Parenting Health News

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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

7/24/2007
Health Tip: Your Teething Baby

What's normal, what's not

7/23/2007
Lactose Intolerance Doesn't Mean Goodbye to Dairy

Kids need milk products for strong bones, pediatricians say

7/23/2007
Health Tip: Bicycle Safety for Children

Teach your kids rules of the road

7/20/2007
Studies Track Treatment Outcomes for Kids With ADHD

Meds plus behavior therapy work best, but symptoms can return

7/20/2007
Youngest Infants at Risk of Death While Seated

Incidence is rare, but age seems to make a difference, study finds

7/16/2007
Health Tip: Feeding a Child Athlete

Make sure the youngster is getting the right foods and liquids

7/13/2007
Health Tip: When Babies Spit Up

It's not vomiting, and it's normal

7/12/2007
Report Details Gains, Reversals for U.S. Children

While teen birth rate hits record low, obesity is a growing worry

7/11/2007
Most U.S. Newborns Now Screened for Genetic Disease

State-by-state 'report card' shows rates nearly doubled in two years

7/11/2007
Kids Living Near School Rarely Walk There: Study

It's a missed opportunity for fitness, researchers say

7/10/2007
7/9/2007
Diagnosis Delays Tough on Kids With Cancer

Little research done on how often these potentially dangerous problems occur, experts say

7/8/2007
Good Parents Are Good Sports, Too

Meddling moms and dads can take the joy out of youth league activities

7/6/2007