Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

6/3/2002
Too Much Tube Time Makes for Tubby Tots

Kids with a TV in their bedroom are even more likely to be overweight

5/29/2002
Check Kids' Eyes Early

Problems can begin from birth

5/16/2002
A Smart Catch

Fish really is brain food

5/13/2002
Pear Warning

Certain fruit juices aren't good for infants

5/9/2002
A 14-Carrot Idea

How to wean your infant

4/25/2002
Don't Encourage Overeating

Your child takes cues from you

4/11/2002
Toxic Childhoods

Angry, cold families produce sick kids who may become sick adults

3/22/2002
Bugged About Infant Wheezing?

Here are some risk factors

3/19/2002
A Thumb Sucker Cure

If the child doesn't stop on his own

3/16/2002
Don't Get Around Much Anymore?

You're not alone: Study finds partying fizzles with age

3/13/2002
Like Mother, Like Daughter

Some habits span generations

2/20/2002
Putting Bed-Wetting to Rest

An idea that isn't all wet

2/17/2002
Caught In the Middle, Stressed to the Max

Caring for aging parents as well as their own kids is overwhelming many baby boomers

2/16/2002
The 'Big Talk' Isn't Enough

When it comes to sex, teens want to get their parents' views

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?