Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/5/2003
12/5/2003
My Teenage Child Smokes

How to help your child butt out

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

11/7/2003
Teenage Depression

More than just a case of the blues

11/6/2003
Sex on Campus: Risky Business

Many college students engage in unsafe practices, experts say

11/6/2003
Illness in Newborns

Symptoms can be subtle

11/6/2003
Cut Lunchtime Calories: Eat a Better Breakfast

Fiber-rich foods may help kids control their weight

11/5/2003
Teens Who Dislike School Tend to Graduate to Parenthood Early

Poor socioeconomic conditions also linked to pregnancy at young age

11/4/2003
Medication Not Enough for ADHD

Doctors must offer guidance, suggestions to parents, too

11/3/2003
Postpartum Depression Can Lead to Violent Kids

It increases risk of behavior problems in children by age of 11, study finds

11/3/2003
Toss Out the Ipecac

Pediatric group says syrup isn't effective treatment for poisonings

11/3/2003
When It's Time for 'The Talk,' Call on Some 'Friends'

Certain TV shows can be effective sex ed teachers

10/30/2003
Family Income, Education Impact Teen Obesity, Depression

Lower socioeconomic status can increase problems among adolescents

10/30/2003
Baby Rub Down

Bonding through infant massage

10/29/2003
Halloween Hazards

What to watch out for

10/29/2003
Cosmetic Contact Lenses Are No Halloween Treat

They can cause serious eye problems, even blindness

10/28/2003
Croup

Mild cases can be treated at home

10/27/2003
Baby Slings

Use them only for very young infants

10/27/2003
Are We There Yet?

How to combat boredom during car trips

10/24/2003
Home Alone

Is your child ready?

10/23/2003
Bath Water Burns

Steps to prevent them

10/21/2003
Talking Sex With Teens

Give your child accurate information

10/20/2003
Sinusitis Can Strike Kids, Too

The condition can cause a variety of health problems if left untreated

10/20/2003
Biking With Baby

Use a trailer, not a carrier

10/17/2003
Halloween and Allergies

Discard treats that don't list the ingredients

10/15/2003
Acupuncture Calms Moms' Pre-Surgery Jitters

They report less anxiety as their children prepare for operation

10/15/2003
Open Window Safety

Safeguard windows with guards or stops

10/13/2003
Fear of Potty Leads to Constipation

Anxiety in toddlers who are toilet training linked to condition

10/13/2003
Health Care for College Students

Encourage your child to use campus health resources

10/9/2003
Air Travel With Infants

Use a car seat to secure your baby

10/9/2003
Beware of Dog

Don't leave young children alone with a canine

10/8/2003
Make Your Kids Wash Their Hands

Parents need reminder about importance of hand hygiene for their children

10/3/2003
Asthma at School

Have a written action plan for your child

10/1/2003
Home Alone

A safety checklist for kids

9/25/2003
Baby Joggers

Some safety tips

9/24/2003
School Bus Safety

Regularly review the rules with your kids

9/18/2003
Few Parents Help Kids Fight Acne

Survey finds many don't take teens to doctor to get treatment