Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/31/2002
Web Site Lights a Safety Spark for Kids

Fire Association's cybertown offers kids a fun way to learn about hazards

10/31/2002
The Trick to Halloween Is to Make It a Treat

Follow these safety tips when trick-or-treating

10/31/2002
10/30/2002
Help Your Child Cope With a More Stressful World

A sympathetic ear may be all that's needed

10/30/2002
Long-Term Memories Form in Toddlerhood

Study finds babies can remember tasks in second year

10/30/2002
Putting on a Scary Face

Safety tips for Halloween makeup

10/28/2002
Kids' Asthma Tied to Mom's Acetaminophen Use

Heavy use late in pregnancy raises risk, study says

10/28/2002
Protect Against Poison Perils

Poison-proof your home

10/28/2002
A Dangerous Touchdown

History of concussion can spell danger for high school athletes

10/25/2002
The Pitfalls of Ear Piercing

Teens get nasty infection from cartilage piercings done at mall

10/25/2002
Kids Need to Warm Up Before Exercise, Too

Web site educates children about injury prevention

10/24/2002
Children Aren't Immune to Strokes

New research finds they're more common than even doctors realize

10/22/2002
Portable Gas Heaters Tied to Infant Breathing Problems

Wood stoves, kerosene warmers also linked to wheezing

10/21/2002
In Kids We Trust (To Eat Well)

They'll do the right thing when left to own devices

10/20/2002
Kids Get Their Peas From Teacher Cues

Study shows students eat more of their lunch when they sit in the classroom

10/18/2002
Helping Children Learn Life's Toughest Lesson

Program lets grieving children come to grips with death of a loved one

10/18/2002
Baby Bottle Blight Targets Teeth

Avoid juice, milk at night

10/17/2002
Keeping a Child Safe From Snipers

One mother tries to explain a scary world to her young son

10/15/2002
Classes Cut Emotional Toll of Divorce on Kids

Counseling leads to fewer mental health problems in children of divorce

10/14/2002
Stressing Out at School

Parents can help children cope with anxieties

10/14/2002
Soccer and Eye Injuries

Use proper technique when heading the ball

10/11/2002
Skateboarding Riskier Than Ever

Study says 'street skating' has translated into more injuries each year

10/11/2002
Cocaine Babies Get Bad Rap

Children exposed to drug before birth subject to stereotyping

10/11/2002
Kids Read the Darndest Things

They want the straight facts

10/11/2002
Kids Can Have Bad Memories of Medical Procedures

Study found childrens' recall often flawed, but parents can set record straight

10/11/2002
Poor Children at Higher Heart Risk

Odds persist even if they grow up to be successful

10/9/2002
Study Faults Data on Asthma Inhalers and Growth

Researchers say it didn't take compliance into account

10/9/2002
Help Your Child Make Sense of a Scary World

Sniper attacks may call for conversations with your kids

10/8/2002
Children with ADHD Have Smaller Brains

Study acquits drugs and parents, finds no effect on intelligence

10/7/2002
Crib Death Again Linked to Baby's Sleep Position

Study also finds higher SIDS rate in black families

10/2/2002
ADHD's Severity in Girls Overlooked

Study finds it's partly because they're less aggressive than boys with condition

9/30/2002
Statins OK For Kids

Cholesterol-lowering drugs don't affect growth and development, study finds

9/30/2002
Play Fair If You Play Favorites

Preferential treatment by parents has to be fair, children say

9/29/2002
Proper Shoes Keep Your Kids' Feet Fit

Don't sacrifice proper fit and support for trendy styles

9/29/2002
So That's Where Mother-In-Law Jokes Come From!

Study of German peasants in 18th and 19th centuries claims they could be deadly

9/26/2002
Your Teen's Home in Bed. Should You Worry?

Sex survey shows first time usually at home or at partner's house

9/26/2002
Teen Athletes' Eating Habits

Skipping breakfast is a bad play

9/26/2002
Teaching Kids Their ABZzzzzs

Web site promotes good night's sleep for children

9/25/2002
Run to the Dump with Baby Walkers

Doctors' groups says they're dangerous

9/24/2002
Group Seeks Awareness for Deadly Disease

Ataxia has no cure and is often misdiagnosed

9/23/2002
Hormone May Signal Heart Trouble in Teens

Adolescents with high levels of leptin show early signs of cardiovascular disease

9/19/2002
Study: Breast-Feeding Won't Protect Against Allergies

Finds kids who were nursed were more prone to problem

9/19/2002
This CD Could Save Your Child's Life

Doctors get guidance on how to be prepared for emergencies in the office

9/19/2002
Take the 'Scary' Out Of Kids' Hospital Visits

Parents, books can ease young minds

9/19/2002
Green Acres Keep Kids Asthma-Free

Study backs 'hygiene hypothesis' in epidemic of asthma and allergies

9/18/2002
Kids' Allergies Tied to Antibiotic Use During Pregnancy

Rates of asthma, eczema and hay fever were higher

9/17/2002
Tighter Fire Safety Standards Prove Matchless for Kids

U.S. safety measure has cut cigarette-lighter fires by children under 5

9/16/2002
Girls Have Higher Death Rates After Heart Surgery

Study finds that even youth doesn't diminish risk

9/14/2002
For a Healthy Heart, Get an Early Start

By focusing on children now, doctors hope to reduce heart disease in adults later

9/13/2002
Bike Handlebars Causes Major Organ Injuries

Safer design would save on health-care costs when kids crash