Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/30/2003
When Babies Get the Blues

Even infants can have emotional problems, but TLC is the best medicine

12/30/2003
Picky Eater

How to encourage a heartier appetite

12/29/2003
Young Flu Blues

How to soothe your child's distress

12/25/2003
Gum Disease in Kids

Watch out for plaque

12/25/2003
Shy Teens

Tips for overcoming timidity

12/24/2003
Keep Kids Safe During the Holidays

Experts offer tips for protecting children

12/23/2003
Prevent Chipped Teeth

Some precautions for young children

12/16/2003
'Healthy Steps' Puts Parents on Path to Better Child-Rearing

The program emphasizes greater access to health-care professionals

12/12/2003
Safe Toys Make for Happy Holidays

Inappropriate gifts can lead straight to the emergency room

12/12/2003
A Toy Story With a Twist

Consumer Product Safety Commission expert checks to make sure toys are kid-friendly

12/12/2003
When Toddlers Need Surgery

Prepare them a day in advance

12/9/2003
Childhood Vaccines Are Safe

Even preservatives that are used pose no threat, study says

12/9/2003
Bath For Baby

Tips for the tub

12/9/2003
Alcoholism Runs in the Family

Home environment an important factor in risk of developing alcoholic disorders

12/8/2003
Bullies Rule the School

And their victims suffer in silence, study finds

12/8/2003
Extreme Exercise

How to tell if your teen is overdoing it

12/8/2003
More TV Time for Teens Means Fewer Fruits, Vegetables

The more hours they watch, the worse their diet, study finds

12/5/2003
China's Gender Imbalance

Study suggests one child per family rule is leading to abortions of female fetuses

12/5/2003
12/5/2003
My Teenage Child Smokes

How to help your child butt out

12/5/2003
Motherhood Makes Teens More Responsible

Study finds they're less likely to take part in delinquent activities

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