Parenting Health News

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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

9/4/2007
Parental Involvement Key to Battling Bulimia

Study found twice the success rate when parents took part in therapy

9/4/2007
9% of U.S. Kids Have ADHD

But most aren't getting the medications they need, researchers say

9/1/2007
Teens' Cell Talk at Night Can Be Tiring

Kids who gab after bedtime pay the price down the road, European researchers say

8/31/2007
Growing Number of U.S. Kids Not Getting Needed Vaccinations

'Working poor' families at risk of disease outbreaks, experts warn

8/30/2007
More Kids Are Suffering Sports Injuries

Year-round play, one-sport specialization are likely culprits behind the increase

8/27/2007
Back to School Means Backpack Safety

Help protect kids from stress and strain, experts say

8/26/2007
Sleepless Kids Are Troubled Kids

25% of U.S. youngsters find it tough to get their zzz's, experts say

8/24/2007
Sugary Sodas High in Diabetes-Linked Compound

But experts say more study is needed to confirm any danger

8/24/2007
Obese Children Miss More School Days

Teasing, health woes may contribute, researchers say

8/24/2007
Monkey Moms Use Baby Talk, Too

They turn to certain sounds to attract, coax infants, study finds

8/21/2007
Doctors Often Miss High Blood Pressure in Kids

About three-quarters of cases went unnoticed, study found

8/20/2007
Health Tip: Children Who Play Sports

Potential risks to keep in mind

8/20/2007
Does Pathological Shyness Make for School Shooters?

Researchers devise screen that may be able to spot teens prone to violence

8/17/2007
Many Parents Share Genetic Test Findings With Kids

But the children may be too young to handle the information, study suggests

8/17/2007
Time to Set Kids' Back-to-School Sleep Clocks

Adjusting schedule now avoids trouble in September, experts say

8/17/2007
Depression Taking Toll on Returning U.S. Vets

Many feel like 'guests in their own home,' study finds

8/17/2007
Zingo Offers Pain Relief During Child Injections

Approved for patients aged 3 to 18

8/17/2007
Health Tip: Facts About Febrile Seizures

They don't mean your child has epilepsy

8/16/2007
FDA to Review Safety of Cold Remedies for Kids

Reports of hospitalizations, even deaths, in children younger than 2

8/15/2007
FDA to Take Another Look at Cold Remedies for Kids

Concerns surface over their use, particularly in children younger than 2 years of age

8/15/2007
Dirty City Air Stunts Kids' Lungs

Mexico City study shows slowed growth of airways

8/14/2007
Guiding Kids to Better Diets Boosts Health

Learning about saturated fat improved children's cholesterol, study found

8/10/2007
Web Sites Serve Up Dangerous Eating Disorders Advice

Parents often fail to recognize children's use of harmful venues for weight-loss tips

8/9/2007
8/8/2007
Low-Cal Sweets Might Still Make Kids Obese

Taste is a cue to overeat, research suggests

8/7/2007
Many Kids With Private Insurance Missing Vaccinations

Plans may not cover a particular shot or its administration, study finds

8/7/2007
DVDs Don't Produce Brainy Babies

Despite marketing claims, videos don't boost language skills, study says

8/6/2007
Foods Taste Better With McDonald's Logo, Kids Say

Study suggests branding has powerful effect on preschoolers' diet

8/6/2007
Health Tip: Adjusting to a Move

Help your child deal with the change

8/1/2007
CDC's 'Preteen Vaccine' Campaign Aimed at Parents

It explains what shots are needed for 11- and 12-year-olds

7/31/2007
Child Maltreatment Rises in Homes of Soldiers Sent to War

Stress on spouse left behind cited by U.S. Army-sponsored study

7/31/2007
Newborn Hearing Test Might Point to SIDS Risk

Babies who fell victim had scored lower on the test, study found

7/30/2007
Health Tip: When a Pet Dies

Help your child deal with the loss

7/27/2007
Sunlight in Youth Might Shield Against MS

But experts warn that too much sun poses skin cancer risk

7/26/2007
High School, College Football Comes With Risk

Younger players get injured less often but more severely than college players, study finds

7/25/2007
Steroids Won't Help Common Respiratory Infection in Infants

The hospitalization rate was similar to a placebo, new research finds