Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers
(HealthDay News) -- Preschool-age children are learning to
become more independent, a trait that parents should encourage.
Health Tip: What to Exclude from Baby's Crib
(HealthDay News) -- When it comes to putting things in baby's
crib, fewer is better, experts say.
Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Special counseling
from family doctors had no effect on young people's binge drinking
or marijuana use, new research suggests.
Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer's
SUNDAY, March 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A blood test has been
developed that can predict with 90 percent certainty whether a
senior will suffer from dementia such as Alzheimer's disease within
the next few years, researchers report.
When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mealtime is supposed
to be family time, but a new study suggests that ever-present
smartphones are impeding parent-child communication at the
Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. children in need
of a kidney transplant are faring better now than a couple of
decades ago, but there is still plenty of room for improvement, a
new study finds.
September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents know
that allergies are seasonal, but fewer may realize that the same is
true of asthma: A new study suggests the riskiest time for children
with asthma is September, as they head back to school.
Sleep Disrupted? Maybe It's Daylight Saving Time
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep problems may
surface for some after clocks were moved forward an hour Sunday
morning for Daylight Saving Time because many people have
difficulty changing their body clocks, a sleep expert says.
Health Highlights: March 10, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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