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  • When moms get active, kids follow

    When moms get active, kids follow

    Thursday, March 27 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-03-27 13:48:54 GMT
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want to keep your little kids active? A new study suggests that mothers may be the key: Preschool children with more activeMore >>
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want to keep your little kids active? A new study suggests that mothers may be the key: Preschool children with more activeMore >>
  • Genes may be to blame for hard-to-handle toddlers

    Genes may be to blame for hard-to-handle toddlers

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 5:34 PM EST2014-01-21 22:34:08 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- DNA might be a key factor in excessive physical aggression in toddlers, a new Canadian study suggests. Even if a child's genes do foster such behaviors, however, all is not lost becauseMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- DNA might be a key factor in excessive physical aggression in toddlers, a new Canadian study suggests. Even if a child's genes do foster such behaviors, however, all is not lost becauseMore >>
  • Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widely

    Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widely

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The bill for delivering a healthy baby varies enormously among California hospitals, with new mothers facing cost differencesMore >>
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The bill for delivering a healthy baby varies enormously among California hospitals, with new mothers facing cost differencesMore >>
  • 1 in 6 fathers doesn't live with his kids

    1 in 6 fathers doesn't live with his kids

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Almost one in six fathers doesn't live with his children, according to new research that looked at how involved dads are in their children's lives. "MenMore >>
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Almost one in six fathers doesn't live with his children, according to new research that looked at how involved dads are in their children's lives. "MenMore >>
  • Tips for promoting your family's physical fitness

    Tips for promoting your family's physical fitness

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 5:16 PM EST2014-01-14 22:16:46 GMT
    Physically Fit Families Are Built Here The start of a new year is the perfect time to take a look at our family's physical fitness. As parents we know that modeling is the best way to influence children.More >>
    Physically Fit Families Are Built Here The start of a new year is the perfect time to take a look at our family's physical fitness. As parents we know that modeling is the best way to influence children.More >>
  • Breast-feeding might reduce moms' odds of rheumatoid arthritis

    Breast-feeding might reduce moms' odds of rheumatoid arthritis

    Friday, January 10 2014 4:45 PM EST2014-01-10 21:45:29 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Women who breast-feed may have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis later in life, new research suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 7,300 women, aged 50 andMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Women who breast-feed may have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis later in life, new research suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 7,300 women, aged 50 andMore >>
  • Fitness in teen years may guard against heart trouble later

    Fitness in teen years may guard against heart trouble later

    Wednesday, January 8 2014 5:12 PM EST2014-01-08 22:12:29 GMT
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- People who are aerobically fit as teenagers are less likely to have a heart attack in middle age, a study of nearly 750,000 Swedish men suggests. EveryMore >>
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- People who are aerobically fit as teenagers are less likely to have a heart attack in middle age, a study of nearly 750,000 Swedish men suggests. EveryMore >>
  • 20 percent of seventh graders have 'sexted'

    20 percent of seventh graders have 'sexted'

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 5:54 PM EST2014-01-07 22:54:47 GMT
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 20 percent of at-risk seventh graders have "sexted" and those middle schoolers were much more likely to also haveMore >>
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 20 percent of at-risk seventh graders have "sexted" and those middle schoolers were much more likely to also haveMore >>
  • Girls' brain connectivity happens sooner than for boys

    Girls' brain connectivity happens sooner than for boys

    Friday, January 3 2014 5:15 PM EST2014-01-03 22:15:05 GMT
    New brain research suggests one reason girls mature faster than boys during their teen years. As people age, their brains reorganize and reduce connections. In this study, scientists examined brain scansMore >>
    New brain research suggests one reason girls mature faster than boys during their teen years. As people age, their brains reorganize and reduce connections. In this study, scientists examined brain scansMore >>
  • Teens who 'sext' don't dwell on consequences

    Teens who 'sext' don't dwell on consequences

    Thursday, December 19 2013 5:19 PM EST2013-12-19 22:19:30 GMT
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- "Sexting" -- sending out sexually explicit text messages or photos by cellphone -- is fairly common among teens, a new Belgian study finds. And peerMore >>
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- "Sexting" -- sending out sexually explicit text messages or photos by cellphone -- is fairly common among teens, a new Belgian study finds. And peerMore >>
  • Bad night's sleep may raise blood pressure in kids

    Bad night's sleep may raise blood pressure in kids

    Wednesday, December 18 2013 6:17 PM EST2013-12-18 23:17:50 GMT
    By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who don't get enough sleep at night may experience a slight spike in their blood pressure the next day even if they areMore >>
    By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who don't get enough sleep at night may experience a slight spike in their blood pressure the next day even if they areMore >>
  • Start your own Christmas morning traditions

    Start your own Christmas morning traditions

    Wednesday, December 18 2013 6:12 PM EST2013-12-18 23:12:28 GMT
    By Caitlin Boyle From Ideas That Spark If your typical Christmas morning is a wild roller coaster ride that peters out after 10 minutes of frenzied unwrapping, perhaps it's time to instill someMore >>
    By Caitlin Boyle From Ideas That Spark If your typical Christmas morning is a wild roller coaster ride that peters out after 10 minutes of frenzied unwrapping, perhaps it's time to instill someMore >>
  • Youngest child often not as small as mother thinks

    Youngest child often not as small as mother thinks

    Wednesday, December 18 2013 6:11 PM EST2013-12-18 23:11:07 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Many mothers think their youngest child is smaller than he or she actually is, according to new research. The finding may help explain why many of these children are referred to asMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Many mothers think their youngest child is smaller than he or she actually is, according to new research. The finding may help explain why many of these children are referred to asMore >>
  • Kids who see movie violence also see smoking, drinking, sex

    Kids who see movie violence also see smoking, drinking, sex

    Monday, December 9 2013 5:07 PM EST2013-12-09 22:07:05 GMT
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Violent movie characters are also likely to drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes and engage in sexual behavior in films rated appropriate for childrenMore >>
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Violent movie characters are also likely to drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes and engage in sexual behavior in films rated appropriate for childrenMore >>
  • Local moms share the benefits of placenta pills

    Local moms share the benefits of placenta pills

    Having a baby can be a wonderful experience but it can also be a very difficult time for new moms. That's why some moms are now turning to placenta pills to help them be the best moms they can be. BirthMore >>
    Having a baby can be a wonderful experience but it can also be a very difficult time for new moms. That's why some moms are now turning to placenta pills to help them be the best moms they can be. BirthMore >>
  • With flu season here, docs offer tips to stay healthy

    With flu season here, docs offer tips to stay healthy

    With another flu season fast approaching, those in the know offer ways to guard against infection or deal with the flu if your efforts fail.More >>
    With another flu season fast approaching, those in the know offer ways to guard against infection or deal with the flu if your efforts fail.More >>
  • And this holiday season's hottest gifts are...

    And this holiday season's hottest gifts are...

    Wednesday, December 4 2013 5:49 PM EST2013-12-04 22:49:10 GMT
    By Molly McHugh Provided by The holiday shopping season is in full swing. The promotional emails are flooding inboxes everywhere, the daily deals show no sign of stopping – if you thought that BlackMore >>
    By Molly McHugh Provided by The holiday shopping season is in full swing. The promotional emails are flooding inboxes everywhere, the daily deals show no sign of stopping – if you thought that BlackMore >>
  • Parents who set, stick to rules may help kids stay slim

    Parents who set, stick to rules may help kids stay slim

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 4:58 PM EST2013-12-03 21:58:14 GMT
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who set firm rules about behaviors like TV viewing, dinner time and physical activity tend to have children of healthierMore >>
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who set firm rules about behaviors like TV viewing, dinner time and physical activity tend to have children of healthierMore >>
  • Brain connections strengthen as kids sleep

    Brain connections strengthen as kids sleep

    Monday, December 2 2013 5:50 PM EST2013-12-02 22:50:40 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- As young children sleep, the connections between the right and left sides of their brains strengthen, according to a small new study. Researchers measured the brain activity of eightMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- As young children sleep, the connections between the right and left sides of their brains strengthen, according to a small new study. Researchers measured the brain activity of eightMore >>
  • Could good manners help spur holiday weight gain?

