Parenting Health News

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8/3/2017
Health Tip: Supervise Kids Near Cars

And help prevent an accident

8/2/2017
Know the Signs of Concussion

This serious health threat affects kids as well as adults

8/1/2017
Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming

Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

7/31/2017
Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' Sparks Uptick in Google Searches for Suicide

The news wasn't all bad, since some looked for suicide prevention, study found

7/29/2017
Surgeons Warn of Trampolines' Down Side

Very young children should stay off, group says

7/27/2017
'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

7/26/2017
Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

7/26/2017
Health Tip: Encouraging Your Kids to Brush

Here's how some dentists do it

7/26/2017
Health Tip: Help Kids Sleep Better

Here's what may be keeping them awake

7/24/2017
Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?

Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

7/24/2017
Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems

For people with the disorder, meds like Ritalin linked to lower rates of alcohol, drug abuse, study finds

7/24/2017
Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many

A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young kids, study finds

7/21/2017
Donor-Sperm Kids No Different From Their Peers: Study

Parent questionnaires revealed no physical, mental distinctions at school age

7/21/2017
Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits

Advance preparation can help get your questions answered

7/18/2017
High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds

Study seems to dispel a common myth around the daily supplement, researchers say

7/18/2017
Health Tip: Eating Well

Skip junk food from the amusement park

7/17/2017
Not All Fidos Are Friendly

Teach kids ways to prevent dog bites, pediatricians' group says

7/17/2017
Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines!

More than 1 in 3 don't know when their teen's next shot is due, survey finds

7/14/2017
Despite Warnings, Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars

Even on a 60-degree day, a small child's body temperature can quickly rise

7/12/2017
Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study

First-line treatment for severe allergic reaction is often neglected

7/11/2017
How to Prevent Future Couch Potatoes

Some smart ways to get kids to exercise more

7/11/2017
7/11/2017
7/7/2017
The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs

Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand

7/4/2017
Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks

Don't get too close to those loud booms, hearing specialist suggests

7/3/2017
Is Your Child's 'Penicillin Allergy' Real?

Follow-up of 100 kids found none were allergic

7/3/2017
Health Tip: Are My Toddler's Eating Habits Normal?

Signs that parents shouldn't worry

7/2/2017
Eye Docs Debunk 5 Fireworks Myths

Make eye safety a priority this Fourth of July

6/30/2017
Health Tip: When Adults Offer Kids Food

Make sure children are getting the right message

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