Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/19/2003
Air Bag Safety

Side air bags can be dangerous for kids

6/18/2003
Burping Baby

Pat your infant gently on the back

6/12/2003
No Life-Changing Experience

Getting a driver's license isn't monumental

6/11/2003
Overweight Kids Don't See the Problem

Their parents also don't view the excess weight as a health issue

6/8/2003
Childhood Sunburn Can Lead to Skin Cancer Later

Parents need to slather sunscreen on their kids before they head outside

6/6/2003
A Sound to Remember

The answer in a heartbeat

6/2/2003
A Parents' Guide to Childhood Hazards

New study details health threats to young children

5/27/2003
Setting an Example by Kicking the Habit

Parents who stop smoking reduce their children's risk of smoking

5/27/2003
Sunburn by Gender

Moms are better at preventing the 'ouch'

5/23/2003
Dark Thoughts About Baby Plague New Parents

Fathers are affected too, a new study shows

5/22/2003
How Infants Say 'Ouch'

Look for specific finger or leg movements

5/19/2003
Eat As I Eat

Parents are important role models for children's culinary habits

5/19/2003
Lullaby for Trouble

Coaxing your child to sleep isn't a good idea

5/15/2003
Soothing Mom When Baby Can't Be Soothed

Breathing teddy bears soothe mothers more than their babies, study finds

5/12/2003
More Reasons for Baby to Sleep on Her Back

Fewer fevers, stuffy noses and ear infections

5/12/2003
Irreplaceable Mom?

The blanket truth

5/10/2003
Kids Who Lost Parent in 9/11 Attacks Still Suffer

Among young children, separation anxiety and withdrawal was common, study finds

5/8/2003
Changing Schools Tough on Kids

Frequent switches can cause behavioral problems, study finds

5/7/2003
Home Not Always a Safe Haven for Children

It's the single most common location for injuries, study finds

5/7/2003
Seeing Double

Twins aren't alike to their parents

5/5/2003
Teens Born Tiny Say They're Adjusting Well

But their parents disagree, study finds

5/5/2003
Violent Lyrics Beget Violent Thoughts and Feelings

Study is one of the first to assess song lyrics' impact

4/29/2003
Fever Takes a Bath

How to bring down a child's temperature

4/27/2003
Too Many Babies Born Too Early

Campaign aims to heighten awareness of dangers of premature birth

4/21/2003
Fit Health Into Your Lifestyle

Tips on squeezing exercise and a healthy diet into busy schedule

4/18/2003
Antidepressants Don't Affect Infant Weight Gain

Nursing mothers shouldn't wait to get treated for depression

4/18/2003
Parents of Kids With Cancer Lash Out at Study

Comparison of obese children with those on chemotherapy draws outrage

4/17/2003
'White Noise' May Delay Baby's Speech

Hum of modern conveniences may be to blame

4/17/2003
Umbilical Cord Care

Keep the area clean

4/16/2003
Mom's Time Out

Take a break from your crying baby

4/14/2003
Prom Night

Ensure your kids know how to party safely

4/11/2003
Morning Blues

How to get your teen moving in the AM

4/9/2003
Thermometer Readings

Mercury thermometers are more reliable than high-tech types

4/8/2003
Divorce Damages Infants, Too

Babies who spend nights in different homes have problems attaching to parents

4/3/2003
No Broccoli, Mom!

Some ideas for getting kids to eat vegetables

3/27/2003
Infant Formulas Can Affect Preemies' Future Years

Nutrient-rich diets boost risk of insulin resistance

3/27/2003
Deter Dental Decay

Have sealants applied to your kids' teeth

3/26/2003
Fruit Juice Overload

Too much juice can lead to obesity, digestive problems

3/25/2003
Cast Removal

A guide for taking off plaster casts

3/21/2003
Helping Kids Cope With Worries of War

Parents can do much to keep anxiety at bay

3/17/2003
Young Driver Alert

Educate your teens about common causes of accidents

3/17/2003
Breathe Easy

Clear stuffed up nostrils with normal saline drops

3/13/2003
Family Food

Help your kids avoid weight problems

3/12/2003
Set a Place for Your Teen at the Dinner Table

Family meals promote healthy eating among adolescents, study says

3/10/2003
Boys and Girls Affected by TV Violence

They can grow into aggressive adults

3/6/2003
When Moms Earn, Kids Learn

Study disputes welfare myth of jobs hurting children

3/6/2003
3/5/2003
Sleep Safety for Babies

Infants should sleep face up

3/5/2003
Day Care Dilemma

Clues that proper care may be lacking

3/3/2003
Littlest Infants Still Slumber Unsafely

Their mothers aren't putting them on their backs to sleep