    Could good manners help spur holiday weight gain?

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 5:43 PM EST2013-11-26 22:43:00 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Politeness and consideration for fellow diners could play a role in holiday weight gain, a new study suggests. When people are picking snacks and other foods for themselves and someoneMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Politeness and consideration for fellow diners could play a role in holiday weight gain, a new study suggests. When people are picking snacks and other foods for themselves and someoneMore >>
  • Get your guests' faces out of their phones this Thanksgiving

    Get your guests' faces out of their phones this Thanksgiving

    Monday, November 25 2013 5:58 PM EST2013-11-25 22:58:01 GMT
    By Jam Kotenko Provided by The upcoming holiday is not just about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the football game, or all the turkey you will eat that will sooner push you into food comavilleMore >>
    By Jam Kotenko Provided by The upcoming holiday is not just about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the football game, or all the turkey you will eat that will sooner push you into food comavilleMore >>
  • Healthy lifestyle may mean healthy pregnancy

    Healthy lifestyle may mean healthy pregnancy

    Friday, November 22 2013 11:37 PM EST2013-11-23 04:37:27 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Certain lifestyle factors may improve women's chances of having a healthy pregnancy, according to a new study. The researchers analyzed data from more than 5,600 women in England,More >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Certain lifestyle factors may improve women's chances of having a healthy pregnancy, according to a new study. The researchers analyzed data from more than 5,600 women in England,More >>
  • How to be grateful during the holidays -- and all year long

    How to be grateful during the holidays -- and all year long

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 5:50 PM EST2013-11-20 22:50:07 GMT
    By Cynthia Hanson From Life & Beauty Weekly Got gratitude? Of course! There's nothing like gathering with loved ones around a bountiful holiday table to make us count our blessings. But givingMore >>
    By Cynthia Hanson From Life & Beauty Weekly Got gratitude? Of course! There's nothing like gathering with loved ones around a bountiful holiday table to make us count our blessings. But givingMore >>
  • Sniffle-fighting snacks

    Sniffle-fighting snacks

    Monday, November 18 2013 4:07 PM EST2013-11-18 21:07:59 GMT
    By Sharon Liao From Ideas That Spark Ah, fall. The leaves are changing, the mercury is dropping and . . . the air is filling with the sound of sneezes and coughs. With the average kid comingMore >>
    By Sharon Liao From Ideas That Spark Ah, fall. The leaves are changing, the mercury is dropping and . . . the air is filling with the sound of sneezes and coughs. With the average kid comingMore >>
  • Women with asthma may take longer to get pregnant

    Women with asthma may take longer to get pregnant

    Thursday, November 14 2013 6:16 PM EST2013-11-14 23:16:58 GMT
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Women with asthma seem to experience delays in getting pregnant, Danish researchers report. Whether this trend is becauseMore >>
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Women with asthma seem to experience delays in getting pregnant, Danish researchers report. Whether this trend is becauseMore >>
  • Music training may boost young brains

    Music training may boost young brains

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 5:30 PM EST2013-11-13 22:30:53 GMT
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Playing a musical instrument can cause fundamental changes in a young person's brain, shaping both how it functions and how it is physicallyMore >>
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Playing a musical instrument can cause fundamental changes in a young person's brain, shaping both how it functions and how it is physicallyMore >>
  • Exercise in pregnancy may boost baby's brain

    Exercise in pregnancy may boost baby's brain

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-12 23:15:11 GMT
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Moderate exercise during pregnancy may boost your baby's brain development, according to new research. The study involving 18 moms-to-be andMore >>
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Moderate exercise during pregnancy may boost your baby's brain development, according to new research. The study involving 18 moms-to-be andMore >>
  • Fewer ER visits for kids after cold medicine restrictions

    Fewer ER visits for kids after cold medicine restrictions

    Monday, November 11 2013 5:54 PM EST2013-11-11 22:54:18 GMT
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Restrictions placed on cough and cold medicines may be working, with fewer young children ending up in the ER because of bad sideMore >>
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Restrictions placed on cough and cold medicines may be working, with fewer young children ending up in the ER because of bad sideMore >>
  • Study: Flavored small cigars are popular with kids

    Study: Flavored small cigars are popular with kids

    Friday, November 8 2013 5:48 PM EST2013-11-08 22:48:44 GMT
    By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer (AP) - Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use. About 1 in 30 middleMore >>
    By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer (AP) - Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use. About 1 in 30 middleMore >>
  • Coats for Kids... how you can help!

    Coats for Kids... how you can help!

    Thursday, November 7 2013 5:55 PM EST2013-11-07 22:55:04 GMT
    This winter, you can make it possible for children that don't have coats to stay warm. All you have to do is go by any one of 7 Hangers Cleaners locations and drop off your new, gently used or outgrownMore >>
    This winter, you can make it possible for children that don't have coats to stay warm. All you have to do is go by any one of 7 Hangers Cleaners locations and drop off your new, gently used or outgrownMore >>
  • Can you get through the holidays without overeating?

    Can you get through the holidays without overeating?

    Monday, November 4 2013 6:17 PM EST2013-11-04 23:17:48 GMT
    By Brette Sember From Completely You Most of us look forward to all the goodies the holidays have to offer, but no one celebrates those extra few pounds at the end of the season. Luckily, it'sMore >>
    By Brette Sember From Completely You Most of us look forward to all the goodies the holidays have to offer, but no one celebrates those extra few pounds at the end of the season. Luckily, it'sMore >>
  • Holiday Helper

    Holiday Helper

    Friday, November 1 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-11-01 22:16:17 GMT
    Click here for KATV's Holiday Helper website.More >>
    Click here for KATV's Holiday Helper website.More >>
  • Share your Halloween pics!

    Share your Halloween pics!

    Thursday, October 31 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-10-31 22:16:31 GMT
    Click here to share your Halloween costume pictures on our website!More >>
    Click here to share your Halloween costume pictures on our website!More >>
  • Trick-or-treating safety tips from an ER doc

    Trick-or-treating safety tips from an ER doc

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 5:37 PM EDT2013-10-30 21:37:34 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- There's no trick to keeping children safe on Halloween; it just takes some basic precautions to make sure the evening is a treat, an expert says. First, use a flashlight and put reflectiveMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- There's no trick to keeping children safe on Halloween; it just takes some basic precautions to make sure the evening is a treat, an expert says. First, use a flashlight and put reflectiveMore >>
  • UCA professor helps create mobile app for ADHD symptoms

    UCA professor helps create mobile app for ADHD symptoms

    CONWAY - A new mobile app to help young people manage ADHD has ties to the University of Central Arkansas.More >>
    CONWAY - A new mobile app to help young people manage ADHD has ties to the University of Central Arkansas.More >>
  • Halloween Safety Tips

    Halloween Safety Tips

    Tuesday, October 29 2013 6:20 PM EDT2013-10-29 22:20:40 GMT
    How to have a safe and spooktacular Halloween behind the wheel. Click here for some safety tips from Ford Motor Company.More >>
    How to have a safe and spooktacular Halloween behind the wheel. Click here for some safety tips from Ford Motor Company.More >>
  • Halloween contact lenses can be horror story for eyes

    Halloween contact lenses can be horror story for eyes

    Monday, October 28 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-10-28 21:20:56 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Laura Butler knew something was wrong when she felt a pain in her eye while driving that was so bad she had to pull over. Butler, who lives in West Virginia and has brown eyes, saidMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Laura Butler knew something was wrong when she felt a pain in her eye while driving that was so bad she had to pull over. Butler, who lives in West Virginia and has brown eyes, saidMore >>
  • Kids who exercise more may get better grades

    Kids who exercise more may get better grades

    Wednesday, October 23 2013 5:24 PM EDT2013-10-23 21:24:11 GMT
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Getting regular daily exercise of moderate to vigorous intensity may also boost students' academic performance, according toMore >>
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Getting regular daily exercise of moderate to vigorous intensity may also boost students' academic performance, according toMore >>
  • Too much texting may leave college kids sleepy

    Too much texting may leave college kids sleepy

    Monday, October 21 2013 5:24 PM EDT2013-10-21 21:24:47 GMT
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- College students in search of a good night's sleep may want to put some distance between their pillow and their cell phone, new researchMore >>
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- College students in search of a good night's sleep may want to put some distance between their pillow and their cell phone, new researchMore >>
  • Does your preschool child have ADHD?

