Parenting Health News

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11/16/2004
Low-Income Dads Key to Child's Development

Supportive dads help children achieve despite poverty, study finds

11/15/2004
Social Support Systems Help Abused Children

A stable environment protects against depression, study says

11/15/2004
Triplets Strain Parental Bond

Stress affects development of infants, researchers say

11/15/2004
Teens With Same-Sex Parents Well-Adjusted

Study: Those with two moms live as normally as their peers

11/15/2004
Drinking During Pregnancy Can Lower Baby's IQ

Infants don't have to have fetal alcohol syndrome to suffer effects, study finds

11/11/2004
Identifying Sperm Donors Doesn't Cause Problems

Kids want to meet father, but aren't confused about parentage

11/9/2004
Health Tip: Buy Safe Toys

Suggestions for a safer holiday

11/3/2004
A Small Triumph Over a Mental Illness

Mother's book chronicles her daughter's struggle with bipolar disorder

11/1/2004
Breast-feeding Moms Less Likely to Restrict Food Later

Study may explain why breast-feeding appears to reduce childhood obesity

11/1/2004
Some Immigrant Mothers Need Child-Development Education

Could help with speech, hearing problems, experts say

10/30/2004
Allergies Can Crop Up Indoors

Tips on how to protect children from irritants in home

10/21/2004
Study: Breast Milk Is Best When Fresh

Loses antioxidants when refrigerated or frozen

10/20/2004
Walking Kids Through Aftermath of Domestic Violence

Emotion coaching helps parents help children deal with trauma of experience

10/15/2004
Tough Warnings Ordered for All Antidepressants

FDA says 'black-box' warning on labels is response to youth suicide potential

10/14/2004
Health Tip: Does Your Newborn Have Kernicterus?

Symptoms include yellowing of the skin and eyes

10/12/2004
Air Pollution, Secondhand Smoke Pose Risks for Children

Babies as young as 1 experience trouble breathing, study finds

10/12/2004
Parents Affect Kids' Heart Disease Risk

Maternal smoking, lack of exercise just two of the factors

10/11/2004
Many Make Mistakes with Asthma Medication

Only half shake inhaler before use, study finds

10/8/2004
Infant Crying Can Trigger Abuse in Some Parents

Study says professional intervention can help

10/6/2004
Minority Boys Short on Sleep

They get least amount of slumber among kids aged 8 to 11

10/6/2004
Workplace Solvents Can Harm a Fetus

Subtle cognitive problems found in children of women exposed to the chemicals

10/4/2004
New Moms Who Smoke Have Colicky Babies

Tobacco toxins may affect a key digestive protein, study finds

10/4/2004
Home Nurses Help Newborns

They cut down on number of emergency room visits, rehospitalizations, study says

10/4/2004
Study: Food Restrictions on Kids Backfire

Those prone to obesity likelier to gain weight

10/3/2004
Flu Shots in Separate Seasons Still Protect Toddlers

Study finds one in spring, another in fall easier than two a month apart in fall

9/23/2004
Health Tip: Breast-feeding is Best

It helps ward off disease in baby, helps mom lose weight

9/22/2004
Father's Job Plays Role in Birth Defect Risk

Kids of clerical workers, craftsmen at higher risk

9/21/2004
ADHD Risk Jumps as Parental Education Level Drops

Study finds boys in particular affected by connection

9/20/2004
Child Abuse Leads to Adult Heart Disease

It adversely affects the body and mind, study finds

9/17/2004
Involved Dads Help Daughters' Development

They can influence choice of activities that shape personality

9/17/2004
Parents Shouldn't Play Favorites

Preferential treatment of certain children has negative effect on all kids, study says

9/16/2004
Despite Drop in Teen Drinking, Levels Are Still High

Nearly half of all 12th graders drink alcohol, new survey finds

9/15/2004
Confronting the Worst With a Dying Child

Many parents don't regret telling a child about impending death

9/10/2004
13 Percent of U.S. Children Have Chronic Health Needs

Those problems can place financial strain on families, study finds

9/10/2004
Teen Driver's License Ups Chances of Drug Abuse

Study finds being away from adult supervision can lead to trouble

9/7/2004
Many Teen Drug Treatment Programs Found Lacking

They're missing key components that make rehabilitation likely, study says

9/7/2004
Pediatricians Treating More Kids With Behavioral Problems

Yet they often don't feel qualified to do so, study finds

9/6/2004
Planning Ahead Helps Control Asthma in Children

Emergencies less likely if parents monitor symptoms steadily, study finds

9/4/2004
Families Should Get Fit Together

Experts urge 30 minutes of exercise a day

9/4/2004
Inhalant Abuse Rising Among Teens

'Huffing' paint thinner, aerosols kills more than 100 U.S. kids a year

9/1/2004
Preschoolers Are Eating Better -- and More

They're getting nutrients, but also more calories

8/30/2004
Want Your Kids to Cut Down on Colas?

Setting a good example should be your first move, experts say

8/29/2004
Beating Backpack Back Pain

Experts offer safety tips for kids returning to school

8/22/2004
Keep Your Kids Cavity-Free

Experts offer back-to-school advice on how to prevent tooth decay

8/20/2004
If It's Back to School, It's Also Vaccine Time

Experts say the shots are a crucial weapon against disease

8/20/2004
Breathing Easy When School Starts

Students need to avoid asthma and allergy triggers when they return to classes

8/18/2004
Women Who Care for Parents Face Poverty Risk

These caregivers more likely to have limited job opportunities

8/17/2004
Parents Miss Some Effective Asthma Steps

Many who try to get rid of allergens do the wrong things

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