Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/4/2002
Pediatricians Show Some Support for Same-Sex Adoptions

But critic says decision is based on flawed research

1/22/2002
Family Mess Prevents Mental Mess in Adolescents

Families who eat together keep it together, Spanish researchers find

1/15/2002
Daycare Checklist Should Include Kleenex

But many centers forget to stock tissues

1/2/2002
Keeping Kids Out of Gangs

Parents have more influence than they might think

12/18/2001
A Cordless Child

Should parents sterilize umbilical stump?

11/30/2001
Mitten Warning

Avoid putting them on newborns

11/24/2001
Parenting, an Evolutionary Idea

Moms and Dads who really care about their kids play a key role in human survival, study says

11/21/2001
Preemies Thrive When Mom's the Incubator

'Kangaroo' care stresses breast milk, constant skin contact

11/20/2001
This Will Sleigh You

Risk factors for sledding accidents

11/2/2001
Don't Give Kids a Break

Good equipment, dose of caution keep sports accidents at bay

10/31/2001
Holy Mackerel!

Is fish brain food?

10/27/2001
Trauma Counseling for Parents Helps Kids

New research on war refugee mothers proves there are emotional, physical benefits

10/7/2001
The Blame Game

Experts debate the media's role in influencing teen attitudes on sex

10/7/2001
Caregivers, Take Care

You'll last if you put yourself first

10/3/2001
No Kidding around Pools

Steps to prevent young ones from drowning

10/1/2001
Got Asthma? Blame Mom

Babies with poorly coping moms more susceptible

9/22/2001
Spanking Study Sparks Outcry

Conclusions renew debate over whether such punishment harms kids

9/7/2001
Helping Kids Cope with Divorce

The strain is tough on children, too

9/6/2001
Be Wary of Walkers, the Baby Kind

Pediatric group claims they're unsafe and wants them banned

9/4/2001
No Need to Spare the Rod

Study finds some spanking is OK

8/19/2001
Baby Molds

Shape of their future starts with their heads

8/9/2001
Sitting Pretty

How to choose a babysitter you can trust

8/7/2001
The Tussle Over Tube Time

Parents need to monitor kids' TV viewing

8/4/2001
When Parents Snooze, Kids Lose

Unsupervised teens tend to do booze, drugs and smokes, national survey says

8/1/2001
Working on the Family Vacation

Parents now turn to the kids to help plan 'quality experiences'

7/30/2001
Antisocial Children Hurt Parents and Society

Study says early intervention is crucial

7/30/2001
Reaping Reading's Benefits

Why parents should read to their kids

7/27/2001
Home Alone

At what age can your child become a 'latchkey kid?'

7/19/2001
New Video Game Link to Violence Reported

Report finds increased aggression makes connection clear; violence expert argues otherwise

7/16/2001
New Kid on the Block

Helpful hints for first-time parents

7/4/2001
Beware the Call of the Wild

Know the dangers if you go camping with your kids

7/2/2001
Doctors Urged to Look for Shaken Baby Syndrome

Abuse should be suspected without good explanation

5/29/2001
Baby Talk

It's never too early to read to your child

5/20/2001
Along for the Ride

Parents more satisfied accompanying kids on ambulance rides, study says

5/19/2001
The Homework Blues Hit Home

Parents worry about kids' workloads; experts differ on need for homework

5/14/2001
'Bad' Parenting Causes Psychiatric Woes

Common behaviors raise risk 29%, study says

5/10/2001
Mom's Book Helps Kids Cope With Parent's MS

It outlines symptoms, coping techniques

5/10/2001
5/8/2001
Make Sure Your Child's Bike Helmet Fits

It should be snug, but not overly tight