Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/1/2003
Oral Thrush

Treat infants' mouths and mothers' nipples

12/31/2002
Fake Ache

How to tell when your child's tummy ache is for real

12/30/2002
To Spank or Not to Spank

After 60 years of research, the debate continues

12/30/2002
If Cigarettes Are Around, Teens More Likely to Smoke

Easy access boosts risk, research proves

12/25/2002
Diaper Rash

How to prevent it

12/23/2002
It's My Potty

Know when to toilet train your toddler

12/20/2002
Child Bookworms

How to get your kids to read more

12/19/2002
Slip Sliding Away

How to toboggan safely

12/17/2002
Pint-Size Pimples

No treatment needed for infant acne

12/16/2002
Combination Vaccine for Kids

Six shots rolled into one

12/11/2002
Teething Timetable

When new teeth appear

12/9/2002
Trouble in Toyland

Think safety when choosing holiday toys for children

12/9/2002
A Slave To Routine?

Studies show routines and rituals confer health benefits

12/6/2002
Brace Yourself

Know what to do for broken dental appliances

12/2/2002
Breastfeeding Can Aid Weight Loss

So there may not be a need to diet

12/2/2002
Unsupervised Teens Have More Sex

New research shows those home alone the most have the most sex

11/27/2002
Fever Relief

How to soothe a sick child

11/14/2002
When It Comes to AIDS, Parental Honesty Has Its Limits

Care is needed when disclosing your HIV infection

11/14/2002
The Good Doctor

How to find the best care for your child

11/11/2002
Booze News

Alcohol facts for teens

11/8/2002
Babies See More Than We Bargained For

Infants are more in tune with visual communication than previously thought

11/8/2002
Grieving the Stillborn Child

Recent study infuriates women who have lost a baby at birth

11/4/2002
Strolling into Trouble

Stroller falls send thousands of children to ER annually

10/31/2002
Stress Not Cancer Culprit

Study finds no link between the two

10/22/2002
Helping Children Sweat the Small Stuff

Pediatricians can work with parents to overcome common behavioral problems

10/21/2002
In Kids We Trust (To Eat Well)

They'll do the right thing when left to own devices

10/18/2002
Baby Bottle Blight Targets Teeth

Avoid juice, milk at night

10/15/2002
Classes Cut Emotional Toll of Divorce on Kids

Counseling leads to fewer mental health problems in children of divorce

10/11/2002
Kids Can Have Bad Memories of Medical Procedures

Study found childrens' recall often flawed, but parents can set record straight

9/30/2002
Play Fair If You Play Favorites

Preferential treatment by parents has to be fair, children say

9/27/2002
Mother's Milk Is Honey to Young Infants

Mother-child bond said to boost long-term psychological well-being

9/9/2002
Teens Have Questions, You Need Answers

Physicians' groups can help

9/6/2002
Indoor Air Quality Fails In Schools

Half of nation's schools have air-quality issues

9/6/2002
The Apron String's Tied to Teen Sexuality

Close relationship with mom can delay sexual activity in teens

9/4/2002
Kids Follow in Parents' Risky Footsteps

Won't take care of themselves if their folks don't either

8/20/2002
Don't Pooh Pooh Kids' Pain

If a child complains, feel his/her pain

8/19/2002
Don't Let Worms Dog You

Parasites can migrate from pets to people

8/14/2002
Bed-Sharing Not Harmful for Kids

Study finds the habit makes little difference a child's development

8/6/2002
Effects of Child Abuse Can Linger for Years

Many kids grow up to become troubled teens

7/30/2002
Click Here to Adopt a Foster Child

U.S. hopes putting faces on a Web site will find them homes

7/23/2002
Group Membership Spurs Women to Exercise

Young mothers gain confidence from others: study

7/17/2002
Water Hazards

Children at risk of drowning

7/16/2002
Parents, Hear This

Infant deafness screening crucial

7/14/2002
The Magic of Kangaroo Care

Advance in premature infant care leading to healthier babies

7/12/2002
Arthritis Strikes Kids, Too

Parents often ignore early warning signs

7/2/2002
Tag Your Child

Information on bike helmets can help in emergencies

6/27/2002
It's All in the Timing

When's best to speak to your kids

6/21/2002
Advice for Dads Who Coach

Play by these rules

6/12/2002
Bad Vibrations

Why the kids may get antsy during car trips

6/8/2002
Exercise Should Be a Family Affair

It strengthens bonds as well as bodies