Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

6/14/2002
Test Can Quickly Identify Substance Abuse in Teens

Study finds one in six has a diagnosable problem

6/14/2002
Don't Let Your Kids Be TV Diners

It increases their viewing time -- and risk of obesity

6/13/2002
Sex Education Flunks, Study Says

Most programs don't work, and some backfire

6/12/2002
Kids With Hearing Loss Have to Work Harder

Research shows classroom sounds may affect their schoolwork

6/12/2002
New Guidelines for Asthma Treatment Contain Some Changes

One finding: Current drugs safe for kids older than 5

6/12/2002
Bad Vibrations

Why the kids may get antsy during car trips

6/9/2002
Protect Your Kids From Sun Danger

One serious burn in childhood increases skin cancer risk

6/6/2002
Breast-Fed Babies Stay Slimmer

Study finds 30 percent reduction in obesity risk by age 3

6/3/2002
Study Faults Laws Barring Tobacco Sales to Minors

Finds that they don't cut smoking rates among teens

6/2/2002
Infant Mortality No Better in U.S. Despite Resources

Study finds similar rates in other English-speaking countries

6/2/2002
Zap Those Allergens

New CD-ROM game aims to help children manage asthma

6/1/2002
Using Soccer to Teach the Message of Safe Sex

Teens learn about HIV/AIDS prevention

5/29/2002
Too Much Noise May Affect Children's Mental Health

Study finds link between environmental noise and kids' attitude and actions

5/29/2002
Check Kids' Eyes Early

Problems can begin from birth

5/26/2002
A Pitch for Preventing Kids' Baseball Injuries

Children can suffer elbow and shoulder injuries if they throw too many pitches

5/20/2002
Soy Formula Tied to Immune Trouble in Mice

Still, experts say it's safe for babies

5/20/2002
Number of Childhood Cancer Survivors Up Dramatically

But more research needed on long-term effects of treatments

5/16/2002
Monkeys Don't All Look Alike to Infants

Babies can discriminate primate faces for months

5/8/2002
When It Comes to Sex, More Girls Are Calling the Shots

Adolescent males are staying virgins longer