Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/23/2004
Healthy Habits Big Part of Home Schooling

Survey finds many parents who teach at home skip sexual health, however

1/22/2004
Oral Piercing

Know the risks involved

1/19/2004
The Sense Behind Security Blankets

They relieve separation anxiety

1/15/2004
New Study Reinforces SIDS Prevention Guidelines

Maternal smoking, sleeping face down can be deadly

1/15/2004
If a Playmate Bites Your Child

Watch for swelling and redness

1/13/2004
Choking and Children

Tips for preventing airway obstruction

1/9/2004
Docs Say They're Ill Prepared to Spot Mental Problems in Teens

Half don't ask their young patients about their well-being

1/9/2004
Pre-Empting Teen Smoking

Prevent it before they start

1/8/2004
Kids and Computer Strain

Teach them correct posture

1/6/2004
Child Biting

Tips to help your toddler stop

1/5/2004
Paintball: More Dangerous Than Meets the Eye

Study finds game can cause serious vision problems, even blindness

1/5/2004
Broken Bone?

What to do if you suspect a break

1/2/2004
Growing Pains

Massage the area that hurts

12/31/2003
Winter Months Increase SIDS Risk

Don't use too many blankets, doctors warn

12/31/2003
When School-Age Kids Need Surgery

Prepare them a week ahead

12/30/2003
When Babies Get the Blues

Even infants can have emotional problems, but TLC is the best medicine

12/30/2003
Picky Eater

How to encourage a heartier appetite

12/29/2003
Young Flu Blues

How to soothe your child's distress

12/25/2003
Gum Disease in Kids

Watch out for plaque

12/25/2003
Shy Teens

Tips for overcoming timidity

12/24/2003
Keep Kids Safe During the Holidays

Experts offer tips for protecting children

12/23/2003
Prevent Chipped Teeth

Some precautions for young children

12/16/2003
'Healthy Steps' Puts Parents on Path to Better Child-Rearing

The program emphasizes greater access to health-care professionals

12/12/2003
Safe Toys Make for Happy Holidays

Inappropriate gifts can lead straight to the emergency room

12/12/2003
A Toy Story With a Twist

Consumer Product Safety Commission expert checks to make sure toys are kid-friendly

12/12/2003
When Toddlers Need Surgery

Prepare them a day in advance

12/9/2003
Childhood Vaccines Are Safe

Even preservatives that are used pose no threat, study says

12/9/2003
Bath For Baby

Tips for the tub

12/9/2003
Alcoholism Runs in the Family

Home environment an important factor in risk of developing alcoholic disorders

12/8/2003
Bullies Rule the School

And their victims suffer in silence, study finds

12/8/2003
Extreme Exercise

How to tell if your teen is overdoing it

12/8/2003
More TV Time for Teens Means Fewer Fruits, Vegetables

The more hours they watch, the worse their diet, study finds

12/5/2003
China's Gender Imbalance

Study suggests one child per family rule is leading to abortions of female fetuses

12/5/2003
12/5/2003
My Teenage Child Smokes

How to help your child butt out

12/5/2003
Motherhood Makes Teens More Responsible

Study finds they're less likely to take part in delinquent activities

12/1/2003
From Car Seat to Booster

Kids over 40 pounds should be in a booster

11/24/2003
Beauty's in the Eye of the Bookholder

Fairy tales may damage girls' self-esteem, study says

11/21/2003
Battling Drug Abuse as a Family

New substance abuse treatment approach may help parents and children

11/21/2003
Driving Teacher

Pointers for teaching your teen

11/20/2003
Baby on the Move

Use safety gates at the top and bottom of stairs

11/20/2003
Most Parents Bully Their Kids: Study

Survey finds many children experience screaming, shouting from parents

11/19/2003
Fragile X: The Story of Luke

Shutdown of one gene changes a little boy's trip through life

11/19/2003
Playground Safety

Avoid equipment set on concrete

11/15/2003
Helping the Medicine Go Down

Tips for parents to get their kids to take the drugs they need

11/14/2003
New Moms Can Take the Stress

Rat study finds they're more resistant to adversity

11/14/2003
Child in Need

Some signs your child may need professional help

11/13/2003
Bathing Baby

Prepare for it, and don't rush

11/12/2003
Genital Injuries

A home care guide for mild wounds

11/11/2003
Family Fire Guide

Teach your kids how to respond