Parenting Health News

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9/14/2017
Health Tip: On Kids and Pets

How to prepare children for furry friends

9/12/2017
Hurricanes May Have Longer-Lasting Impact on Kids

Child expert offers tips on helping youngsters recover from the storms

9/11/2017
State Laws Curb Kids' Injuries Tied to Off-Road Vehicles

In Massachusetts, ER visits down as much as 50 percent, study found

9/9/2017
Brown-Bagging It? Think Outside the Box

Dietitian shares tips for tasty, affordable lunches

9/7/2017
Get Your Kids to Eat Smart at School

Helping youngsters make the right food choices

9/7/2017
9/6/2017
Put Flu Shot on the Back-to-School Checklist

By late October is best, says American Academy of Pediatrics

9/6/2017
Team Sports for Kids: A Winning Combo

Life lessons can be learned on the playing field

9/6/2017
Health Tip: Suggestions for New Moms

Tips to help ward off depression

9/6/2017
Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children

Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

9/5/2017
Throat Bacteria Linked to Bone and Joint Infection in Kids

Study found one particular germ in 70 percent of children with additional infections

9/5/2017
Helping Kids Adapt to a New School

Ease the transition to a different grade or district

9/5/2017
9/4/2017
Back to School, Back to Planning for Kids With Autism, ADHD

Thinking ahead and keeping a calendar with important dates can help make transition smoother

9/3/2017
Take the Back Pain Out of Backpacks

Make sure your child isn't carrying too heavy a load

9/1/2017
Does General Anesthesia Affect Babies' Brains?

Small study finds reduction in white matter among children operated on as infants

9/1/2017
Nasal Flu Vaccine's Demise May Mean Fewer Immunized Kids

Overall child immunization rates fell after CDC advised against the inhaled form, study shows

9/1/2017
Pediatricians Sound Alarm on Rapid Weight Changes in Young Athletes

Both short- and long-term damage can result from quick losses or gains

9/1/2017
Health Tip: Food Safety for College Students

Suggestions to prevent food poisoning

8/31/2017
Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds

Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses

8/31/2017
8/30/2017
America's New Dads Are Older Than Ever

Average age of new fathers has risen to 31, study finds

8/30/2017
Health Tip: Avoid Juice Before Age 1

Offer fresh fruit as a healthier choice

8/29/2017
Many Parents Don't Tell Doctor About 'Complementary' Therapy Use in Kids

Hiding info from pediatricians could be risky for young patients, report authors say

8/29/2017
Many Parents Not Happy With Later School Start Times

More shut-eye means healthier, more alert students, but survey finds half of parents pushing back

8/29/2017
8/28/2017
Vaccination 101: Make Sure Kids Are Up to Date

Classrooms, locker rooms and dormitories are breeding grounds for bacteria and viruses, expert says