Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/10/2002
Keeping Kids Kinetic

Home exercise tips for your children

8/9/2002
Dirt and Dust Arm You Against Allergies

Cleanliness, antibiotics may cheat developing immune system, study says

8/8/2002
Minimizing the Pain of 'Back to School'

Backpacks can cause injuries; here are some safety tips

8/8/2002
Toddlers Can Learn Foreign Tongues

Study finds they can distinguish language patterns

8/8/2002
Child Vaccines in Short Supply

Despite promotions to have kids vaccinated

8/7/2002
Shaping Up Kids' Eating Habits

Middle schoolers need constant reminders and support, study says

8/6/2002
Does Your Child Have an Ear Infection?

Parents need to watch for symptoms

8/6/2002
Vision Problems Affect Many Preschoolers

Early detection and treatment of eye conditions can save sight

8/6/2002
Stuttering Tied to Brain Abnormality

German discovery won't change treatment for now, experts say

8/3/2002
Add Seeing to Reading and Writing

Group says children should have eye exam before start of school

8/2/2002
Genetic Link Found in Some Violent Men

Study finds gene variant coupled with childhood abuse can make the difference

7/31/2002
New Class of Antipsychotic Drug Helps Severe Autism

Risperidone eases form of disease marked by tantrums, self-harm

7/31/2002
Vaccine Effort to Target Adolescents, Older Minorities

Officials call teens the 'orphans' of immunization program

7/30/2002
New U.S. Health Insurance Booklet is Bilingual

Offers information on Medicaid in both Spanish and English

7/26/2002
Injuries Top Kids' Medicaid Bills

Falls, burns, poisonings lead the list, Johns Hopkins study says

7/23/2002
Play it Safe

Sports can be fun -- if kids know what they're doing

7/22/2002
It Takes a City

Community unites in effort to reduce obesity and encourage exercise

7/19/2002
Not Just Fido's Problem

Fleas bite people, too

7/18/2002
Whooping Cough Still a Threat

CDC sees more cases of the disease in the U.S.

7/17/2002
Water Hazards

Children at risk of drowning

7/16/2002
Parents, Hear This

Infant deafness screening crucial

7/13/2002
Why Teens Run Away

Physical and sexual abuse primary reason, survey finds

7/12/2002
It's No Fish Tale -- Cod Liver Oil Works

Kids who take it have fewer ear infections, study finds

7/12/2002
Arthritis Strikes Kids, Too

Parents often ignore early warning signs

7/12/2002
American Children Score Health Gains

But certain measures still concern federal officials, report says

7/9/2002
Pilot Program Teaches AIDS Awareness to Black Teens

Researchers looking for way to stem AIDS tide among young blacks

7/9/2002
Parents Don't Do All They Can to Protect Kids from Asthma

Smokers and pets abound in homes with asthmatic children

7/9/2002
Tooth Wisdom

Dental risk factors for kids

7/7/2002
How to Say 'No' to Kids, Nicely

Advice on dealing with children who nag

7/5/2002
Here's Looking at You, Kid

Defining "the look"

7/3/2002
Spanking's Cons Appear to Outweigh Pros

Studies link it to aggression, abuse

7/2/2002
Latino Kids Are Sicker, but Receive Less Care

Experts: Pay more attention to largest minority group

7/1/2002
Children Setting Table for Heart Disease

Heart doctors urge change in habits now to prevent disease later

7/1/2002
One-Quarter of NYC Children Got Post 9/11 Counseling

Manhattan kids whose parents suffered stress were most likely to get therapy

7/1/2002
Lead Poisoning Strikes the Unborn

Buildup in mom's bone transferred to babies

6/28/2002
Moms Ignoring Breast-Feeding Advice

Compliance rates lowest among black and poor women

6/28/2002
Debunking the Sugar High

Duke researchers say there's no such thing with children

6/27/2002
Teens Engaging Less in Risky Behavior

CDC survey finds more buckle up, avoid drugs and tobacco

6/27/2002
For Crying Out Loud!

When do kids stop screaming so loud?

6/27/2002
It's All in the Timing

When's best to speak to your kids

6/26/2002
Study: Anti-Vaccine Web Sites Rely on Emotion

Author says they offer little scientific evidence

6/26/2002
Proteins Linked to Underweight Babies

Studies shed light on lightness in full-term newborns

6/25/2002
Here's Looking at You, Kid

Babies recognize your glance almost from birth

6/22/2002
Simple Steps Help Curb Summer Sports Injuries

Safety tips are easy to follow and make a big difference

6/21/2002
Study: Baby Walkers Delay Motor Skill Milestones

Infants likelier to crawl, walk and stand later

6/20/2002
Rash of Rashes in Schools Perplexes CDC

Mysterious outbreak has now spread to 27 states

6/18/2002
Antibiotic Overuse in Retreat

Drug-resistant germs still a major menace, experts say

6/17/2002
To an Abused Child, Most Faces Look Angry

Study: They misread expressions that aren't hostile

6/14/2002
Childhood Anxiety Disorder Can Extend Into Adulthood

It takes a combo of therapy and drugs to treat, researchers say

6/14/2002
Kids Have Psychological Problems After Hospital Stay

Study indicates across-the-board difficulties