Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Focusing too much on
playing one favorite sport probably isn't a good idea for kids
under 12, researchers report.
Health Tip: Transitioning From Bottle to Training Cup
(HealthDay News) -- Between your child's first and second
birthday, it's time to transition from a baby bottle to a cup. This
teaches your child the important skill of sipping, versus
Health Tip: Prepare Homemade Baby Food
(HealthDay News) -- Some new parents enjoy making homemade baby
food. But it's important to follow safety guidelines to help
prevent food poisoning.
Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- How can public
schools entice teens to use salad bars in the cafeteria? Promote
them, researchers say.
Health Tip: Promote Peace in a Shared Bedroom
(HealthDay News) -- Kids who share a bedroom may bicker and
fight, but parents can help promote a more peaceful
Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many overweight and
obese mothers may underestimate the weight of their obese children,
a new study finds.
Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite widespread
use, antibiotics are not an effective treatment for milder cases of
the skin condition eczema in children, a new study contends.
Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents have
seen their rambunctious 5-year-old age into a teen "couch potato."
But a new study finds the slowdown in activity may begin long
Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who get too
much screen time may be more likely to have risk factors that
increase their chances of type 2 diabetes, new research says.
Refugees Deserve Health Care, Compassion, U.S. Pediatricians Say
MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. government
should treat immigrant and refugee children with compassion and
provide them with appropriate health care, the American Academy of
Pediatrics (AAP) says in a new policy statement.