    Does your preschool child have ADHD?

    Thursday, October 17 2013 5:33 PM EDT2013-10-17 21:33:29 GMT
    THURSDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- When preschoolers have trouble staying still or paying attention, a combination of parent, teacher and clinician observations helps most in predicting the child's riskMore >>
    THURSDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- When preschoolers have trouble staying still or paying attention, a combination of parent, teacher and clinician observations helps most in predicting the child's riskMore >>
  • Free bowling for kids!!

    Free bowling for kids!!

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 6:14 PM EDT2013-10-16 22:14:30 GMT
    Kids Bowl Free serves more than one million children and 700,000 families across North America each year.More >>
    Kids Bowl Free serves more than one million children and 700,000 families across North America each year.More >>
  • Irregular bedtimes lead to behavior problems in kids

    Irregular bedtimes lead to behavior problems in kids

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 6:20 PM EDT2013-10-15 22:20:22 GMT
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 14 (HealthDay News) -- A regular bedtime might guarantee more than a good night's sleep for both kids and their parents -- it turns out that a regularMore >>
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 14 (HealthDay News) -- A regular bedtime might guarantee more than a good night's sleep for both kids and their parents -- it turns out that a regularMore >>
  • How to sleep better

    How to sleep better

    Monday, October 14 2013 6:02 PM EDT2013-10-14 22:02:48 GMT
    By Valerie Kalfrin From Life & Beauty Weekly For something so essential and refreshing, a good night's sleep can be elusive. Children, pets, a snoring partner, a worried mind, even TV and brightMore >>
    By Valerie Kalfrin From Life & Beauty Weekly For something so essential and refreshing, a good night's sleep can be elusive. Children, pets, a snoring partner, a worried mind, even TV and brightMore >>
  • Parents' feeding choices may raise baby's risk for celiac disease

    Parents' feeding choices may raise baby's risk for celiac disease

    Friday, October 11 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-10-11 21:38:55 GMT
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Delayed introduction of gluten to a baby's diet and breast-feeding longer than one year appear to increase the risk of celiacMore >>
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Delayed introduction of gluten to a baby's diet and breast-feeding longer than one year appear to increase the risk of celiacMore >>
  • How to raise cultured kids

    How to raise cultured kids

    Thursday, October 10 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-10-10 22:16:03 GMT
    By Elina Bolokhova From Ideas That Spark Do you long for your child to choose the symphony over SpongeBob and couscous over mac 'n' cheese? Raising a cultured kid can be easier than you think.More >>
    By Elina Bolokhova From Ideas That Spark Do you long for your child to choose the symphony over SpongeBob and couscous over mac 'n' cheese? Raising a cultured kid can be easier than you think.More >>
  • Smog, stressed mom may raise risk of behavior woes in kids

    Smog, stressed mom may raise risk of behavior woes in kids

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 5:21 PM EDT2013-10-09 21:21:24 GMT
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Maternal stress and air pollution have each been pinpointed as possible contributors to behavior problems in childhood, but a new study suggestsMore >>
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Maternal stress and air pollution have each been pinpointed as possible contributors to behavior problems in childhood, but a new study suggestsMore >>
  • Righty? Lefty? Genes' role still unclear

    Righty? Lefty? Genes' role still unclear

    Monday, October 7 2013 5:41 PM EDT2013-10-07 21:41:52 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Genetics do not play a major role in determining whether people are right- or left-handed, a new study says. About 10 percent of people worldwide are left-handed, but the reasonsMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Genetics do not play a major role in determining whether people are right- or left-handed, a new study says. About 10 percent of people worldwide are left-handed, but the reasonsMore >>
  • Study suggests late-term preemies don't do as well in life

    Study suggests late-term preemies don't do as well in life

    Thursday, October 3 2013 5:31 PM EDT2013-10-03 21:31:44 GMT
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Babies born between four and six weeks early are more likely than full-term babies to suffer a lifetime of socioeconomic disadvantages, FinnishMore >>
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Babies born between four and six weeks early are more likely than full-term babies to suffer a lifetime of socioeconomic disadvantages, FinnishMore >>
  • Salvation Army begins taking Angel Tree applications

    Salvation Army begins taking Angel Tree applications

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 6:20 PM EDT2013-10-02 22:20:20 GMT
    The Salvation Army is opening its Angel Tree application process for needy families beginning October first. The Angel Tree provides gifts of toys and clothing to children aged newborn to 12 years old.More >>
    The Salvation Army is opening its Angel Tree application process for needy families beginning October first. The Angel Tree provides gifts of toys and clothing to children aged newborn to 12 years old.More >>
  • Tips for preventing, coping with pinkeye

    Tips for preventing, coping with pinkeye

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 5:46 PM EDT2013-10-01 21:46:27 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- With children back in school, cases of a highly contagious infection called pinkeye (conjunctivitis) are likely to rise, an expert says. "This common medical condition is around allMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- With children back in school, cases of a highly contagious infection called pinkeye (conjunctivitis) are likely to rise, an expert says. "This common medical condition is around allMore >>
  • 7 hidden features in iOS 7

    7 hidden features in iOS 7

    Monday, September 30 2013 5:40 PM EDT2013-09-30 21:40:43 GMT
    By Jeffrey Van Camp Provided by It's been out for more than a week, but we're still finding and noticing little things about iOS 7. We've already listed some of the major problems and major tipsMore >>
    By Jeffrey Van Camp Provided by It's been out for more than a week, but we're still finding and noticing little things about iOS 7. We've already listed some of the major problems and major tipsMore >>
  • Take kids to get their flu shots early

    Take kids to get their flu shots early

    Friday, September 27 2013 4:08 PM EDT2013-09-27 20:08:04 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- As soon as the updated seasonal flu vaccine becomes available, parents should bring children aged 6 months and older to get vaccinated, according to an updated policy statement fromMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- As soon as the updated seasonal flu vaccine becomes available, parents should bring children aged 6 months and older to get vaccinated, according to an updated policy statement fromMore >>
  • Child's chronic illness can affect the whole family

    Child's chronic illness can affect the whole family

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 5:16 PM EDT2013-09-24 21:16:21 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Parenting a chronically ill child can cause stress that affects the whole family. That's the finding of researchers who reviewed 96 studies conducted in 12 countries between 1980More >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Parenting a chronically ill child can cause stress that affects the whole family. That's the finding of researchers who reviewed 96 studies conducted in 12 countries between 1980More >>
  • U.S. teens begin to slim down

    U.S. teens begin to slim down

    American teens may be getting the message that carrying excess weight isn't good for them.More >>
    American teens may be getting the message that carrying excess weight isn't good for them.More >>
  • 5 digital ways to stay close to grandparents

