Parenting Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/1/2008
Happy Marriage Eases Wife's Workday Tension

But marriage quality had no effect on working men's stress, study found

1/1/2008
Health Tip: Make Reading a Daily Activity

Suggestions for encouraging your child to read

12/28/2007
Childhood Diabetes Boosts Risk for Kidney Problems

Lifestyle changes are key to avoiding complications, doctors say

12/26/2007
Study Spotlights 'Exercise-Friendly' Day-Care Centers

Outdoor spaces and lots of portable toys get kids moving, researchers say

12/25/2007
Parents Face Tough Questions When Santa's Magic Fades

The best response to little skeptics? Simply listen, experts say

12/20/2007
Parents Should Postpone Child Vaccine Booster: CDC

Recall of 1.2 million doses of the standard Hib shot means shortage could last a year, experts say

12/20/2007
Parents' Smoking Boosts Child's Allergy Risk

Secondhand fumes doubled the odds, study found

12/19/2007
Health Tip: Ear Infection May Not Need Antibiotic

But your child must be examined by a doctor

12/18/2007
12/17/2007
12/17/2007
Health Tip: Make Exercise Fun

Ways to get young children interested

12/16/2007
Picking the Right Toys Isn't Child's Play

Find items or activities that stretch youngsters' creativity and forge bonds with others, experts say

12/13/2007
Health Tip: Changing Your Baby's Diaper

Suggestions for first-time parents

12/13/2007
Common Infant Vaccine Recalled

Hib shot shields against meningitis, pneumonia, but experts say recall shouldn't be health threat

12/12/2007
Health Tip: When Your Child Has a Fever

How to keep her comfortable

12/11/2007
Health Tip: Choose Children's Shoes Carefully

Select the right ones for growing feet

12/7/2007
Health Tip: Best Toys for Baby

Both safe and stimulating

12/7/2007
Pneumonia Vaccine Is Keeping Kids Healthier

New shot has cut hospitalizations by more than half, CDC study finds

12/5/2007
Overweight Kids Often Become Obese, Unhealthy Adults

Experts warn of surge in cardiovascular troubles by 2035

12/5/2007
Health Tip: When Your Child Gets a Nosebleed

Keep yourself and the child calm

12/5/2007
Depressed Moms' Kids at Higher Injury Risk

Boys, especially, were also more likely to 'act out', study found

12/4/2007
Honey Beats Meds at Soothing Kids' Cough

A dose of the sweet stuff helped children sleep, study found

12/3/2007
Want to Raise a Fruit-and-Veggie Lover? Be Persistent

Offering your baby healthy foods early and often works, research suggests

12/2/2007
Breaking Down Barriers to End-of-Life Care for Children

Effective communication with doctors and respect for role of parents are key, survey finds

11/30/2007
Health Tip: Burping Your New Baby

Suggestions for first-time parents

11/30/2007
We Can! Program Takes Aim at Childhood Obesity

The national partnership wants to create a healthier America

11/29/2007
Health Tip: Cut Baby's Nails

To prevent scratches

11/28/2007
Health Tip: Bringing Baby Home

Suggestions for when you leave the hospital

11/25/2007
Tooth Decay Is Kids' Stuff

Attention to dental care can even start in the womb, experts say

11/22/2007
Health Tip: Make the Holidays More Meaningful

Suggestions for you and your children

11/21/2007
Babies Can Tell Friend From Foe

Researchers say infants make distinctions based on behaviors

11/21/2007
Health Tip: Keep Kids on a Realistic Schedule

Avoid planning too many activities

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