Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/27/2003
Extra Help for Kids With ADHD

Classes on behavioral and social skills benefit kids, parents

2/25/2003
Female Hormone Affects Aggressiveness of Father Mice

In animal study, the nurturing dads lacked progesterone

2/25/2003
Pressure Can Push Female Collegians Over the Edge

Suicide risk greater for those with demanding parents

2/21/2003
Married Men Make Better Fathers

Matrimony means good parenting, even with stepkids

2/20/2003
Cradle Cap

It's caused by excessive skin oiliness

2/17/2003
Too Many Kids Can Take Years Off Your Life

Parents who have more than two children face greater risk of heart disease

2/14/2003
Neglect Can Cause Child Development Problems

Infants left alone in orphanages suffer problems for years

2/14/2003
Helping Kids Cope With a Suddenly Unsafe World

Experts offer parents tips on preventing anxiety

2/14/2003
Make the Medicine Go Down

How to help your child swallow a pill

2/14/2003
Children Need More Than Chocolate on Valentine's Day

Tips on how parents can show their love all year round

2/13/2003
The Right Dose

Sick kids need the correct medication

2/13/2003
Poison Pointers

Keep emergency numbers by the phone

2/7/2003
What's Up, Doc?

Prepare your kids for visits to the doctor

2/5/2003
Death of Child Raises Mom's Risk of Dying Early

Grieving fathers' mortality rate not as high, Danish study finds

2/4/2003
Fright Nights

Night terrors aren't the same as nightmares

1/31/2003
Costumes Make the Stories Stick

Study found dressing up helped children remember tales better

1/30/2003
Do Museums and Miniature Golf Make Kids Healthy?

Ohio researchers say family time at fun places may ward off illness

1/30/2003
Turning Off TV Shows Won't Deter Teens

They'll just watch the forbidden fare at a friend's home, study says

1/25/2003
To Keep Teen Hormones in Check, Mother Knows Best

Close relationship delays daughter's sexual activity

1/24/2003
Kids in Single-Parent Homes Have Worse Health

At higher risk for mental illness, substance abuse and suicide

1/24/2003
Rock-a-bye Baby, Sleep Through the Night

The key is feeding your infant fewer times

1/22/2003
Help Prevent Colic Attacks

Tips to ward it off

1/14/2003
More Parents Sharing Beds With Babies

Doctors sharply divided about the dangers, benefits

1/13/2003
Baby Brush Strokes

Care for your baby's teeth

1/10/2003
Are Toy Guns All in Good Fun?

Gender and race affect parents' opinions on the subject

1/9/2003
Does Prenatal Smoking Produce Unruly Kids?

A mother's pattern of behavior may be more to blame

1/9/2003
Minority Teens Follow Family Cues When it Comes to Sex

Study found black, Hispanic males had it early if relative was teen parent

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