    5 digital ways to stay close to grandparents

    Monday, September 23 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-09-24 02:21:27 GMT
    By Christina Vercelletto From Ideas That Spark When we were kids, we likely spent time getting to know grandma by baking cookies with her. Or we went fishing with grandpa, or played a game of MonopolyMore >>
    By Christina Vercelletto From Ideas That Spark When we were kids, we likely spent time getting to know grandma by baking cookies with her. Or we went fishing with grandpa, or played a game of MonopolyMore >>
  • The biggest car seat mistakes parents make

    The biggest car seat mistakes parents make

    By Suzanne Kane With the kids back at school and parents' schedules more hectic, mid-September is a good time for a reminder of proper car-seat safety. Sept. 15 to Sept. 21 is also Child Passenger SafetyMore >>
    By Suzanne Kane With the kids back at school and parents' schedules more hectic, mid-September is a good time for a reminder of proper car-seat safety. Sept. 15 to Sept. 21 is also Child Passenger SafetyMore >>
  • Crossing a line? California school district hires company to watch student's social media

    Crossing a line? California school district hires company to watch student's social media

    By Kate Knibbs Provided by A rash of suicides incited by bullies on a website. A diabolical pedophile pretending to be Justin Bieber, convincing children to send him explicit photos. Snapchat Leaked.More >>
    By Kate Knibbs Provided by A rash of suicides incited by bullies on a website. A diabolical pedophile pretending to be Justin Bieber, convincing children to send him explicit photos. Snapchat Leaked.More >>
  • Packing Lunch Safely

    Packing Lunch Safely

    Saturday, September 21 2013 1:12 AM EDT2013-09-21 05:12:33 GMT
    (Little Rock) – Schools are back in session and for many this means a new morning routine that includes packing lunches. Food brought from home can be kept safe if it is first handled and cooked properly.More >>
    (Little Rock) – Schools are back in session and for many this means a new morning routine that includes packing lunches. Food brought from home can be kept safe if it is first handled and cooked properly.More >>
  • Commercial baby foods fall short for nutrition

    Commercial baby foods fall short for nutrition

    Wednesday, September 11 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-09-11 22:17:01 GMT
    MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Commercial baby foods don't meet infants' dietary needs when they are weaning, according to a new study. That's because commercial foods are predominately sweet foodsMore >>
    MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Commercial baby foods don't meet infants' dietary needs when they are weaning, according to a new study. That's because commercial foods are predominately sweet foodsMore >>
  • Is social media making your kids less smart?

    Is social media making your kids less smart?

    Monday, September 9 2013 4:51 PM EDT2013-09-09 20:51:40 GMT
    By Karen Cicero From Ideas That Spark Eight in ten teens have a profile on at least one of the many social media websites out there and most of them are on it daily, according to a recent report. ThisMore >>
    By Karen Cicero From Ideas That Spark Eight in ten teens have a profile on at least one of the many social media websites out there and most of them are on it daily, according to a recent report. ThisMore >>
  • More U.S. women having kids in their 30s and 40s

    More U.S. women having kids in their 30s and 40s

    Friday, September 6 2013 5:47 PM EDT2013-09-06 21:47:36 GMT
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- More women are waiting until later in life to have children, U.S. health officials reported Friday. The birth rate for womenMore >>
    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- More women are waiting until later in life to have children, U.S. health officials reported Friday. The birth rate for womenMore >>
  • Screaming, cursing at your misbehaving teen may backfire

    Screaming, cursing at your misbehaving teen may backfire

    Thursday, September 5 2013 5:13 PM EDT2013-09-05 21:13:24 GMT
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Parents who discipline their teenagers with a hostile brew of screaming, cursing and name-calling may ultimately be doing far more harm than good,More >>
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Parents who discipline their teenagers with a hostile brew of screaming, cursing and name-calling may ultimately be doing far more harm than good,More >>
  • For teens, favorite tunes may impair driving

    For teens, favorite tunes may impair driving

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-09-04 22:18:09 GMT
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Music may soothe the savage beast, but a new study argues that novice teenage drivers who rock out to a playlist of favorite tunesMore >>
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Music may soothe the savage beast, but a new study argues that novice teenage drivers who rock out to a playlist of favorite tunesMore >>
  • 7 weird health tips that actually work

    7 weird health tips that actually work

    Tuesday, September 3 2013 5:34 PM EDT2013-09-03 21:34:56 GMT
    By Matthew Cenzon People are always looking for the secrets to healthier living, whether it's something they can drink, something they can rub on their face, or some form of crazy therapy; if it'sMore >>
    By Matthew Cenzon People are always looking for the secrets to healthier living, whether it's something they can drink, something they can rub on their face, or some form of crazy therapy; if it'sMore >>
  • Doctors' tips for backpack safety

    Doctors' tips for backpack safety

    (HealthDay News) -- If made well and used properly, backpacks are ideal for carrying school books and supplies, but they can be uncomfortable and even lead to injury if they're too heavy or if childrenMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- If made well and used properly, backpacks are ideal for carrying school books and supplies, but they can be uncomfortable and even lead to injury if they're too heavy or if childrenMore >>
  • Separation anxiety in children going to school

    Separation anxiety in children going to school

    Friday, August 30 2013 5:47 PM EDT2013-08-30 21:47:24 GMT
    By Delialah Falcon Separation anxiety that presents itself in children going to school is a regular part of childhood development for many kids. However, it can be very distressing to both the childMore >>
    By Delialah Falcon Separation anxiety that presents itself in children going to school is a regular part of childhood development for many kids. However, it can be very distressing to both the childMore >>
  • Simple strategies aren't always enough for bedwetting

    Simple strategies aren't always enough for bedwetting

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 5:23 PM EDT2013-08-28 21:23:03 GMT
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While techniques such as fluid restriction can help some children who have problems with bedwetting, alarms and medications are more effective,More >>
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While techniques such as fluid restriction can help some children who have problems with bedwetting, alarms and medications are more effective,More >>
  • How toddlers' TV time can hurt kindergarten success

    How toddlers' TV time can hurt kindergarten success

    Monday, August 26 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-08-26 21:00:33 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers who watch too much television have a more difficult time when they start kindergarten, a new Canadian study suggests. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no TVMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers who watch too much television have a more difficult time when they start kindergarten, a new Canadian study suggests. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no TVMore >>
  • Six ways to keep baby healthy

    Six ways to keep baby healthy

    By Elena Donovan Mauer in partnership with During cold and flu season, it's tough enough to keep yourself from getting sick, let alone your brand-new baby (with a brand-new immune system). But it'sMore >>
    By Elena Donovan Mauer in partnership with During cold and flu season, it's tough enough to keep yourself from getting sick, let alone your brand-new baby (with a brand-new immune system). But it'sMore >>
  • Financial planning for new parents

    Financial planning for new parents

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 4:50 PM EDT2013-08-13 20:50:46 GMT
    By Andrew Housser The decision to start a family is a monumental milestone for many couples. Children can bring a lifetime of joy and happiness. Of course, those bundles of joy also can cost a bundle.More >>
    By Andrew Housser The decision to start a family is a monumental milestone for many couples. Children can bring a lifetime of joy and happiness. Of course, those bundles of joy also can cost a bundle.More >>
  • Laptops 101: What's the best computer for your college major?

    Laptops 101: What's the best computer for your college major?

