Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

9/18/2003
Internet Info on Cochlear Implants

Web site helps parents, doctors assess speech development in babies with devices

9/17/2003
Stressing Quiet Time

How to rid your family of stress

9/16/2003
Your Child's Self-Esteem

How you can promote a positive self-image

9/11/2003
Ear Infections

Warning signs and temporary remedies

9/11/2003
Prevent Dog Bites

What to teach your children

9/8/2003
Health Tip: Avoiding Playground Injuries

Suggestions to help protect your kids

9/5/2003
Step Parenting

How to avoid its pitfalls

9/4/2003
The Basics of Healthy Writing

Experts give advice on how to avoid carpal tunnel syndrome

9/4/2003
Toys For Tots

Choose toys that will stimulate their senses

9/3/2003
9/3/2003
How to Start the School Year Right

Tips to ensure your children's health, safety, happiness

9/2/2003
Protect Your Allergic Child in School

Parents need to meet with school staff to discuss children's food sensitivities

9/1/2003
Can You Hear Me?

How to tell if your child's hearing is sound

8/30/2003
What Makes the Medicine Go Down

Expert advice on getting children to take their medications

8/29/2003
Toy Time

How to select safe toys

8/29/2003
Separation Anxiety

How to handle it with your child

8/29/2003
Back-To-School Takes Toll on Parents' Sleep

Experts cite stress of balancing their schedules along with kids'

8/28/2003
Combating Childhood Obesity

Advice for parents on how to encourage healthy habits in kids

8/28/2003
Young Students Need More Bathroom Breaks

Their bladders aren't developed enough to handle restricted access

8/28/2003
Take a Load Off Your Kids

How to choose the right backpack

8/27/2003
Girls Miss Friends When They Head to College

Female freshmen affected by 'friendsickness'

8/25/2003
ADHD Help Just a Call Away

Experts answer questions during national phone-in program

8/25/2003
School-Day Checklist

As the first day nears

8/21/2003
First School Day Fears

Let your child know anxiety is normal

8/19/2003
Good Students Get the Jitters, Too

Perfectionism can cause anxiety in those who excel in school

8/15/2003
Bedtime Battles

Stick to a nightly ritual

8/13/2003
When Your Teen is College Bound

Expect to experience separation anxiety

8/12/2003
Play It Safe During Family Visits

Grandparents need to make sure kids can't find dangerous medications

8/7/2003
Breast Is Best -- for Baby and Mom

The health benefits can last a lifetime

8/5/2003
Stressing Out at the Start of School

Tips for parents on helping relieve children's anxiety

8/1/2003
Hepatitis C Drug for Children

Tames pediatric liver disease

7/30/2003
Sleepless in the Nursery

Let your baby fall asleep in the crib

7/22/2003
Combination Ear Infection Drug OK'd

For swimmer's ear and other ills

7/21/2003
More Hours in Day Care, More Behavior Problems Later

But simple measures can correct matters, researchers and experts say

7/18/2003
Nurturing Young Extends Life

New evolutionary theory of aging for humans

7/17/2003
Socializing Paves Way for Multilingual Kids

Infants who interact with people who speak different language primed for learning

7/15/2003
Kids' Bike Shopping

Hold off on a two-wheeler until your child is ready

7/15/2003
Movies Spur Teen Smoking

Study advises pediatricians to urge parents to screen flicks

7/9/2003
Child-Friendly Bug Repellant

Apply it to your own hands first

7/8/2003
Moving After Divorce Damages Kids

If parent who has custody moves to another city, children suffer

7/8/2003
The Truth About Marijuana

Share these facts with your teens

7/8/2003
Children's Choking Hazards

Cut up foods that are easy to choke on

7/7/2003
'Back to Sleep' Campaign has Curious Side Effect

Some infants develop temporarily misshapen skulls

7/4/2003
Coach's Corner

Keep your little league team healthy

7/2/2003
Sucking Satisfaction

Offer your baby a pacifier

6/30/2003
Street Smarts

Teach your kids road safety

6/24/2003
Drowning Alert

Pool safety tips