Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/17/2004
Strong Family Equals Strong Education

Single mothers, poverty were big factors in school performance

8/17/2004
Moms Slack Off on Sun Protection With Toddlers

Study finds more sunburns reported in second summer than in first

8/13/2004
Start Planning Healthy School Lunches Now

Expert offers advice on preparing healthy school lunches

8/12/2004
With School Ahead, Get Shots Behind You

Parents urged to get their kids up-to-date on immunizations

8/12/2004
Strong Storytelling Can Tally Up Math Skills

Kids who were good at the first at young age turned out to be good with numbers

8/6/2004
Expert Advice on ADHD a Phone Call Away

TV host Ty Pennington hosts call-in program on Aug. 9

8/6/2004
Family Meals Can Fortify Teens' Well-Being

Study found more time spent breaking bread meant less time in trouble

8/3/2004
Dads Play Key Role in Kids' Mental Health

Important when mother is suffering, study says

8/3/2004
Program Helps Teenage Kids of HIV Patients

Study: Counseling helps them do better as young adults

8/3/2004
Health Tip: Be a Good Sport

Show good sportsmanship at your child's games

7/29/2004
Kids Without Siblings Lack Social Skills: Study

Have more trouble getting along with no brothers or sisters

7/23/2004
Health Tip: Sibling Rivalry

Here's how to deal with the bickering

7/20/2004
When Your Child Struggles With Sleeplessness

Parents can take simple steps to correct the problem

7/16/2004
Teen Birth Rate Hits Record Low

But obesity is a growing concern, report on U.S. children says

7/15/2004
Health Tips: Safe Skateboarding

How to avoid injuries

7/13/2004
Home Smoking Bans Don't Always Hold

Disagreement can abound if smoker lives there, study finds

7/11/2004
Keep Baby Safe in the Sun

Delicate skin can be quick to burn

7/9/2004
Health Tip: When It's Nyet to Napping

How to get your toddler to cooperate

7/9/2004
Family Influences Weight

Obese parents increase risk that children will be overweight

7/8/2004
Health Tip: Teething Troubles

How to soothe your tot's gums

7/7/2004
Strong Parenting Cuts STDs in Black Teen Girls

Lower rates of gonorrhea and chylamydia among these adolescents

7/7/2004
7/6/2004
R-Rated Movies Tied to Teen Smoking

Kids who are allowed to watch such films more likely to start

7/6/2004
Cough Syrup Doesn't Help Kids -- or Parents

Study finds OTC products don't help either sleep

7/6/2004
Violent TV Sneaks Past Parental Control

Most limit kids' viewing, but images make it through anyway

7/2/2004
Don't Become a Fireworks Statistic This Year

Thousands of Americans are injured annually in backyard accidents

7/2/2004
Health Tip: Skateboarding Savvy

Some safety pointers

7/1/2004
Health Tip: Pacifier Safety

Use one-piece soothers only

6/27/2004
Beyond the Baby Blues

Postpartum depression strikes more than 10% of new mothers

6/25/2004
Popular Program Fails to Prevent Child Abuse

Study calls for better training of professionals who visit homes

6/25/2004
Health Tip: Remembering DEETails

Precautions for insect repellant use

6/25/2004
Health Tip: Overnight Camp

How to prepare for leaving home

6/23/2004
Teens Skilled at Manipulating Divorced Parents

They often play one parent off against the other, study finds

6/22/2004
Health Tip: Knuckle Cracking

What harm can it do?

6/21/2004
Health Tip: Baby's First Solids

Start with rice cereal

6/15/2004
Health Tip: Pacifier Practice

Control when and how often your baby sucks on a soother

6/15/2004
Health Tip: Asthma Action Plan for Camp

Make an emergency list for counselors

6/12/2004
Men Have Biological Clocks, Too

But experts differ on just when the 'alarm' sounds

6/9/2004
Health Tip: Soothing the Shot

Making injections tolerable for kids

6/9/2004
Health Tip: Swimmer's Ear

Avoid going in the water until the pain subsides

6/8/2004
Girls Fight Differently Than Boys

Retaliation often a factor in preteen girl violence, study finds

6/7/2004
PC-Savvy Toddlers Leap Ahead in Learning

They score better on IQ, school readiness tests

6/4/2004
Many Parents Are Blind to Their Kids' Weight Problems

And those overweight children are at risk of diabetes, new research says

6/4/2004
Parents Think Too Many Teens Get Antidepressants

But poll finds many are concerned about depression among adolescents

6/3/2004
Health Tip: New Baby, Jealous Sibling

Prepare your older child in advance

6/2/2004
Health Tip: Teen Smokers

Some facts you should know

6/2/2004
Black Children Lag on Vaccines

White, Latino and Asian kids vaccinated at same rate

6/1/2004
Getting Your Kids to Crack the Books

Homework advice for parents

6/1/2004
5/31/2004
Kids' Use of Bike Helmets, Seatbelts Less Than Parents Think

Study of fourth and fifth graders shows gap between reality and perception.