    Friday, August 9 2013 12:07 AM EDT2013-08-09 04:07:49 GMT
    By Meghan McDonough Provided by When you were younger, your back-to-school shopping list used to include spiral-bound notebooks, Trapper Keepers, and colored pencils (don't forget the protractor!).More >>
    By Meghan McDonough Provided by When you were younger, your back-to-school shopping list used to include spiral-bound notebooks, Trapper Keepers, and colored pencils (don't forget the protractor!).More >>
  • 'Engaged' teens more likely to stay in school

    'Engaged' teens more likely to stay in school

    Friday, August 9 2013 12:06 AM EDT2013-08-09 04:06:27 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Keeping teens engaged in school helps reduce their risk of behavior problems, substance use and dropping out, according to a new study. Specifically, it's important to provide teensMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Keeping teens engaged in school helps reduce their risk of behavior problems, substance use and dropping out, according to a new study. Specifically, it's important to provide teensMore >>
  • iPad, Nexus, and Note: Back to school tablets for students

    iPad, Nexus, and Note: Back to school tablets for students

    Friday, August 9 2013 12:05 AM EDT2013-08-09 04:05:13 GMT
    By K. T. Bradford Provided by Tablets are as much an essential part of a student's back to school toolbox as a desktop or laptop. They can use tablets to take notes, do research, and help with studyMore >>
    By K. T. Bradford Provided by Tablets are as much an essential part of a student's back to school toolbox as a desktop or laptop. They can use tablets to take notes, do research, and help with studyMore >>
  • Early discipline tied to less use of drugs, alcohol in teens

    Early discipline tied to less use of drugs, alcohol in teens

    Thursday, August 8 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-08-08 22:41:47 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Correcting disruptive behavior in young children could help prevent them from using alcohol and drugs when they're teens, researchers report. Their study included 172 boys with disruptiveMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Correcting disruptive behavior in young children could help prevent them from using alcohol and drugs when they're teens, researchers report. Their study included 172 boys with disruptiveMore >>
  • Healthy eating, good night's sleep really do help kids learn

    Healthy eating, good night's sleep really do help kids learn

    Tuesday, August 6 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-08-06 21:00:10 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Backing what many parents already believe, experts say that healthy eating and good sleep habits can help youngsters do well at school. "Your brain can't work if you're not consumingMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Backing what many parents already believe, experts say that healthy eating and good sleep habits can help youngsters do well at school. "Your brain can't work if you're not consumingMore >>
  • The pregnancy weigh-in

    The pregnancy weigh-in

    Monday, August 5 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-08-05 21:12:01 GMT
    By Paula Kashtan in partnership with To keep mom and baby healthy, it's important to stay within the right weight range. Here's how. What is weight gain during pregnancy? If your weight is in theMore >>
    By Paula Kashtan in partnership with To keep mom and baby healthy, it's important to stay within the right weight range. Here's how. What is weight gain during pregnancy? If your weight is in theMore >>
  • 'Retail therapy' might not be so bad after all

    'Retail therapy' might not be so bad after all

    Friday, August 2 2013 5:40 PM EDT2013-08-02 21:40:06 GMT
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Those who love to shop are often painted as lonely souls, trying to fill a void by buying -- and becoming even more isolatedMore >>
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Those who love to shop are often painted as lonely souls, trying to fill a void by buying -- and becoming even more isolatedMore >>
  • When is it okay to pierce baby's ears?

    When is it okay to pierce baby's ears?

    Thursday, August 1 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-08-01 21:09:43 GMT
    A super model mom, Gisele Bundchen, is causing a bit of an uproar after sharing a photo of herself and her 8-month-old baby because the baby has her ears pierced. It has sparked a debate among moms aboutMore >>
    A super model mom, Gisele Bundchen, is causing a bit of an uproar after sharing a photo of herself and her 8-month-old baby because the baby has her ears pierced. It has sparked a debate among moms aboutMore >>
  • Many low-income moms struggle to afford diapers

    Many low-income moms struggle to afford diapers

    Babies who live in lower income families may have an increased risk of getting a skin or urinary tract infection, according to a new study. That's because many families find it challenging to afford enoughMore >>
    Babies who live in lower income families may have an increased risk of getting a skin or urinary tract infection, according to a new study. That's because many families find it challenging to afford enoughMore >>
  • How to comfort a sick baby

    How to comfort a sick baby

    Monday, July 29 2013 5:40 PM EDT2013-07-29 21:40:51 GMT
    By Leah Rocketto in partnership with Help baby feel better with these mom-tested tricks. "When my son's feeling really bad, he likes to cuddle and have his back rubbed until the Motrin kicks in." --More >>
    By Leah Rocketto in partnership with Help baby feel better with these mom-tested tricks. "When my son's feeling really bad, he likes to cuddle and have his back rubbed until the Motrin kicks in." --More >>
  • Smokers are still high school's "cool kids," study finds

    Smokers are still high school's "cool kids," study finds

    Friday, July 26 2013 5:37 PM EDT2013-07-26 21:37:20 GMT
    By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Peer pressure continues to prompt high school students to light up, new research suggests, because popular teens tend to smoke and theyMore >>
    By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Peer pressure continues to prompt high school students to light up, new research suggests, because popular teens tend to smoke and theyMore >>
  • Irregular bedtimes may sap kids' brainpower

    Irregular bedtimes may sap kids' brainpower

    Thursday, July 25 2013 5:54 PM EDT2013-07-25 21:54:56 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Going to bed at different times every night appears to reduce children's brainpower, a new British study suggests. The research included 11,000 children in the United Kingdom whoseMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Going to bed at different times every night appears to reduce children's brainpower, a new British study suggests. The research included 11,000 children in the United Kingdom whoseMore >>
  • 10 tips for budget baby showers

    10 tips for budget baby showers

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-07-24 21:38:05 GMT
    By Allison Micarelli in partnership with With the honor of hosting your friend's/sister's/cousin's baby shower comes the headache of paying for it. But there are ways to cut back without looking likeMore >>
    By Allison Micarelli in partnership with With the honor of hosting your friend's/sister's/cousin's baby shower comes the headache of paying for it. But there are ways to cut back without looking likeMore >>
  • Five ways to declutter your nursery

    Five ways to declutter your nursery

    Monday, July 22 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-07-22 22:17:08 GMT
    By Sarah Newell in partnership with A mess in baby's room will make your stress levels surge. Learn how to better organize your nursery. 1. Buy storage-friendly furniture Get a crib with drawers underneathMore >>
    By Sarah Newell in partnership with A mess in baby's room will make your stress levels surge. Learn how to better organize your nursery. 1. Buy storage-friendly furniture Get a crib with drawers underneathMore >>
  • How much do you know about attachment parenting?

    How much do you know about attachment parenting?

    Parenting styles and techniques are subjects that can debated and researched maybe more than any other. But one approach has recently gotten some national attention in both good and bad ways. KATV'sMore >>
    Parenting styles and techniques are subjects that can debated and researched maybe more than any other. But one approach has recently gotten some national attention in both good and bad ways. KATV'sMore >>
  • Budget-friendly summer fun

    Budget-friendly summer fun

    Friday, July 19 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-07-19 21:35:25 GMT
    By Andrew Beattie Doing things as a family becomes harder as the size of your family increases. Even the price of dinner and a movie for a modestly sized family can put a hole in your budgetMore >>
    By Andrew Beattie Doing things as a family becomes harder as the size of your family increases. Even the price of dinner and a movie for a modestly sized family can put a hole in your budgetMore >>
  • Study: Regular bedtimes best for kids

    Study: Regular bedtimes best for kids

    The consistency of a young child's bedtime has been linked with positive performance on a variety of intellectual tests.More >>
    The consistency of a young child's bedtime has been linked with positive performance on a variety of intellectual tests.More >>
  • Experts urge caution as heat, humidity blanket much of U.S.

    Experts urge caution as heat, humidity blanket much of U.S.

