Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/22/2006
6/20/2006
Health Tip: Kids Need to Behave Around Dogs

To prevent bites and serious injury

6/19/2006
Peanut Allergy Incidents Waning, But Still a Problem

Canadian study shows more education is needed

6/16/2006
Food-Allergic Teens Taking Dangerous Risks

Peer pressure spurs many to neglect medication, try hazardous foods, study finds

6/16/2006
Health Tip: If Your Baby's Skin Looks Yellow

Take her to the pediatrician

6/15/2006
Iron in Infant Formula May Raise Adult Parkinson's Risk

But the mouse study finding needs much more investigation, experts say

6/14/2006
Youngsters Endangered by Falling TVs

Kids can suffer serious injury when sets tumble, study finds

6/12/2006
Health Tip: Teaching Your Baby to Breast-Feed

A newborn may need a little help

6/9/2006
Holding Pattern Linked to Crybabies

Quieter infants get mid-range care, European study finds

6/9/2006
Teen Girls Feel Pressure to Have Unwanted Sex

Four out of 10 said they've complied with boyfriends' demands

6/8/2006
More U.S. Teens Are Shunning Risky Behaviors

But too many, especially Hispanics, report drug use and suicidal feelings, study finds

6/7/2006
Cereal Grains Not So Bad for Baby

Delaying their introduction until after six months boosts risk of wheat allergy, study finds

6/6/2006
Strict Parenting Can Produce Overweight Kids

Study questions the clean-your-plate-or-else approach

6/6/2006
Safety Seats Get Nod Over Belt Use Alone

Study showed 21% reduction in the risk of death for children in crashes

6/5/2006
False Positives on Newborns' Disease Tests Worry Parents

Stress lingers even after test results are refuted, study finds

6/1/2006
Fewer Young American Teens Drinking

30-year study shows a decline, but underage drinking still prevalent

6/1/2006
5/31/2006
Education Linked to Better Fathers: Study

U.S. data shows trend between education and time spent with kids

5/31/2006
Be On Guard Against Dog Bites

Experts offer tips that could prevent serious injury

5/31/2006
Parents Key to Helping Kids Cope with Violence

The right approach eases stress in tough neighborhoods, study finds

5/31/2006
Health Tip: Treating Baby's Diaper Rash

Watch for signs of infection

5/30/2006
Poorer Kids With Juvenile Arthritis Fare Worse

In study, lower family income meant lower quality of life

5/30/2006
Scientists Probe Secrets of Kids' TV

Characters that make eye contact with toddlers help them learn, study finds

5/30/2006
Health Tip: Lack of Vitamin D Can Cause Rickets

Make sure your child gets enough

5/26/2006
Child-Care Workers Won't Replace Mom

In British-German study, kids bonded more firmly to mothers

5/26/2006
Depressed Boys More Likely to Smoke as Adults

It may be a form of self-medicating, researchers suggest

5/25/2006
For Kids, One Cigarette Is All It Takes

Those who smoke only once are twice as likely to make it a habit, study finds

5/24/2006
Health Tip: Does Your Child Need Stitches?

Suggestions on when to take your kid to the doctor

5/23/2006
Poverty Increases Teens' Risk of Overweight

Sweetened beverages, inactivity and skipping breakfast cited as major factors

5/22/2006
Health Tip: Soothing a Bee Sting

Calm your child first

5/19/2006
A Good Coach Stresses Safety First

Proper equipment, conditioning should be part of the ground rules, experts say

5/19/2006
Some Sports Parents Are 'Out of Bounds'

Their 'enthusiasm' can damage a child's development, study says

5/19/2006
Hypertension in Teens Predicts Adult Heart Woes

Left unchecked, blood pressure rises 7 percent per year, study finds

5/17/2006
Newborn Hearing Tests Keep Kids' Language Skills on Track

Screening spots problems early, so they can be overcome, study finds

5/14/2006
Bullying Keeps Overweight Kids From Exercise

It's an overlooked barrier to helping children get healthier, study finds

5/12/2006
Many U.S. Pediatricians Fail to Screen for Autism

Study found that just 8 percent regularly did so

5/12/2006
Infants Exposed to Smoking at Risk of Lung Cancer

Forty-seven percent of babies had a carcinogen in their urine, study found

5/11/2006
Health Tip: Getting Rid of Head Lice

A common problem for school-age children

5/10/2006
5/8/2006
Health Tip: Swimming Safety

Prevent accidents around the pool

5/4/2006
Autism Affects 1 in 175 U.S. Children

Most parents say the disorder brings major challenges, federal study finds

5/4/2006
Parents Hold the Key to Child's Healthy Weight

High self-esteem and healthy eating habits keep obesity away, experts say

5/3/2006
Teens Often Recant 'Virginity Pledges'

Are these vows effective? New study suggests it's hard to tell

5/3/2006
Health Tip: Tubes May Help Frequent Ear Infections

A surgical alternative if other options fail

5/3/2006
5/2/2006
Mom's Mental Health Woes Can Pass to Kids

Research shows higher rates of ADHD, other troubles, in children of ill or abused mothers

5/2/2006
Don't Think Kids Can Get at Household Guns? Think Again

Study shows parents are often wrong when they think children are safe

5/2/2006
ADHD Drugs Can Stunt Growth

Impact is relatively slight, and offset by value of the medicines, study finds

5/1/2006
Type 2 Diabetes Rising Among U.S. Adolescents

Curbing obesity can help avert a public health crisis, experts say

5/1/2006
More Can Be Done to Help Aggressive Kids

Many pediatricians aren't referring them to organizations that can help, study finds