Pot-Laced Goodies Can Poison a Child
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cupcakes, brownies
and candies containing marijuana can look irresistible to kids --
but eating even one treat might poison them, a leading group of
U.S. pediatricians warns.
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.
Could a Blood Test Spot Autism in Childhood?
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say an
experimental blood test has shown promise as a novel way to
diagnose autism in children.
For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Underscoring the
link between brain development and touch, new research suggests
premature babies face a disadvantage compared to their full-term
peers in their brain's sensitivity to gentle touch.
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.
Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Living near a day
care center won't increase your child's risk of catching contagious
illnesses like whooping cough, new research suggests.
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
Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers who get
too little sleep may be more likely to have trouble paying
attention, controlling their emotions and processing information
later in childhood, a new study suggests.