Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/4/2005
Kids Who Watch Too Much TV Have Lower Test Scores

Reading, math scores and college education suffer, studies find

7/4/2005
Health Tip: Prevent Bath Water Burns

How to keep your child safe

7/1/2005
Health Tip: Biking With Baby

Use a trailer, not a carrier

6/30/2005
Public Program Helps Cut Kids' TV Time

The hope is that preschoolers will exercise more, lowering obesity rates

6/30/2005
Many Kids Still Don't Think Tobacco Is Addictive

It's crucial to stop children from ever smoking, survey suggests

6/29/2005
Health Tip: Air Travel With Infants

Use a car seat to secure your baby

6/29/2005
Health Tip: Beware of Dog

Don't leave young children alone with a canine

6/29/2005
Child Abuse a Pattern of Experience

Early abuse, not genetics, can turn simian moms into abusers themselves

6/28/2005
Watch How High You Pile Your Child's Plate

Amount of food you put before them a major factor in how much they eat

6/27/2005
Health Tip: Asthma at School

Have a written action plan for your child

6/26/2005
Preteen Dieting Can Signal Trouble Ahead

Early signs of eating disorders emerging in younger girls, experts say

6/24/2005
Even Infants Can Suffer Strokes

The brain attacks strike seemingly healthy babies, experts say

6/22/2005
Antibiotics No Good for Pinkeye

Study finds this childhood malady usually clears up on its own

6/21/2005
Breast-Feeding Cuts Risk of Myopia

Nutrients in breast milk thought to help eye development

6/17/2005
Health Tip: Practice School Bus Safety

Regularly review the rules with your kids

6/14/2005
Health Tip: Stressing Quiet Time

How to rid your family of stress

6/9/2005
Health Tip: Treating Ear Infections

Warning signs and temporary remedies

6/9/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Dog Bites

What to teach your children

6/7/2005
Health Tip: Avoiding Playground Injuries

Suggestions to help protect your kids

6/6/2005
Air Bags Pose Risks to Kids as Old as 14

Age, not size, seems to determine vulnerability, study finds

6/6/2005
Sleepy Teens May Not Make the Grade

Early school start times leave adolescents groggy, performing poorly on tests, study says

6/5/2005
For Kids, Following the Rules Feels Good

By age 7, most understand the emotional value of behaving well, study finds

6/3/2005
Efforts in Infancy May Prevent Childhood Asthma

Measures cut disease risk by 56 percent, study found

6/2/2005
Rock-a-Bye, Babies

Study shows how even infants develop a love of music

5/30/2005
Health Tip: Adjusting to a New Sibling

Older child may find it difficult

5/25/2005
International Adoptees At Lower Risk of Behavior Problems

Study shows they fare better than domestically adopted kids

5/21/2005
U.S. Surgeon General Offers Toddler Health Tips

Monitoring, teaching and praising kids can keep them safe and feeling loved

5/20/2005
Popular Teens Aren't Always Angels

More likely to engage in deviant behaviors like drug use, vandalism, study says

5/19/2005
5/18/2005
Babies at Celiac Disease Risk Should Wait for Wheat

Timing of first gluten in diet could help ward off the illness

5/17/2005
Child Abuse Death Risk High in Military Families

Homicide rates doubled near army bases, study found

5/16/2005
Study: Acne Treatment Won't Trigger Depression

Accutane may even improve mood for some teens, study finds

5/16/2005
5/15/2005
Trampoline Injuries Soar

An estimated 75,000 children are hurt each year, report finds

5/15/2005
Pediatricians Add Value to Parenting Classes

Study found good results in helping moms, dads with disruptive toddlers

5/15/2005
Study: More Kids Than Ever Without Health Insurance

Coverage under employer-based plans continues to decline, study finds

5/14/2005
Shattered Eyeglasses Putting Kids at Risk

Falls and sports-related injuries major causes, study finds

5/13/2005
Green Laser Pointers Point to Danger

Sustained targeting of eye could cause real damage, study finds

5/13/2005
Taking Action Against Childhood Asthma

Parents can arm kids to fight the condition and win

5/13/2005
Kids Not Wired for Slo-Mo

Youngsters' brains better at gauging fast-moving objects, research shows

5/12/2005
Helping Kids Stay Fit

Youngsters benefit from nutrition, exercise lessons

5/12/2005
Many Dutch Doctors Support Euthanasia for Terminally Ill Kids

The controversial study has its detractors, however

5/11/2005
Sodas Keep Child Obesity Soaring

Some hard facts on soft drinks in latest review

5/11/2005
Type 2 Diabetes Increasing in Children Worldwide

Rising obesity rates may be to blame, researchers say

5/10/2005
Too Few Kids Rechecked for Lead Exposure

Only half with elevated blood levels receive follow-up testing, study finds

5/6/2005
Health Tip: Uncovering Child Abuse

What to look for and what to do next

5/4/2005
Newborn Screening Education Materials Lacking: Study

Parents aren't getting enough or the right kind of information, researchers say

5/4/2005
Health Tip: Looking for Knock-knees

Signs that you should be concerned

5/3/2005
Simple Questions Spot Kids at Secondhand Smoke Risk

Mom's smoking is most important, study finds

5/2/2005
Movie Ratings Miss the Violence

Researchers find PG, PG-13 and R tags often don't reflect violence levels