Parenting Health News

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10/21/2013
Kids With ADHD Often Prone to Bowel Problems: Study

Bodily cues often overlooked, experts say

10/21/2013
Fewer Infants Hospitalized for Whooping Cough, Study Finds

Increase in teens vaccinated against the infection has resulted in decrease in babies contracting it, researchers suggest

10/21/2013
Kids Still Spanked, to Their Detriment, Study Finds

Poorer language skills and behavior found at age 9 for children physically punished years earlier

10/21/2013
10/17/2013
Parents Who Used Donor Eggs Often Struggle Over Decision to Tell Kids

Study found, however, that anxiety ended once the revelation was made

10/17/2013
Children of Teen Mothers Don't Have Mental Disadvantage, Study Suggests

But language delay was noted in kids born to youngest moms

10/17/2013
10/14/2013
Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study

But, setting a consistent bedtime can get children back on track, researcher says

10/11/2013
Cafeteria Debit Cards Linked to Less-Healthy School Lunches

Study found kids consume more calories when cash isn't a lunch-line option

10/11/2013
Health Tip: Is Your Child Sleep-Deprived?

Here are typical warning signs

10/11/2013
Health Tip: Keep Baby Safe in a Carrier

Make sure it's used properly and fits well

10/10/2013
Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking

Praise them when they don't do it

10/8/2013
A Nurse Who Lends an Ear May Ease Anxiety in Moms of Preemies

Private talk sessions with a NICU nurse improved new mothers' depression, self-esteem

10/8/2013
Smog, Stressed Mom May Raise Risk of Behavior Woes in Kids

Exposure to a combination of the two in the womb is worse than either alone, study suggests

10/7/2013
Probiotics Not Shown to Soothe Babies' Colic, Review Finds

Experts say parents should check with doctors for excessive crying, fussiness

10/7/2013
Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease

Study links late introduction of gluten, breast-feeding beyond 1 year to development of the digestive disorder

10/7/2013
Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says

Sugar-packed 'sports drinks' among products hawked in lucrative ad campaigns

10/7/2013
10/7/2013
Health Tip: Toddler-Proof Baby's Bed

Remove most objects from the crib

10/4/2013
New Test Spots Risk for PTSD in Injured Kids

Experts say early recognition crucial for avoiding later psychological, behavior problems

10/4/2013
Cold, Abusive Parenting May Set Child Up for Health Woes as Adult

'Toxic' stress takes physical toll, study says

10/4/2013
Egg Allergy No Obstacle to Child's Flu Shot, CDC Says

New guidelines say special precautions aren't needed

10/4/2013
Mexican Women's Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Breast-Feeding?

Having more than 3 children also appeared to raise risk for aggressive breast disease, study suggests

10/4/2013
Junk Food Makers Target Kids With Free Online Games, Study Says

Experts call for regulation of 'advergames' while industry says it polices itself

10/4/2013
Health Tip: Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Limit TV time, and watch what kids eat

10/3/2013
After Tonsillectomy, Over-the-Counter Painkillers Suffice, Study Says

Researchers recommend using Advil, Motrin post-op

10/3/2013
Does Your Preschool Child Have ADHD?

Relying on several sources, including teachers, clinicians and yourself, is best way to find out, study says

10/3/2013
Health Tip: Practice Good Seat Belt Habits

And set a good example for your kids

10/2/2013
Don't Rule Out Vaginal Delivery for Twins, Study Says

No significant differences seen in results for mother, babies compared to C-section

10/2/2013
9/30/2013
Many U.S. Parents Share Bed With Babies Despite Risks: Survey

Doctors should discuss sleep-time habits with new parents, expert says

9/30/2013
Whooping Cough Outbreaks Tied to Parents Shunning Vaccines

Study finds that areas with high rates of nonmedical vaccine exemptions also had high number of cases

9/30/2013
Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds

Better awareness of traumatic brain injury may be reason, experts say

9/30/2013
Preschoolers' Use of Psychiatric Drugs Levels Off, Study Shows

Findings suggest doctors may have safety concerns

9/30/2013
Health Tip: Waking Up at Night

Suggestions to prevent early wakeups in children

9/28/2013
Tips for Preventing, Coping With Pinkeye

Conjunctivitis more likely to spread with school in session, expert says

9/27/2013
Teaching Sleep Tips to Parents Seems to Help Kids With Autism

Boosting exercise, limiting caffeine and reducing video games at bedtime are important

9/27/2013
Can Eating Peanut Butter Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Later Life?

Regular consumption in childhood tied to 39 percent lower odds of benign breast disease by age 30

9/27/2013
Health Tip: Dealing With a Child's Cough

Many times, it won't require medical treatment

9/26/2013
Health Tip: Prevent Food Poisoning in Baby Food

Wash your hands before preparation

9/26/2013
9/25/2013
Parenthood May Reduce Diabetes-Related Death Risk, Study Suggests

Benefits more pronounced for women than men, researchers contend

9/25/2013
It's Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot, Doctor Says

This season's vaccine protects against 4 types of flu virus

9/25/2013
Survey Could Spot Parents Who Shun Child Vaccinations

Under-immunized children more likely to develop and spread serious infectious diseases

9/24/2013
Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding

But suffocation risk outweighs benefit of moms sleeping with infants, experts say

9/24/2013
Health Tip: When Kids Are Home Alone

Make sure they're prepared

9/23/2013
Some Birth Defects in the Heart Present Infection Risk, Study Finds

Doctors should educate parents about infective endocarditis, researcher says

9/23/2013
Can Afternoon Naps Help Preschoolers Learn Better?

Rest time boosts a child's memory, small study suggests

9/23/2013
'Superbug' MRSA Infections Aren't Dropping in Children: CDC

While overall rates still low for kids, study finds infants and black children face higher risk

9/23/2013
Breast-Feeding Problems Common for First-Time Moms

They need support after hospital discharge, study recommends