Parenting Health News

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1/31/2013
1/31/2013
Health Tip: Minimize Pesticide Exposure

Avoid foods that probably were sprayed

1/30/2013
Obesity May Be Linked to MS Risk in Children

However, study is preliminary and MS still rare in kids, experts say

1/30/2013
Childhood Abuse May Be Tied to Uterine Fibroids: Study

They are the most common type of benign tumor in women of childbearing age

1/30/2013
Non-Drug ADHD Treatments Don't Pan Out in Study

But some experts still believe behavioral therapy can help the whole family

1/29/2013
High Blood Pressure in Kids May Be Less Common Than Thought

U.S. study offers somewhat encouraging finding, but experts say it's tough to pin down 'correct' rate

1/28/2013
Whooping Cough Vaccine for Pregnant Women Among New Recommendations

U.S. experts also say egg allergy is no longer reason to avoid the flu vaccine

1/28/2013
No Proof Drugs Ease Kids' Migraines: Study

And some of these meds 'are pretty nasty,' expert says

1/28/2013
Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?

Discussing advertising's persuasiveness may help blunt its effects, experts say

1/26/2013
Parents Not Too Worried About Kids' Use of Pain Meds: Poll

Only one-third 'very concerned' about misuse of prescribed narcotics by children in their communities

1/25/2013
Common Painkillers Tied to Kidney Risks for Children: Study

Expert says NSAIDs are overused for treating kids with fever

1/23/2013
People With Egg Allergy Can Safely Get Flu Shot: Experts

With study finding, they advise people to have the vaccine

1/23/2013
More Time at Family Dinners Might Curb Obesity in Kids

In study with low-income families, just 4 more minutes of mealtime was tied to healthier weight

1/22/2013
One Path to Fitter Kids: More P.E. at School

Study finds that reinstating daily classes would fulfill 1/3rd of U.S. goals for kids' exercise

1/21/2013
Study Finds Nearly Half of U.S. Kids Are Under-Vaccinated

This puts them at much higher risk for preventable illnesses such as whooping cough, chickenpox

1/21/2013
More U.S. Children Diagnosed With ADHD

Finding from large study may be due to better awareness, experts say

1/21/2013
Privacy an Issue for Nursing Moms in Neonatal ICUs

Interruptions make them less willing to express breast milk, study finds

1/21/2013
Health Tip: Help Protect Kids from Flu

If they're 6 months or older, have them vaccinated

1/20/2013
How to Tell If Your Child Is Too Sick for School: Expert

If kids aren't well enough to learn, it's best to keep them home

1/19/2013
Tips to Keep Kids Safe, Warm During Winter

Hypothermia, frostbite occur more frequently among children, expert warns

1/17/2013
Childhood Obesity Rates Drop in New York City, Los Angeles: Study

State programs promoting healthy lifestyles work, but it takes time before results are seen, researchers say

1/17/2013
Obese Kids May Face Immediate Health Woes, Study Finds

Higher rates of ADHD, asthma and learning problems seen in overweight children, study shows

1/16/2013
As Parents' Share of College Fees Rises, Students' GPAs Fall: Study

But the research also found that parents' financial support boosted college graduation rate

1/16/2013
Childhood Vaccine Schedule Is Safe, Report Says

Critics call for more research into whether shots may be linked to some developmental disorders

1/15/2013
Study Finds Low Flu Vaccine Rates in U.S. Kids

This also puts infants too young for immunization at risk, researcher says

1/15/2013
No Link Between Low Birth Weight, Asthma: Study

Results expand understanding of the disease, expert says

1/14/2013
Screen Time Near Bedtime Means Less Sleep for Kids

Survey found watching TV, playing video games before bed delays sleep

1/14/2013
Fast Food Tied to Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever in Kids

Study isn't conclusive, but it's another reason to make healthier choices, expert says

1/14/2013
Could Baby's Tummy Bacteria Help Spur Colic?

Balance of good/bad microbes may determine which infants have common condition, study suggests

1/14/2013
30 Percent of U.S. Teen Girls Meet Up With Online Strangers

Study found that abused or neglected girls were more likely to do so

1/11/2013
Bullying Harms Kids With Autism, Parents Say

Many suffer emotional trauma, physical injury

1/11/2013
Safe Ways to Relieve Your Young Child's Flu Symptoms

Medications not intended for children younger than 4, expert says

1/10/2013
Technique IDs Deadliest Whooping Cough Cases

Take white blood cell counts early and often, study says

1/9/2013
Many U.S. Teens at Risk for Suicide Despite Treatment: Study

About 1 in every 20 teens attempts suicide, often when already being treated for mental health woes

1/8/2013
Do Babies Begin Learning Language in the Womb?

Study suggests process starts in last 10 weeks of pregnancy

1/7/2013
Some HPV-Linked Cancers Rising in U.S.: Report

Changing sexual practices a likely reason; vaccination urged

1/7/2013
Let Babies 'Cry It Out,' Study Suggests

Resist the urge to immediately respond to your infant's nighttime awakenings, researchers say

1/7/2013
Moms May Use TV to Calm Fussy Infants: Study

Babies with obese mothers were most likely to watch up to 3 hours daily instead of playing

1/7/2013
Mental Health of Dads-to-Be May Influence Toddler's Behavior

During pregnancy appointments, ask about father's state of mind, experts say

1/7/2013
Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Smoking

Help prevent a dangerous habit

1/2/2013
Prenatal Antidepressants Don't Raise Fetal, Infant Death Risk: Study

But doctors, moms-to-be should still approach drugs known as SSRIs with caution, researchers say

1/1/2013
Economic Conditions at Birth Linked to Behavior in Teen Years

Being born during a time of chronic unemployment may boost odds of juvenile delinquency, study says

12/31/2012
Health Tip: Signs That Your Child May Have Juvenile Arthritis

When chronic joint pain and tenderness affect young people

12/27/2012
More Evidence That Violent Video Games Help Spur Aggression

Negative effects accumulate over time, study says

12/27/2012
'Teaching Gardens' Nurture Kids' Interest in Healthy Foods

An idea that began at the White House can take root in almost any home, one expert says

12/27/2012
Kids and Healthy Eating Can Go Together

Initiatives from cooking classes to 'teaching gardens' can make it happen

12/26/2012
Young Girl's Plea For Contact Lenses Pays Off

Preteen's organized personality was key to safe use of these devices, mom says

12/26/2012
What's Best for Kids' Eye Health? Experts Give Insight

Advice on diet, screening, and proper use of glasses and contacts

12/26/2012
Some Kids Abusing Common Baking Ingredients

Trends such as swallowing dry cinnamon, stuffing marshmallows can cause choking emergencies

12/26/2012
Health Tip: Calming a Fussy Baby

Swaddle the infant with a large, lightweight blanket