Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/16/2002
Combination Vaccine for Kids

Six shots rolled into one

12/11/2002
Chicken Pox Outbreak Bested Vaccine

But health officials defend shot's effectiveness

12/11/2002
Teething Timetable

When new teeth appear

12/9/2002
AMA: Alcohol Damages Teens' Brains

Calls on TV networks to reduce youth exposure to alcohol ads

12/9/2002
Study: Colic Is Normal for Babies

Finds it usually resolves in three months, and Mom does OK

12/9/2002
Trouble in Toyland

Think safety when choosing holiday toys for children

12/8/2002
Snowboard Safely

Take precautions with this popular sport

12/6/2002
Brace Yourself

Know what to do for broken dental appliances

12/3/2002
Parasite Drug for Children

Relieves diarrhea caused by water-borne bugs

12/2/2002
Brain Structure Difference Linked to Disruptive Teens

Two studies say adolescents who act out have abnormal frontal lobes

12/2/2002
Breastfeeding Can Aid Weight Loss

So there may not be a need to diet

12/2/2002
Twins' Death Rate Sharply Lower With Older Moms

Study finds mortality odds high with youngest mothers

11/30/2002
Unattainable Goals Can Be Unhealthy

Perfectionism puts adolescent girls at greater risk of eating disorders later in life

11/28/2002
Head Injuries

Know when they're serious

11/27/2002
Asthma Medication May Backfire

Inhaled steroids linked to adrenal gland problems

11/27/2002
Fever Relief

How to soothe a sick child

11/26/2002
Kids' Obesity Program Focuses on More Than the Food

Family members awarded 'points' for success in changing lifestyles

11/22/2002
Study Ties IVF To Rare Birth Defect

Leading researcher finds no cause for concern

11/22/2002
Nose Bleed

How to curb the flow

11/21/2002
Touted Hormone Has No Effect on Autism

Secretin doesn't even reduce the symptoms, new research says

11/21/2002
Tooth Troubles

Stemming a child's pain

11/21/2002
Divorce and Teens: It Takes a Village

Schools, neighbors and peers can help, study shows

11/20/2002
Got You Covered

Staying warm in cold weather

11/19/2002
Toxic Trouble

Emergency action for ingested poisons

11/18/2002
Secondhand Smoke Bad for Kids

More proof that parents shouldn't smoke

11/18/2002
Grade Schools Fail to Respond to Childhood Harassment

The result: Girls start to respond passively to abuse, researchers say

11/18/2002
Hard Headed

Bicycle helmets prevent serious head injuries

11/16/2002
Fighting Fat in Kids

Study looks at whether healthy snacks, exercise during after-school hours helps

11/15/2002
Many Causes Can Be Behind Kids' Strokes

They include chickenpox and anemia, British study contends

11/14/2002
When It Comes to AIDS, Parental Honesty Has Its Limits

Care is needed when disclosing your HIV infection

11/14/2002
The Good Doctor

How to find the best care for your child

11/13/2002
Twins Not Identical in Every Way

They may have different levels of emotional distress, study finds

11/12/2002
Car Seats and Kids

A safety checklist

11/12/2002
Teen Substance Abuse Could Increase Psychological Woes

Early drug, alcohol abuse linked to later psychological disorders

11/11/2002
Booze News

Alcohol facts for teens

11/7/2002
Easy on the Juice

Limit your child's fruit juice consumption

11/6/2002
Peanut Allergies, Thought Outgrown, Can Return

Study finds they can resurface after a long dormancy

11/6/2002
Just a Spoon Full of Sugar

Give your child medication safely

11/4/2002
Strolling into Trouble

Stroller falls send thousands of children to ER annually

11/4/2002
Study Ties 250 Baby Deaths Yearly to Drug Reactions

Researchers say they should be tested on the young first

11/4/2002
Parents' Behavior Prompts Kids to Smoke

Children at higher risk if they're asked to light or buy cigarettes

11/3/2002
Protect Those Young Heads Out on the Slopes

Get lids on your kids when they ski

11/2/2002
Sledding to Safety

Tips on avoiding injuries while coasting down the hill

11/2/2002
Web Sites Promote Anorexia and Bulimia as a 'Lifestyle'

Experts worry these sites may fuel eating disorder crisis

11/1/2002
Body Image a Big Deal on American Campuses

U.S. college students more concerned about body image than German students

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