Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

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