Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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
Piercing Ears Early Lowers Risk of Keloids

Doing it before age 11 better, new study finds

5/2/2005
Movie Ratings Miss the Violence

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

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