classrooms crawling with infectious 'bugs'

8/11/2005
Many Dads Unknowingly Raising Others' Kids

Increase in paternity testing reveals 1 in 25 men raising children not their own, study says

8/10/2005
Delayed Ear Tube Surgery Doesn't Delay Development

Speech, language unaffected by the timing of procedure in healthy kids, study finds

8/10/2005
Health Tip: Stop Teen Smokers Before They Start

Help them handle stress in other ways

8/8/2005
8/5/2005
Asthma Drug Helps Kids with Sleep Apnea

Anti-inflammatory pill an alternative to tonsil removal, researchers say

8/5/2005
8/2/2005
Skipping Infant Brain Cancer Screen Saved Money

Evidence later showed neuroblastoma test didn't save lives, researchers add

8/2/2005
Bringing Health Coverage to America's Uninsured Kids

Campaign seeks to tell working families they may qualify for government programs

8/2/2005
Many Kids Getting Multiple Psychiatric Medications

But researchers say side effects, interactions largely unknown

8/2/2005
Injuries At Home Cause Most Childhood Deaths

Black children twice as likely as whites to die from those injuries, study says

8/2/2005
Health Tip: Keep Kids' Gums Healthy

Tell your doctor if you see warning signs

8/2/2005
Health Tip: Helping Teens Who are Shy

How to feel more comfortable around others

8/1/2005
Teens Want to Bulk Up

Study finds a third think about becoming more toned, having bigger muscles