Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/23/2005
8/21/2005
Severe Allergies Bring Back-to-School Dangers

Here are tips on helping children stay safe

8/19/2005
Violent Video Games Spur Aggression in Kids

Review of studies finds strong short-term effects, especially in boys

8/19/2005
Health Tip: When to Change a Toothbrush

Every three months, or after an illness

8/18/2005
Study: Newborn Hearing Tests Effective

The screen is already mandatory in 32 states

8/18/2005
Parents Have a Place in Child Psychotherapy

Family-linked treatments can fight a wide range of troubles, review finds

8/18/2005
Health Tip: Safe Use of Baby Strollers

Always use the restraints

8/17/2005
Obesity Runs in the Family

Home environment a strong predictor of childhood overweight, study finds

8/17/2005
Walk to School Gets Kids Moving

It boosted exercise rates throughout the day, study found

8/16/2005
Fetal Alcohol Exposure May Cause Lasting Harm

Study found intellectual deficits in affected 7-year-olds

8/16/2005
Health Tip: Tongue Piercing Has Its Risks

Including risk of infection

8/13/2005
School Backpacks Can Be a Real Pain

Expert offers tips on sparing kids' spines

8/12/2005
Liquid Detergent Tablets a Danger to Kids

Sold in Europe, they can burst and splash into eyes

8/12/2005
Health Tip: Reduce Your Child's Risk of Choking

Don't let him run with food in his mouth

8/12/2005
Back to School, Back to Germs

Survey of U.S. teachers finds classrooms crawling with infectious 'bugs'

8/11/2005
Back to School, Back to Germs

Survey of U.S. teachers finds classrooms crawling with infectious 'bugs'

8/11/2005
Puberty Comes Sooner for Overweight Girls

But new study rules out early period's link to adult obesity

8/11/2005
Custody Rulings Often Ignore History of Domestic Violence

Doing so can put children in danger, researchers warn

8/11/2005
Many Dads Unknowingly Raising Others' Kids

Increase in paternity testing reveals 1 in 25 men raising children not their own, study says

8/10/2005
Health Tip: Stop Teen Smokers Before They Start

Help them handle stress in other ways

8/8/2005
8/5/2005
8/5/2005
Combing for Head Lice

Study finds it's a more effective treatment than over-the-counter chemicals

8/2/2005
Injuries At Home Cause Most Childhood Deaths

Black children twice as likely as whites to die from those injuries, study says

8/2/2005
Health Tip: Keep Kids' Gums Healthy

Tell your doctor if you see warning signs

8/2/2005
Health Tip: Helping Teens Who are Shy

How to feel more comfortable around others

8/1/2005
Teen Dating Violence Takes a Double Toll

Female victims more likely to contract sexually transmitted diseases, study finds

7/31/2005
Young Athletes Warned of Asthma's Dangers

Study linked 61 deaths to sudden attacks during play

7/29/2005
Traffic Congestion Bad for Babies' Lungs

Wheezing more common in infants from exhaust-infested neighborhoods

7/29/2005
Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Teeth

Help keep them from chipping or breaking

7/26/2005
Liquor Ads Invite Teens to the Party

High school students believe these pitches are aimed at them, survey finds

7/25/2005
7/22/2005
Health Tip: If Your Teen Smokes

Here's how to help him stop

7/22/2005
Health Tip: Exercising to Excess

How to tell if your child is overdoing it

7/21/2005
Health Tip: Keeping Baby Food Safe

Suggestions to prevent foodborne illness

7/19/2005
Many Parents Use Cranberry Juice to Treat Kids' Urinary Trouble

But less than a quarter discuss this with a pediatrician, survey finds

7/17/2005
Pointers to Potty-Training Progress

Step one: make sure the child is ready

7/17/2005
Free Guide Helps Parents Spot Kid's Hearing Loss

Experts estimate over a million pediatric cases go untreated in U.S.

7/15/2005
Health Tip: Staying Safe at the Playground

Avoid equipment set on concrete

7/15/2005
Health Tip: When Baby Begins to Crawl

Make sure she's protected

7/14/2005
Shhh! Baby's Learning

Background noise slows infant's language acquisition, study finds

7/13/2005
Health Tip: Hold Family Fire Drills

Teach your kids how to respond

7/13/2005
Health Tip: Bathing Your New Baby

Prepare for it, and don't rush

7/12/2005
Many U.S. Newborns Missing Key Tests

Report finds 27 states fall short in screening infants for hidden disorders

7/12/2005
Health Tip: Recognizing Depression in Teens

It's more than just a case of the blues

7/11/2005
7/7/2005
Early Interventions Help Urban Kids

Those who got support had better mental, physical health as adults, study found

7/6/2005
Health Tip: Treating Croup

Mild cases can be kept at home

7/5/2005
Weary World View Leads Teens to Risky Behavior

Some who use alcohol, drugs, weapons expect to die young, study finds

7/5/2005
Health Tip: Using Baby Slings

Keep your young infant safe