Parenting Health News

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11/19/2007
Tonsillectomy Not Always Cost-Effective for Kids' Throat Woes

Close monitoring and treatment may often be the smarter choice, study suggests

11/19/2007
Farming, Fatherhood Hallmarks of Men Who Live to 100

Study finds men with more than 3 kids are more likely reach the milestone

11/16/2007
Fetal Heart Rate Points to Later Child Development

It gives clues to neurological progress in toddler years, study finds

11/16/2007
Major U.S. Autism Study Gets Under Way

Trial will track environmental, genetic factors at six sites nationwide

11/16/2007
Health Tip: Sledding Safely

Prevent injuries this winter

11/16/2007
Early Sexual Activity May Curb Teen Delinquency

'Surprising' results run counter to conventional wisdom, U.S. researchers say

11/15/2007
More Black Children Dying From Diabetes

Trend has been accelerating, U.S. figures show

11/14/2007
Kids Who Skimp on Sleep Tend to Be Fatter

Just 45 minutes more shut-eye a night might make a difference, study finds

11/14/2007
Breast-Feeding Cuts Food Allergy Risk

Other studies yield insights into these types of allergens, experts say

11/13/2007
Health Tip: Selecting a Day-Care Center

If you notice these warning signs, stay away

11/8/2007
Summer Vacation Undermines School-Based Weight Loss

Eat-healthy programs work, but kids gain back pounds during holidays, study finds

11/8/2007
Health Tip: Kids Get Indigestion, Too

Here's how to help prevent it

11/8/2007
One-Third of Popular Songs Refer to Substance Abuse

Rap and country top the list with references to alcohol, drugs, study finds

11/7/2007
Heart Defects Can Delay Baby's Brain Development

Corrective cardiac surgery is not to blame, study suggests

11/7/2007
Many Vaccine Booster Shots Unnecessary: Study

For some infections, immunization lasts much longer than previously assumed

11/5/2007
Early Weight Gain Can Mean Heart Trouble Later in Life

Children as young as 7 show signs of cardiovascular risk factors, study finds

11/5/2007
Anti-Reflux Drugs May Be Overprescribed in Infants

As many as four in five treated babies didn't have excess stomach acid, study finds

11/5/2007
TV Violence May Spur Aggression in Boys

Preschoolers who watched such fare more likely to act out at 7, 10, study found

11/5/2007
Health Tip: Teens Must Get Enough Sleep

Problems that can stem from being too tired

11/3/2007
Successful Breast-Feeding

Most women need help and support to do it well, experts say

10/30/2007
Too Much TV Can Raise Kids' Blood Pressure

It's linked to obesity, which then triggers hypertension, study suggests

10/29/2007
Pediatricians' Group Issues New Autism Guidelines

2 reports detail detection and treatment recommendations

10/26/2007
A Happy Halloween Means Safety First

Key precautions can help to ensure your child's well-being

10/26/2007
Exercise Helps Overweight Youngsters Learn

It boosts the mind and the body, study shows

10/25/2007
Meningitis Shot Available, Effective Year-Round

If your kids missed back-to-school crush, they can still get the lifesaving vaccine, experts say

10/23/2007
Uncontrolled Asthma Leads to Missed School, Work

Lack of consistent medicine use likely important cause, experts say

10/22/2007
Crib Bumper Pads Too Risky for Baby

27 infants died over past 20 years due to suffocation, strangulation

10/22/2007
Health Tip: Scared of Shots?

Help your child get through vaccinations

10/21/2007
Eye on Safety Makes Halloween Less Scary

Easy steps can keep vision, other injuries at bay, experts say

10/19/2007
Childlessness Bothers Men More Than Women

Study found the more educated the woman, the less the idea bothered her

10/19/2007
Secondhand Smoke Hurts Kids' Grades

Teens exposed to fumes at home less likely to pass exams, research shows

10/19/2007
FDA Panel Recommends Ban on Cold Medicines for Kids

Over-the-counter drugs are unsafe for children under 6, advisers say.

10/18/2007
FDA Panel Weighs Ban on Kids' Cold Medicines

Experts disagree on whether the medicines are safe for children under 6.

10/17/2007
Health Tip: Minimize Scarring After a Burn

Steps to help your child heal

10/12/2007
Sleep Apnea Can Trouble Kids, Too

Nighttime breathing woes can lower grades, IQ scores, researchers warn

10/9/2007
Intervening in Preschool Years Can Prevent Juvenile Delinquency

Sessions alter at-risk kids' stress responses, study suggests

10/9/2007
10/8/2007
Health Tip: Playtime for Newborns

Even the youngest babies can play and learn

10/5/2007
10/4/2007
Largest Study of U.S. Children Readies for Launch

22 new centers now added, first participants set to join next year, officials say

10/2/2007
Doctors' Groups Offer ADHD Guide for Parents

It's designed to provide accurate information on common childhood condition

10/2/2007
Toy Blocks Might Boost Toddlers' Language Skills

'Imaginative learning' play may help, study suggests

10/2/2007
Almost a Third of U.S. Kids Use Supplements

Most are taking pills like multivitamins, national study finds

10/1/2007
Kids' TV Viewing Tied to Behavioral Problems

But the 'off' switch may reverse the chance of trouble down the road, study says

9/28/2007
Trouble at Home Boosts Kids' Asthma

As environments got worse, symptoms worsened, too, study found

9/28/2007
Older Brothers Might Spur Kids' Aggression

Their presence seems to have that effect, study found

9/27/2007
Genes Might Predispose Antidepressant Users to Suicidal Thoughts

Someday, DNA tests might spot those most at risk, experts say

9/26/2007
Kids' Vaccine Ingredient Not Likely Linked to Neurological Problems

CDC study finds no clear association between thimerosal, mental woes

9/26/2007
Health Tip: Weaning Baby From a Pacifier

Here are some suggestions

9/25/2007
Junk Food, TV Driving Kids to Obesity

Studies find it's tougher than ever for youngsters to stay healthy