Parenting Health News

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Article Title
6/29/2017
Health Tip: Practice Drowning Prevention at Home

It only takes a small amount of water

6/28/2017
Getting Kids in the Habit of Healthy Eating

Try making good food fun at home

6/27/2017
E-Cigarettes Lead to 'Real' Smoking by Teens: Review

But one public health expert questions whether the reported association is valid

6/27/2017
Force, Frequency of Head Hits Jump as Young Football Players Get Older

Findings confirm that these injuries are linked to level of play

6/26/2017
Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood

Income inequalities when young appear to have lifelong effects, research suggests

6/23/2017
A Baby's Skin No Match for the Sun

Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection, pediatric dermatologist says

6/23/2017
Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

6/23/2017
Health Tip: Rewarding Kids Without Food

Other 'treats' you can give

6/22/2017
When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism?

Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report

6/22/2017
Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It'

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

6/21/2017
Could You Raise a 'No-Diaper' Baby?

Physician couple found it's possible, but daycare workers and babysitters may not want to give it a go

6/20/2017
Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory

Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

6/19/2017
Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds

Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet

6/19/2017
Firearms and Children

Guns are now the fourth leading cause of death overall among U.S. children, study reveals

6/19/2017
6/19/2017
Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report

It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

6/15/2017
When Parents Focus on Smartphones, Kids' Misbehaving Can Rise

Little ones can feel snubbed by the devices and consequently act out, study suggests

6/15/2017
Health Tip: Applying Sunscreen on Children

Suggestions for correct use

6/14/2017
Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce

Things Mom and Dad should agree on

6/14/2017
6/13/2017
6/12/2017
Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

6/12/2017
Many Preemies Don't Struggle in School

Two-thirds of the tiniest infants were ready for kindergarten, study says

6/12/2017
Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescents

6/9/2017
Health Tip: When Your Child Won't Eat Lunch

Suggestions to please a finicky eater

6/8/2017
Migraine Warning Signs May Differ in Kids, Adults

Treating before a headache starts might lead to more effective pain relief, specialist says

6/7/2017
Overweight Kids Pay a Heavy Social Price

They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say

6/7/2017
Toddlers Who Drink Cow's Milk Alternatives May Be Shorter

Difference is small, about a half inch at age 3, study finds

6/5/2017
When a Divorce Turns Bitter, Kids' Immune Systems May Pay a Price

More evidence that family stress in childhood might affect lifelong health

6/5/2017
Can Sharing Your Bedroom With Baby Come With Risks?

Despite latest guidelines, odds of poorer sleep and SIDS are higher, study finds

6/2/2017
Air Mattresses Linked to More Than 100 Infant Deaths

They can mold to a baby's face, leading to suffocation, researchers say

6/1/2017
Elite High Schools Breed Higher Risk of Addiction: Study

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

6/1/2017
New Teen Drivers Face Triple the Risk of a Fatal Crash

Distractions, such as cell phones, and failure to buckle up are main causes

5/31/2017
Communication Problems Not at Root of Tantrums in Kids With Autism

Study shows outbursts occur just as frequently among children without speech, language troubles

5/30/2017
Does Dad Time With Infants Boost Babies' IQ?

Positive interactions during first few months could enhance thinking skills at age 2, study suggests

5/30/2017
Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

5/30/2017
How to Prepare Your Teen for That First Ob-Gyn Visit

Gynecologist offers tips on ways to make it a positive experience

5/29/2017
Brush Up on Swim Safety for Summer

Pediatricians' group offers tips on how to protect kids by the pool, lake or ocean

5/29/2017
Lawn Mowers Are Risky Business for Kids

Injuries can lead to amputations, pediatric trauma expert cautions

5/29/2017
5/26/2017
Hospital 'Baby Boxes' May Help Prevent SIDS in Newborns

The innovative take-home gift helped curb the dangerous practice of bed-sharing, study found

5/26/2017
Gender Influences on Fatherhood

Fathers' brains respond differently to daughters than sons, new study finds.

5/26/2017
Health Tip: Is Your Backyard Safe?

Here's how you can improve safety

5/25/2017
Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'?

Study found men raising toddlers were more responsive, emotional with girls than boys

5/24/2017
1 in 5 U.S. Kids Killed in Crashes Not Restrained Properly

Finding highlights importance of car seats, seat belts for young passengers

5/24/2017
Health Tip: Keep Newborns Safer

Suggestions to protect your baby

5/23/2017
Helping Ease Kids' Fears After Manchester Terror Attack

Mental health experts say it's important for parents to encourage teens to follow through with their plans

5/22/2017
No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say

Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers

5/17/2017
5/16/2017
Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games

Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says