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Health : Parenting
  Last Updated: Nov 2, 2013 - 11:52:55 AM

Health : Parenting
Moms go online for seeking parenting advice
Washington, Jan 10 - Moms are going online to consult one another and seek parenting advice, says a US study.
Jan 10, 2013 - 2:42:14 PM

Health : Parenting
Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Robs Kids of Antioxidants
Exposure to tobacco smoke robs children of antioxidants, which shield the body against many biological stresses.

May 12, 2009 - 1:28:33 PM

Health : Parenting
Good parenting may steer teens away from drinking problems
London, April 24 - Teenagers who share a good relationship with their parents may start drinking at a later age, helping them avoid alcohol related problems, according to a new study.

Apr 26, 2009 - 11:04:55 AM

Health : Parenting
Kids safe and secure with grandparents around
Washington, Nov 3 - Kids are safe, secure and protected from injuries when grandparents are around, a boon for working parents, according to a new study.

Nov 12, 2008 - 2:19:37 PM

Health : Parenting
Vaccinating family members protects newborns from flu
Washington, Oct 27 - Vaccinating mothers and family members against flu before the newborns leave hospitals, creates a 'cocooning effect' to protect babies from the life-threatening virus, a research has found.

Oct 27, 2008 - 1:02:13 PM

Health : Parenting
Hands off the medicine cabinet when treating sick children
Munich, Sep 5 - It's no secret that children suffer more coughs, sniffles and fevers than adults. However, the course of action for parents when they find themselves forced into the role of nurse is not always clear.
Sep 5, 2007 - 8:44:23 AM

Health : Mental Health : Depression
High-quality child care for low-income children offset the risk of later depression
Young adults from low-income families who were in full-time early educational child care from infancy to age 5 reported fewer symptoms of depression than their peers who were not in this type of care, according to a new report. The early educational intervention also appears to have protected the children to some extent against the negative effects of their home environments.
May 20, 2007 - 4:00:00 AM

Health : Parenting
A mother's attentiveness to baby's distress is important
A mother's attentiveness to her baby's distress, especially in the first year, is more important to his secure attachment than lots of positive feedback when he's happy and content, concludes a University of Illinois study published in the June issue of the Journal of Family Psychology.
Jul 30, 2006 - 2:38:00 AM

Health : Parenting
DDT in moms harmful to kids, study
Since the 1970s, scientists have known that when DDT accumulates in a woman's tissues it can be transmitted to her developing fetus across the placenta. Now, a new study led by a team of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, has found that such in utero exposure is associated with developmental delays in the young child.
Jul 10, 2006 - 8:24:00 PM

Health : Parenting
Internet could induce self-destructive behaviour
Spending a lot of time in Internet chat rooms can induce self-destructive behaviour among young people, says a study.
May 2, 2006 - 10:37:00 PM

Health : Parenting
Study finds parents rarely use baby gates, bath thermometers
A recent study by researchers in emergency medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center found parents use baby gates and bath thermometers less than 25 percent of the time and pediatricians are partially to blame.
Apr 30, 2006 - 11:23:00 PM

Health : Parenting
Children could inherit coronary disease
Children could inherit coronary diseases if their parents have a past history of heart conditions, with mothers having a greater influence, says a study. Researchers led by Kristina Sundquist of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, used a national registry of more than 11 million people stretching back to 1932 to assess how parents' history of heart problems might be linked to their children.
Apr 30, 2006 - 7:04:00 PM

Health : Parenting
Sleeping less could make kids overweight
Sleeping less could make your child overweight, says a study.
Apr 18, 2006 - 2:06:00 PM

Health : Parenting
Renovation may harm pregnant women and newborns
Pregnant women and newborns should avoid exposure to the fumes of solvents used in house renovations.
Apr 11, 2006 - 7:45:00 AM

Health : Parenting
Swimming can enhance children's health
Swimming helps tremendously in enhancing the health and social well-being of children, says a study.
Feb 25, 2006 - 9:57:00 AM

Health : Parenting
Herbs and dietary supplements that can help children
Kathi J. Kemper, M.D., M.P.H., a pediatrics professor at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, and the author of "The Holistic Pediatrician," has written the cover article for Contemporary Pediatrics magazine on which herbs and dietary supplements can help children with nausea, constipation and similar gastrointestinal (GI) problems.
Aug 30, 2005 - 8:11:00 PM

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