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 5:59 PM EDT2013-07-17 21:59:39 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- High humidity and temperatures in the 90s could test the endurance of millions of Americans in the eastern and central parts of the country for days to come, experts warn. The U.S.More >>
    (HealthDay News) -- High humidity and temperatures in the 90s could test the endurance of millions of Americans in the eastern and central parts of the country for days to come, experts warn. The U.S.More >>
  • Divorce in early childhood may harm adult ties with parents

    Divorce in early childhood may harm adult ties with parents

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 5:52 PM EDT2013-07-16 21:52:04 GMT
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- If parents divorce when their children are young, the split can affect how secure these children will feel about their relationshipMore >>
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- If parents divorce when their children are young, the split can affect how secure these children will feel about their relationshipMore >>
  • Back to School Section

    Back to School Section

    Monday, July 15 2013 5:15 PM EDT2013-07-15 21:15:05 GMT
    Click here to for all kinds of Back to School information!More >>
    Click here to for all kinds of Back to School information!More >>
  • 5 habits of happy people

    5 habits of happy people

    Thursday, July 11 2013 5:32 PM EDT2013-07-11 21:32:01 GMT
    By Anne-Sophie Reinhardt From Completely You Happy people: What in the world is their secret? Are they wired differently? Do they come from a different planet? Or are they just luckier than us "normal"More >>
    By Anne-Sophie Reinhardt From Completely You Happy people: What in the world is their secret? Are they wired differently? Do they come from a different planet? Or are they just luckier than us "normal"More >>
  • 5 things kids should tell their asthma doctor

    5 things kids should tell their asthma doctor

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-07-10 22:18:45 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Children, not their parents, should do most of the talking about their asthma symptoms when seeing an allergist, according to a new study. Researchers looked at about 80 childrenMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Children, not their parents, should do most of the talking about their asthma symptoms when seeing an allergist, according to a new study. Researchers looked at about 80 childrenMore >>
  • Bad bosses may be toxic to employees' families

    Bad bosses may be toxic to employees' families

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-07-09 22:15:21 GMT
    By Lisa Esposito HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- When workplace stress spills over into your personal life, your family's well-being can also suffer, new evidence suggests. A recent conferenceMore >>
    By Lisa Esposito HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- When workplace stress spills over into your personal life, your family's well-being can also suffer, new evidence suggests. A recent conferenceMore >>
  • Irregular bedtimes may sap kids' brainpower

    Irregular bedtimes may sap kids' brainpower

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 5:57 PM EDT2013-07-09 21:57:02 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Going to bed at different times every night appears to reduce children's brainpower, a new British study suggests. The research included 11,000 children in the United Kingdom whoseMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Going to bed at different times every night appears to reduce children's brainpower, a new British study suggests. The research included 11,000 children in the United Kingdom whoseMore >>
  • Upcoming Back-to-School Free Immunization Events

    Upcoming Back-to-School Free Immunization Events

    If you're a parent looking to get your child up to date on his or her shots before they head back to school, there are plenty of free immunization clinics around the central Arkansas area before schoolMore >>
    If you're a parent looking to get your child up to date on his or her shots before they head back to school, there are plenty of free immunization clinics around the central Arkansas area before schoolMore >>
  • New 'active' video games may give kids more exercise

    New 'active' video games may give kids more exercise

    Newer-generation "active" video games give a slight boost to children's physical activity levels at home, according to a new study.More >>
    Newer-generation "active" video games give a slight boost to children's physical activity levels at home, according to a new study.More >>
  • 8 summer health myths debunked

    8 summer health myths debunked

    Monday, July 8 2013 5:03 PM EDT2013-07-08 21:03:14 GMT
    By Ashley Henshaw Thanks to the excessive heat and lots of outdoor activities, the summer lends itself to plenty of claims about health and safety. However, many of these adages simply aren't true.More >>
    By Ashley Henshaw Thanks to the excessive heat and lots of outdoor activities, the summer lends itself to plenty of claims about health and safety. However, many of these adages simply aren't true.More >>
  • Avoiding tick dangers this summer

    Avoiding tick dangers this summer

    Many tick-borne illnesses have common symptoms such as fever, chills, head and muscle aches, and some such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis and tularemia can present with rashes.More >>
    Many tick-borne illnesses have common symptoms such as fever, chills, head and muscle aches, and some such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis and tularemia can present with rashes.More >>
  • Baby-food making 101 (It's easy -- we swear!)

    Baby-food making 101 (It's easy -- we swear!)

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 5:43 PM EDT2013-07-03 21:43:40 GMT
    By Lisa Milbrand in partnership with You don't need to be a Top Chef or have tons of time on your hands to DIY baby's food. Check out these helpful tips. Making your own baby food is actually simplerMore >>
    By Lisa Milbrand in partnership with You don't need to be a Top Chef or have tons of time on your hands to DIY baby's food. Check out these helpful tips. Making your own baby food is actually simplerMore >>
  • Why reality TV is good for us

    Why reality TV is good for us

    Monday, July 1 2013 5:39 PM EDT2013-07-01 21:39:09 GMT
    By Sadie Gennis, People love to demonize reality TV as evidence of decay in Western society, but have these people actually seen a reality show lately? They aren't all vehicles of Schadenfreude andMore >>
    By Sadie Gennis, People love to demonize reality TV as evidence of decay in Western society, but have these people actually seen a reality show lately? They aren't all vehicles of Schadenfreude andMore >>
  • You can boost your baby's vocabulary

    You can boost your baby's vocabulary

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- If you have a baby who's learning to talk, you may feel the need to chatter incessantly to boost her vocabulary, but a new study says anotherMore >>
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- If you have a baby who's learning to talk, you may feel the need to chatter incessantly to boost her vocabulary, but a new study says anotherMore >>
  • Heading soccer balls tied to damaging brain changes

    Heading soccer balls tied to damaging brain changes

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 5:03 PM EDT2013-06-19 21:03:11 GMT
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Sophisticated scans reveal that soccer players who head the ball a lot show changes in the white matter of their brain that mirrorMore >>
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Sophisticated scans reveal that soccer players who head the ball a lot show changes in the white matter of their brain that mirrorMore >>
  • Baby milestones: What baby will do when

    Baby milestones: What baby will do when

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 5:27 PM EDT2013-06-18 21:27:39 GMT
    By Kaitlin Stanford in partnership with Baby's first year is full of, well, firsts. Here's your guide for what to expect when -- and what to do if baby's a little off schedule. We know, we know: EveryMore >>
    By Kaitlin Stanford in partnership with Baby's first year is full of, well, firsts. Here's your guide for what to expect when -- and what to do if baby's a little off schedule. We know, we know: EveryMore >>
  • Sibling bullying can lead to depression, anxiety in victims

    Sibling bullying can lead to depression, anxiety in victims

    Monday, June 17 2013 5:51 PM EDT2013-06-17 21:51:39 GMT
    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Being picked on by your brother or sister may seem like a normal part of growing up, but for some kids the bullying may be a sourceMore >>
    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Being picked on by your brother or sister may seem like a normal part of growing up, but for some kids the bullying may be a sourceMore >>
  • TV commercials may spur junk food habit in kids

    TV commercials may spur junk food habit in kids

    Friday, June 14 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-06-14 21:25:39 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- The types of TV shows that families watch influences the amount of junk food that preschool children eat, a new study suggests. Researchers found that children in homes where parentsMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- The types of TV shows that families watch influences the amount of junk food that preschool children eat, a new study suggests. Researchers found that children in homes where parentsMore >>
  • Finding the right Father's Day gifts

    Finding the right Father's Day gifts

    Thursday, June 13 2013 5:36 PM EDT2013-06-13 21:36:58 GMT
    It doesn't matter how you celebrate Father's Day, what matters is reminding Dads that they're appreciated, even admired. Families spend $12 billion a year in honor of Father's Day. That's an abundanceMore >>
    It doesn't matter how you celebrate Father's Day, what matters is reminding Dads that they're appreciated, even admired. Families spend $12 billion a year in honor of Father's Day. That's an abundanceMore >>
  • The 60 greatest TV families of all time

