Misc. Kid's Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/7/2001
Helping Kids Cope with Divorce

The strain is tough on children, too

9/7/2001
Get the Lead Out

Lead poisoning still a risk for kids

9/6/2001
Mean Teens Side with Suicide

No sense of belonging blamed for behavior, emotional problems

9/4/2001
Highchair Safety

Tips to protect your child from a fall

9/1/2001
Herbal Medicine and Kids

Are herbal products safe for children? Read these cautions and know

8/31/2001
Steer Clear of Steroids

The health risks are many

8/29/2001
The Added Benefits of Day Care

Kids get early exposure and immunity to illnesses

8/28/2001
Batters 'Up'

Sports-playing kids have higher self esteem

8/27/2001
Violence Against Girls Remains Constant

But assault rates for boys drop significantly in a decade

8/27/2001
Occasional Spanking OK, Study Says

Conclusion likely to stir debate again

8/25/2001
Open Window Can Be a Door to Disaster

Window guards help keep kids safe from falls

8/25/2001
Helping Kids Switch Gears

As school beckons, changes loom for eating, sleeping routines and more

8/24/2001
Judge Rips Johns Hopkins Research Project

OKs lawsuit over lead effects on children

8/14/2001
Don't Wait, Vaccinate

Immunizations help protect your child, the CDC says

8/14/2001
Stacking the Books

Parents complain their kids are stressed by too much homework

8/13/2001
Pesticide Residue Found in Kids

Experts recommend using organic alternatives in home and garden

8/11/2001
Helping Overweight Kids Shape Up

Fitness-nutrition program cuts weight gain by half

8/10/2001
Arsenic in Play

Treated wood in playgrounds may pose health risks to kids

8/9/2001
New Test for 'Sudden Death'

It spots abnormal heart rhythms that cause cardiac arrest

8/8/2001
Bug Off!

DEET not for kids of all ages

8/8/2001
If the Shoe Fits ...

Make sure your kids wear the right size

8/7/2001
The Tussle Over Tube Time

Parents need to monitor kids' TV viewing

8/6/2001
Creatine Use High Among High School Athletes

Study: Kids in 6th grade taking supplement

8/4/2001
When Parents Snooze, Kids Lose

Unsupervised teens tend to do booze, drugs and smokes, national survey says

8/2/2001
Teens and Stress

Some tips to help you cope

8/2/2001
Helping the Child Who Stutters

Parents must be good talkers, listeners

8/1/2001
Working on the Family Vacation

Parents now turn to the kids to help plan 'quality experiences'

8/1/2001
Chew it Well, Kids

Too many children choke to death on food

7/31/2001
Video Games More Violent Than Labels Say

Study finds even most mild titles show aggression

7/31/2001
Brits in Uproar Over Pedophile Satire

Controversy overshadows debate on new child protection law

7/31/2001
Video Games Also Blast the Users

Kids at risk for repetitive strain injuries

7/30/2001
Antisocial Children Hurt Parents and Society

Study says early intervention is crucial

7/27/2001
Home Alone

At what age can your child become a 'latchkey kid?'

7/27/2001
Little League Covers Most Safety Bases

But more precautions could help, study says

7/25/2001
Keep Your Grandkids Safe

Make sure medications are out of reach

7/25/2001
States Move to Limit Drug Therapy in Schools

Overuse of drugs like Ritalin and Prozac are a concern

7/23/2001
How Divorce Affects Kids

Many abandon tough homework, stop making friends, study says

7/19/2001
New Video Game Link to Violence Reported

Report finds increased aggression makes connection clear; violence expert argues otherwise

7/19/2001
Teens and Eating Disorders

How to spot signs of anorexia, bulimia

7/19/2001
Health and Welfare of America's Kids Looking Up

But several areas leave room for improvement, say federal officials

7/18/2001
Chip Off the Old Tooth

Ways to save that tooth your kid just knocked out

7/17/2001
Fly Right, Small Fry

Little children need special care on planes

7/13/2001
The Risky Life of an American Teen

Reckless behaviors take terrible toll

7/13/2001
Web Sites on Kids' Health Aim Too High

Study says content requires high school education

7/12/2001
Overweight Kids at Risk of Osteoporosis

It's another good reason to slim down, study says

7/11/2001
In-Vitro Kids Do OK

Artificially conceived children are as emotionally healthy as their peers, study finds

7/9/2001
Teens and Alcohol: a Lethal Mix?

Poll provides sobering statistics on use, abuse

7/8/2001
A Summer Jump from Fat to Fit

Use school break to improve your kids' eating and fitness habits

7/7/2001
Trampolines Are a Springboard For Injury

The fun is not worth the risk, experts say

7/7/2001
House of Death

Your home is full of products your kids can inhale to get high -- and die