Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/2/2005
Piercing Ears Early Lowers Risk of Keloids

Doing it before age 11 better, new study finds

4/29/2005
Overcoming Breast-Feeding's High Hurdles

Pediatric group urges employers and hospitals to support breast-feeding

4/29/2005
Exercise, Diet Aid Youthful Obesity

Studies show some success in lowering heart risk markers

4/28/2005
Health Tip: Is Your Baby Colicky?

Relief for baby and parents

4/25/2005
Health Tip: After Immunizing Your Child

How to give comfort at home

4/22/2005
Day Care at Early Age May Cut Leukemia Risk

Exposure to common infections seems to protect against disease, study finds

4/22/2005
4/21/2005
Injuries Don't Deter Young Athletes

While nearly half do get hurt, most injuries are mild, study finds

4/20/2005
Health Tip: Understanding Cradle Cap

A head rash with hormonal origins

4/19/2005
Health Tip: Visiting Petting Zoos

Be sure to follow these precautions

4/15/2005
Health Tip: Curb Your Child's Weight

Or he could become obese as an adult

4/12/2005
Health Tip: Field of Dreams

Safety precautions for Little Leaguers

4/11/2005
Injuries Rising as More Kids Take Up Golf

Head trauma from cart accidents most common, study finds

4/7/2005
Health Tip: Swim Safely

Suggestions when you're around water

4/6/2005
Health Tip: Your Baby's Teething

How to help young choppers feel better

4/6/2005
4/5/2005
Kids Follow Parents in Using Alternative Therapies

Boys less likely to use these treatments than girls, study finds

4/4/2005
U.S. Parents Exposing Children to Cigarette Smoke

Forty percent allow smoking around kids in the family home

4/4/2005
Education Effort Reduces Shaken Baby Syndrome Risk

Hospital-based intervention linked to nearly 50 percent decline

4/4/2005
Too Much Tube Time Can Turn Kids Into Bullies

Study finds a connection in children as young as 4

4/4/2005
Health Tip: Bipolar Disorder in Children

Therapeutic techniques for parents

4/1/2005
Health Tip: Day Care Diseases

Help your child avoid them

3/30/2005
Health Tip: Child Safety Seats

Basics for your toddler

3/25/2005
Great Moms Pass Parenting Skills to Daughters

Study finds no such relationship for dads, however

3/25/2005
Quality Time Most Important for Babies

New study good news for working moms with infants

3/23/2005
Death of a Child Linked to Emotional Breakdown

Study finds parents' loss increases chances of hospitalization

3/21/2005
Rubella No Longer a Threat in the U.S.

Federal health officials say vaccination has virtually eradicated German measles

3/18/2005
Household Mold Doubles Child's Asthma Risk

More evidence moldy homes harm developing immune systems

3/17/2005
More Frequent Policing Cuts Booze Sales to Minors

Effects of one-time police visits to bars, stores wear off over time, study finds

3/17/2005
ADHD Treatment Improves Teens' Grades, Confidence

Survey of parents and affected teens suggests drugs, counseling help

3/17/2005
Health Tip: Bird Flu Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Be careful when traveling to affected areas

3/17/2005
Health Tip: Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

A bottle in bed is no-no

3/16/2005
American Youngsters Yawning Through Class

Sleep deprivation common among fifth-graders, study finds

3/14/2005
Health Tip: Are You an Alcoholic?

This quiz may provide some insight

3/10/2005
Pet Turtles Blamed for Salmonella Infections

Despite federal ban, officials fear cases may be on the rise

3/10/2005
3/9/2005
Inner-City Asthma Risk Varies by Location

Type of home also influences child's risk, study found

3/9/2005
Witnessing Violence Can Harm Child's Body, Mind

Traumatized kids have higher rates of asthma, gastro and other problems, study finds

3/8/2005
Many U.S. Children Don't Get Vaccinated on Time

Even brief delays put them at risk of disease, study finds

3/4/2005
Health Tip: Keep Your Gums Healthy

Brush and floss regularly

3/4/2005
Health Tip: Kids Get Headaches, Too

Suggestions to prevent migraines

3/3/2005
Spit Test Predicts Tots' Tooth Troubles

New saliva-based screen assesses long-term cavity risk

3/3/2005
Virtual Reality Lets Children Escape Pain

Taking a break from reality eases burn treatment, study finds

2/24/2005
Health Tip: Playground Safety

Take these precautions

2/24/2005
2/22/2005
When It Comes to Kids' Ear Infections, Hold the Antibiotics

Reach for a pain reliever, at least initially, experts now say

2/22/2005
Health Tip: Deadly Secondhand Smoke

Children are not immune

2/17/2005
Suicide Risk from Antidepressants Remains Unclear

Studies conflict on degree of danger SSRIs pose for youth

2/16/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Cataracts in Children

Never too early to wear sunglasses

2/16/2005
Asthma Pill Cuts Intermittent Flare-ups in Kids

Singulair reduced exacerbations caused by infections, need for corticosteroids