    The 60 greatest TV families of all time

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 5:30 PM EDT2013-06-12 21:30:11 GMT
    By Bruce Fretts, Family ties bind us. We invite TV dynasties into the middle of our full houses (upstairs, downstairs) for happy days and good times. Watching married-with-children characters oneMore >>
    By Bruce Fretts, Family ties bind us. We invite TV dynasties into the middle of our full houses (upstairs, downstairs) for happy days and good times. Watching married-with-children characters oneMore >>
  • Summer camp health tips for parents

    Summer camp health tips for parents

    Monday, June 10 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-06-10 22:16:14 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Regular hand washing and proper hygiene are essential to avoiding common summer-camp health issues such as lice, pinworm and bathing-suit dermatitis, according to a former summer campMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Regular hand washing and proper hygiene are essential to avoiding common summer-camp health issues such as lice, pinworm and bathing-suit dermatitis, according to a former summer campMore >>
  • Stop keeping up with the Joneses - they're broke

    Stop keeping up with the Joneses - they're broke

    Friday, June 7 2013 5:22 PM EDT2013-06-07 21:22:28 GMT
    By Lisa Smith It used to be that spending money on status symbols for the sake of flaunting your wealth was an activity reserved for celebrities and millionaires. That has all changed. ConspicuousMore >>
    By Lisa Smith It used to be that spending money on status symbols for the sake of flaunting your wealth was an activity reserved for celebrities and millionaires. That has all changed. ConspicuousMore >>
  • 10 great summer jobs for teens

    10 great summer jobs for teens

    Thursday, June 6 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-06-06 22:18:15 GMT
    By Janet Fowler That first summer job is often a rite of passage for many teens. It's the signal that you're on your way to adulthood, and it's also a method for earning money to pay for activities,More >>
    By Janet Fowler That first summer job is often a rite of passage for many teens. It's the signal that you're on your way to adulthood, and it's also a method for earning money to pay for activities,More >>
  • Hack your way to dinner with these apps that make sense of your fridge

    Hack your way to dinner with these apps that make sense of your fridge

    Wednesday, June 5 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-06-06 03:44:53 GMT
    By Jenny An Provided by "What's for dinner?" is a question as old as time itself – and it's one of the most frustrating. Now, technology has an answer. A slew of Web and phone apps take into accountMore >>
    By Jenny An Provided by "What's for dinner?" is a question as old as time itself – and it's one of the most frustrating. Now, technology has an answer. A slew of Web and phone apps take into accountMore >>
  • Young parents don't stress over kids' media use

    Young parents don't stress over kids' media use

    Wednesday, June 5 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-06-06 03:43:29 GMT
    By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- Having grown up with gadgets galore, young parents aren't as worried about the potentially corrosive effects of too much screenMore >>
    By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- Having grown up with gadgets galore, young parents aren't as worried about the potentially corrosive effects of too much screenMore >>
  • Family fun: Homemade gifts for Father's Day

    Family fun: Homemade gifts for Father's Day

    Monday, June 3 2013 5:31 PM EDT2013-06-03 21:31:28 GMT
    By Emelie Battaglia Dad is always the hardest to shop for. And honestly, how many ties do you think a man really needs? This year, get the kids involved in more creative ways, and they'll be ableMore >>
    By Emelie Battaglia Dad is always the hardest to shop for. And honestly, how many ties do you think a man really needs? This year, get the kids involved in more creative ways, and they'll be ableMore >>
  • 5 germ hot spots you aren't cleaning

    5 germ hot spots you aren't cleaning

    Wednesday, May 29 2013 5:54 PM EDT2013-05-29 21:54:27 GMT
    By Aviva Patz From Ideas That Spark Home is where the heart is -- not to mention the dirt, dust, bacteria and mold. "Most people clean what they can see, but there's a lot more to cleaning a homeMore >>
    By Aviva Patz From Ideas That Spark Home is where the heart is -- not to mention the dirt, dust, bacteria and mold. "Most people clean what they can see, but there's a lot more to cleaning a homeMore >>
  • How to raise a happy baby

    How to raise a happy baby

    Tuesday, May 28 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-05-28 22:18:52 GMT
    By Elena Donovan Mauer in partnership with From the moment we first see their slimy little (but totally adorable) heads, we want the best for our babies -- and that includes their happiness. And believeMore >>
    By Elena Donovan Mauer in partnership with From the moment we first see their slimy little (but totally adorable) heads, we want the best for our babies -- and that includes their happiness. And believeMore >>
  • Many parents texting, phoning while driving their kids

    Many parents texting, phoning while driving their kids

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:19 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:19:09 GMT
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of parents admit to being distracted in some way while driving their young child around, a new survey reveals. Among roughly 600More >>
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of parents admit to being distracted in some way while driving their young child around, a new survey reveals. Among roughly 600More >>
  • Genes may boost woman's risk of postpartum depression

    Genes may boost woman's risk of postpartum depression

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:21 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:21:46 GMT
    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with specific alterations in two genes may be at increased risk of suffering depression after giving birth, a smallMore >>
    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with specific alterations in two genes may be at increased risk of suffering depression after giving birth, a smallMore >>
  • Dealing With Divorce

    Dealing With Divorce

    Monday, May 20 2013 4:47 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:47:58 GMT
    Dealing With Divorce Divorce can be wrenching when kids are involved, but there's a lot you can do to help children cope. If you're a parent dealing with divorce, try to remember your childMore >>
    Dealing With Divorce Divorce can be wrenching when kids are involved, but there's a lot you can do to help children cope. If you're a parent dealing with divorce, try to remember your childMore >>
  • Even low levels of lead hamper kindergartners' reading skills

    Even low levels of lead hamper kindergartners' reading skills

    Friday, May 17 2013 6:10 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:10:56 GMT
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Even children with low levels of lead in their blood score lower on reading-readiness tests when they begin kindergarten, a new study found. "WeMore >>
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Even children with low levels of lead in their blood score lower on reading-readiness tests when they begin kindergarten, a new study found. "WeMore >>
  • Summer Fun

    Summer Fun

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 5:45 PM EDT2013-05-15 21:45:49 GMT
    Click here to see a page dedicated to summer activities and fun things to do!More >>
    Click here to see a page dedicated to summer activities and fun things to do!More >>
  • Nearly half of high schoolers text while driving

    Nearly half of high schoolers text while driving

    Tuesday, May 14 2013 6:22 PM EDT2013-05-14 22:22:39 GMT
    By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Close to half of U.S high school students text while driving, a habit that dramatically increases their risk of getting into a potentially fatalMore >>
    By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Close to half of U.S high school students text while driving, a habit that dramatically increases their risk of getting into a potentially fatalMore >>
  • A little formula might help breast-feeding for some babies

    A little formula might help breast-feeding for some babies

    Monday, May 13 2013 6:20 PM EDT2013-05-13 22:20:14 GMT
    Giving small amounts of infant formula to newborns who experience significant weight loss can increase the length of time that they are breast-fed, according to a new study. New mothers do not immediatelyMore >>
    Giving small amounts of infant formula to newborns who experience significant weight loss can increase the length of time that they are breast-fed, according to a new study. New mothers do not immediatelyMore >>
  • More than 4,000 U.S. kids hurt each year on amusement rides

    More than 4,000 U.S. kids hurt each year on amusement rides

    (HealthDay News) -- More than 4,000 American children are injured on amusement rides each year, according to a new study that calls for standardized safety regulations. Between 1990 and 2010, nearly 93,000More >>
    (HealthDay News) -- More than 4,000 American children are injured on amusement rides each year, according to a new study that calls for standardized safety regulations. Between 1990 and 2010, nearly 93,000More >>
  • Violent video games may numb players to brutality

