Parenting Health News

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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

9/24/2007
Most Parents Have Say in Kids' Hospital Care

It's important to include mom, dad in decision-making, researchers say

9/21/2007
Teenage Drinking Can Spell Lasting Trouble

The earlier kids abuse alcohol, the more likely it is to persist, experts say

9/21/2007
ADHD Drugs Help Boost Children's Grades

Study finds better reading, less absenteeism with long-term treatment

9/21/2007
Health Tip: If Your Child Wets the Bed

Some suggestions for parents

9/20/2007
Childhood Obesity Epidemic a Long-Term Challenge

It may take decades to reverse the health threats, experts say

9/20/2007
Health Tip: Pacifier Safety

How to protect your infant

9/19/2007
Health Tip: Soothing Infants' Sore Gums

Help when they're teething

9/17/2007
Health Tip: Plan Healthy Family Meals

Teach good eating habits early

9/16/2007
Eye Safety Begins at Home

Half of vision injuries occur there, experts warn

9/14/2007
Health Tip: Do's and Don'ts While Breastfeeding

What new moms eat is still important

9/13/2007
Health Tip: Once Baby Makes Three

How you and your partner can stay healthy and happy

9/12/2007
Family Dinners Shape Healthier Eating Habits

Routine helps teens make better food choices as adults, study finds

9/11/2007
9/7/2007
Child's Flu Shot Helps Whole Family

Vaccinating half of kids under 5 would prevent 650,000 hospital visits, U.S. study finds

9/6/2007
Food Additives Could Fuel Hyperactivity in Kids

Study makes first link between colorings, preservatives and behavioral woes

9/5/2007
Health Tip: Break the Habit of Thumb Sucking

It can affect the alignment of a child's teeth

9/4/2007
Excessive TV Spurs Attention Trouble in Kids

But the new study is at odds with much of the previous research, experts say

9/4/2007
Parents' Worries Hamper Kids' Asthma Treatment

Moms and dads withhold drugs because of side effect concerns, study finds