Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/1/2009
Birth in South Raises Stroke Risk for Life

Death rate highest for lifelong residents of 'stroke belt,' study finds

11/30/2009
Health Tip: Buying a Baby Gate

Suggestions for choosing one that's safe

11/26/2009
Graduated Driver's Licensing Saves Lives: Study

Three-step process 'keeping teenagers alive and families intact'

11/26/2009
Health Tip: Caring for Baby's Umbilical Cord

Recommendations may vary by doctor

11/24/2009
Dangerous Toys Still on Store Shelves, Report Finds

Focus on toys that pose choking hazard, are too loud, or contain dangerous chemicals

11/23/2009
One in Four Teen Girls Have STDs

Almost 20 percent get infected within one year of starting to have sex, CDC report says

11/23/2009
Health Tip: Bonding With Your New Baby

Suggestions to connect with your newborn

11/23/2009
Smoking During Pregnancy, Lead Exposure Raise ADHD Risk in Kids

Study found one more than doubled chances, while both increased risk eightfold

11/20/2009
Health Tip: Determining Migraines in Children

Is it a migraine, or another type of headache?

11/19/2009
Health Tip: When Infants Get Diarrhea

Here's what parents should know

11/19/2009
Parental Monitoring Can Curb Teen Marijuana Use

Those who keep an eye on their kids help stave off unwanted behavior, study says

11/17/2009
Health Tip: When Baby Is Teething

Ways to offer some relief

11/17/2009
'Fearless' 3-Year-Olds Might Be Tomorrow's Criminals

20-year study finds adults with records were more likely as tots to not be afraid

11/10/2009
Health Tip: Sources of Childhood Stress

Parents can help limit exposure

11/10/2009
Health Tip: Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Signs that you should seek help

11/9/2009
11/7/2009
Bad-Behaving Teens May Be Living Up to Expectations

Parents should not assume that all youth will rebel, expert says

11/6/2009
Breast-Feeding Benefits Moms and Babies: Report

Nursing exclusively for six months, then with foods until at least 12 months is ideal, dietitians say

11/5/2009
Health Tip: Create Baby's Bedtime Routine

Better habits usually mean a better night's sleep

11/4/2009
Married With Children Paves Way to Happiness

Satisfaction with life goes up as family size increases, study finds

11/2/2009
One Dose of Swine Flu Vaccine Works for Pregnant Women

Young children need two doses, spaced several weeks apart, U.S. health officials say

11/2/2009
TV May Increase Aggression in Toddlers

The more watched, the more aggressive the behavior, study finds

10/29/2009
Toxins Make Halloween Face Paints Scary

Report finds all products tested contained lead and some had known skin allergens

10/28/2009
1 Million More Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine on Hand

Gap between supply and demand starting to close, U.S. officials say

10/27/2009
10/23/2009
Health Tip: Warning Signs of Scoliosis

An abnormal curvature of the spine that rarely causes pain

10/22/2009
Health Tip: Signs of an Asthma Attack in Your Child

Symptoms that may indicate an attack is imminent

10/22/2009
Swine Flu Parties? Send Your Regrets, Experts Say

Some parents reportedly exposing healthy kids to those already sick with the H1N1 flu

10/20/2009
Babies Injured in Car Seats Used Outside of Cars

Study found more than 43,000 emergency-room visits during five-year period

10/19/2009
Health Tip: Putting Baby to Bed

Suggestions for a safe night's rest

10/19/2009
Video Games Can Play Havoc With Kids' Joints

The younger the child, the more likely the pain, says research led by an 11-year-old

10/15/2009
Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician

Warning signs that your newborn needs a doctor

10/14/2009
Shared Bed May Raise SIDS Risk

Parental use of alcohol, drugs noted in about a third of deaths, study finds

10/13/2009
Eye Problems Increasing in Preemies

As more pre-term infants survive, doctors see more babies with retinopathy of prematurity

10/13/2009
Baby Names Prone to Boom-and-Bust Cycles

Parents today favor choices that have recently risen in popularity, study finds

10/13/2009
Health Tip: Bringing Baby Home

Prepare for the trip from the hospital

10/11/2009
Want Leaner Kids? Parents May Need to Toe the Line

Health experts say much can be done to keep weight in check

10/9/2009
Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Halloween Costume

Suggestions for a safer holiday

10/9/2009
'No Flu Shots for My Kids'

Some moms aren't convinced vaccines are necessary, safe or effective

10/8/2009
As Teens Plug In, Parents Fret

Worries are justified, say hearing loss experts who urge prevention

10/8/2009
Health Tip: Understanding Gestational Diabetes

What it means for you and baby

10/6/2009
Burn Rate in Kids Has Dropped, But Still Causes Concern

Youths' thinner skin makes them more susceptible to severe injury, expert says

10/6/2009
Health Tip: Soothing a Colicky Baby

A number of solutions to try

10/6/2009
Most Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Healthy Babies

But pregnancies should be closely monitored, researchers say

10/2/2009
Daily Candy in Childhood Linked to Violence in Adulthood

But experts note cause-and-effect not proven in study

10/2/2009
Health Tip: Help Prevent Childhood Migraines

Have the youngster learn to avoid triggers

10/1/2009
Children Need Seasonal Flu Vaccine, Experts Say

Study finds vaccination rates lag behind recommended levels

10/1/2009
Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Preterm Labor

Lifestyle choices can help you have a healthy pregnancy

9/28/2009
9/28/2009
Children's Growth Charts Don't Measure Up With Parents

Many don't understand how to read or interpret them, survey shows