Parenting Health News

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6/20/2008
Measle's Spread Doesn't Depend on Airways

Instead, certain immune cells may be key, new study shows

6/20/2008
6/17/2008
Health Tip: Colicky Baby?

Understanding the condition will help

6/13/2008
Parents Worry About Tweens Left Alone

Poll finds they fret about kids' knowledge of safety, privacy, emergency practices, but will leave them alone anyway

6/12/2008
Health Tip: Back Pain in Children

Don't ignore symptoms

6/11/2008
Health Tip: Considering Adoption?

How to choose the right agency

6/10/2008
6/3/2008
Risk Factors for Eating Disorders Vary by Gender

Rejecting media images, resilience to negative comments should be focus of prevention

6/3/2008
6/2/2008
Health Tip: Protect Your Child From Burns

In the bath and around the house

6/2/2008
U.S. Childhood Cancers Vary by Sex, Region

Pediatric malignancies are more common in the Northeast, and boys are at higher risk than girls, study finds

5/29/2008
Health Tip: Giving Your Child Medicine

How to make it easier for both of you

5/28/2008
Brain May Ignore Bladder Signals, Causing Bedwetting

Study suggests overactive bladder may desensitize brain

5/28/2008
Secondhand Smoke Leaves Kids Prone to Severe Infections

And those infections force many children to be hospitalized, study finds

5/27/2008
Health Tip: Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

It's particularly dangerous for children

5/27/2008
Health Tip: Get Your Child Back to Bed

Sleeping with you isn't a good idea

5/22/2008
Health Tip: Listen to Your Child's Breathing

Check for warning signs of asthma

5/21/2008
Health Tip: Soothing a Child's Sunburn

Help the child feel better

5/21/2008
Health Tip: Heart-Healthy Diet Should Start in Infancy

Here's what the American Heart Association recommends

5/19/2008
5/14/2008
Heart Disease Starts Early in Life

And childhood obesity is a key culprit, study says

5/12/2008
Multiple Sclerosis Affects Children's Cognitive Skills

Low IQ more likely the younger a child is at diagnosis, study finds

5/8/2008
5/6/2008
Many Ob-Gyn Textbooks Lack Good Info on Breast-Feeding

That could mean the wrong advice getting passed on to new moms, experts say

5/6/2008
Many Teen Drivers Don't Think They're Inexperienced

But a lack of experience can be deadly, say authors of a new survey

5/5/2008
Ethnicity Plays Role in Parents' Treatment of Childhood Fever

Hispanics had the highest 'fever phobia,' study finds

5/5/2008
Low-Income Moms Rarely Speak to Infants During TV/Video Time

What they're watching impacts frequency of verbal interactions, study finds

5/5/2008
Breast-Feeding May Boost IQ

Study finds children who were nursed exclusively had higher test scores

5/5/2008
Adopted Children at Slightly Higher Mental Health Risk

But the vast majority of adoptees are 'doing fine,' researcher says

5/5/2008
Heart Hormone Elevated in Children Who Wet Bed

Snoring also related to problem, researchers report

5/5/2008
5/5/2008
One-Third of Parents Lack Facts About Child Development

Pediatricians could help bridge this knowledge gap, experts say

4/29/2008
Measurements Poor for Assessing Clinical Trials With Children

Few studies since 1950 had agreement on standard outcomes, review finds

4/29/2008
1 in 4 U.S. Toddlers Improperly Vaccinated

They either miss shots or get them at the wrong time, CDC study finds

4/23/2008
Health Tip: Why Breast-Feed?

How it may benefit baby and mom

4/14/2008
Health Tip: Taking Kids on the Road

Travel suggestions for children

4/11/2008
When a Mind Begins to Disappear: A Young Family's Journey to the Dark Side

'I thought Alzheimer's, I thought gray hair,' says Chicago father of 3 who has early-onset version of disease.

4/8/2008
Too Little Sleep Leads to Too Much Weight for Kids

And some parents may unsuspectingly contribute to their child's sleep problems, researchers say

4/4/2008
Young Gymnasts Tumbling and Vaulting Their Way to the ER

Injuries send more than 26,000 rushing in for acute care each year, study finds

4/3/2008
Mother-Child Bond Affects Quality of Conflict Resolution

Security determined outcome of 'terrible 2s' battles but not frequency, study suggests

4/3/2008
More Than 90,000 U.S. Infants Are Victims of Abuse or Neglect

Effects of maltreatment can damage a child for a lifetime, researchers say

4/2/2008
Report Finds Big Disparities in Well-Being of U.S. Kids

Huge gap exists between best and worst states, with Vermont on top and Louisiana at bottom

4/2/2008
4/2/2008
Very Premature Babies Show Raised Risk for Autism

Second study finds having autistic child shrinks family income by 14%

3/28/2008
Dads' Substance Use Hurts Expectant Moms' Efforts to Quit

Many mothers return to old habits if father continues smoking, drinking, study says

3/27/2008
Health Tip: Help Your Child's Cognitive Development

Encourage thinking and reasoning

3/26/2008
Too Little Vitamin D May Soften Baby's Skull

Deficiency could cause even more serious troubles later on, study suggests

3/24/2008
Sex Ed Can Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Study also suggests it won't boost sexual activity among youth

3/24/2008
3/22/2008
Poison Prevention Tips to Protect the Most Vulnerable

Wise use, and storage, of cleaning supplies, chemicals can shield children from harm