    Violent video games may numb players to brutality

    Friday, May 10 2013 6:08 PM EDT2013-05-10 22:08:39 GMT
    Teenage boys who play violent video games for hours on end may become desensitized to the brutality, a small new study finds. The research focused on 30 boys, aged 13 to 15, who were divided into twoMore >>
    Teenage boys who play violent video games for hours on end may become desensitized to the brutality, a small new study finds. The research focused on 30 boys, aged 13 to 15, who were divided into twoMore >>
  • Fast food hasn't gotten much healthier

    Fast food hasn't gotten much healthier

    Thursday, May 9 2013 6:13 PM EDT2013-05-09 22:13:13 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Next time you have a craving for fast food, don't kid yourself that choices today are much healthier, a new study says. The nutritional quality of menu items at fast-food restaurantsMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Next time you have a craving for fast food, don't kid yourself that choices today are much healthier, a new study says. The nutritional quality of menu items at fast-food restaurantsMore >>
  • Gasoline poisonings in kids spike during summer

    Gasoline poisonings in kids spike during summer

    Wednesday, May 8 2013 5:37 PM EDT2013-05-08 21:37:03 GMT
    By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Only a handful of children have ingested gasoline or other toxic household chemicals that contain hydrocarbons on his watch. But Dr.More >>
    By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Only a handful of children have ingested gasoline or other toxic household chemicals that contain hydrocarbons on his watch. But Dr.More >>
  • Hands-free texting is no safer than typing

    Hands-free texting is no safer than typing

    Tuesday, April 30 2013 4:53 PM EDT2013-04-30 20:53:27 GMT
    By Richard Read A debate is raging about taking and making hands-free calls behind the wheel. Some folks think the practice is perfectly safe, while others (like the National Transportation Safety Board)More >>
    By Richard Read A debate is raging about taking and making hands-free calls behind the wheel. Some folks think the practice is perfectly safe, while others (like the National Transportation Safety Board)More >>
  • Protect your kids from pollen allergies

    Protect your kids from pollen allergies

    Monday, April 29 2013 5:53 PM EDT2013-04-29 21:53:19 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Many children suffer allergies at this time of year as trees and other plants start releasing pollens into the air. So parents need to monitor their youngsters for symptoms, an expertMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Many children suffer allergies at this time of year as trees and other plants start releasing pollens into the air. So parents need to monitor their youngsters for symptoms, an expertMore >>
  • Don't blame parents for sins of the child

    Don't blame parents for sins of the child

    Friday, April 26 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-04-26 21:35:05 GMT
    By Mary Brophy Marcus HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- When the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were identified as two brothers -- one of them a teenager -- many parentsMore >>
    By Mary Brophy Marcus HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- When the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were identified as two brothers -- one of them a teenager -- many parentsMore >>
  • Mean mom confessions

    Mean mom confessions

    Friday, April 26 2013 4:20 PM EDT2013-04-26 20:20:06 GMT
    By The Bump Editors in partnership with It's time to get real: Moms can be pretty catty at times. When moms judge, they show no mercy. Here's the lowdown on what mean moms really think. Are you guiltyMore >>
    By The Bump Editors in partnership with It's time to get real: Moms can be pretty catty at times. When moms judge, they show no mercy. Here's the lowdown on what mean moms really think. Are you guiltyMore >>
  • Many parents give kids cold medicines when they shouldn't

    Many parents give kids cold medicines when they shouldn't

    Wednesday, April 24 2013 5:10 PM EDT2013-04-24 21:10:49 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- More than 40 percent of American parents give over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to kids under age 4 even though they're too young for such products, a new survey finds. InMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- More than 40 percent of American parents give over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to kids under age 4 even though they're too young for such products, a new survey finds. InMore >>
  • Biggest new mom mistakes ever. Are you guilty?

    Biggest new mom mistakes ever. Are you guilty?

    Tuesday, April 23 2013 6:46 PM EDT2013-04-23 22:46:05 GMT
    By Elena Donovan Mauer in partnership with No, it's not the obvious "what were they thinking?" mishaps we're talking about here. These are probably things you're doing right now -- without even realizingMore >>
    By Elena Donovan Mauer in partnership with No, it's not the obvious "what were they thinking?" mishaps we're talking about here. These are probably things you're doing right now -- without even realizingMore >>
  • Prescription drug abuse up among US teens

    Prescription drug abuse up among US teens

    Tuesday, April 23 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-04-23 22:44:04 GMT
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- The United States appears to be in the throes of a prescription drug abuse crisis among teens, with a new survey showing that 24More >>
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- The United States appears to be in the throes of a prescription drug abuse crisis among teens, with a new survey showing that 24More >>
  • Celebrate Mom!

    Celebrate Mom!

    Friday, April 19 2013 5:10 PM EDT2013-04-19 21:10:18 GMT
    Click here to check out the Celebrate Moms! section of our website.More >>
    Click here to check out the Celebrate Moms! section of our website.More >>
  • "Money Matters" from the Centers for Youth and Families

    "Money Matters" from the Centers for Youth and Families

    Wednesday, April 17 2013 5:53 PM EDT2013-04-17 21:53:04 GMT
    Parent Resource Center : Topic of the Month : April 2013 MONEY MATTER$ When and where do children learn about money issues, such as financial responsibility, savings, budgeting,More >>
    Parent Resource Center : Topic of the Month : April 2013 MONEY MATTER$ When and where do children learn about money issues, such as financial responsibility, savings, budgeting,More >>
  • Improve your memory during sleep

    Improve your memory during sleep

    Friday, April 12 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-04-12 21:25:12 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Playing a certain type of sound stimulation during sleep might help improve your memory, a small new study suggests. Slow oscillations in brain activity occur during slow-wave sleepMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Playing a certain type of sound stimulation during sleep might help improve your memory, a small new study suggests. Slow oscillations in brain activity occur during slow-wave sleepMore >>
  • Kids given big plates help themselves to more food

    Kids given big plates help themselves to more food

    Thursday, April 11 2013 5:28 PM EDT2013-04-11 21:28:36 GMT
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Small kids who are given large plates and then allowed to serve themselves take more food and consume more calories, new research finds. TheMore >>
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Small kids who are given large plates and then allowed to serve themselves take more food and consume more calories, new research finds. TheMore >>
  • Six instant ways to stress less and smile more

    Six instant ways to stress less and smile more

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 6:10 PM EDT2013-04-09 22:10:03 GMT
    By Catherine Ryan From Life & Beauty Weekly You can't completely eliminate stress from your life, but you can learn to deal with it in a healthy way. And since stress is associated with all sortsMore >>
    By Catherine Ryan From Life & Beauty Weekly You can't completely eliminate stress from your life, but you can learn to deal with it in a healthy way. And since stress is associated with all sortsMore >>
  • Frequent eating in kids tied to less weight gain

    Frequent eating in kids tied to less weight gain

    Monday, April 8 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-04-08 21:38:04 GMT
    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- In what may seem a surprising finding, kids in a new study who ate more often over the course of a day were less likely to be overweight than theirMore >>
    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- In what may seem a surprising finding, kids in a new study who ate more often over the course of a day were less likely to be overweight than theirMore >>
  • Parents will push for medication, even if doctor says not needed

    Parents will push for medication, even if doctor says not needed

    Friday, April 5 2013 5:55 PM EDT2013-04-05 21:55:31 GMT
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- When doctors use quick-and-easy disease labels to sum up symptoms of concern in an otherwise healthy infant, parents are more apt to want to treatMore >>
    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- When doctors use quick-and-easy disease labels to sum up symptoms of concern in an otherwise healthy infant, parents are more apt to want to treatMore >>
  • Kids of better-educated parents have healthier diets

    Kids of better-educated parents have healthier diets

    Thursday, April 4 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-04-04 22:18:26 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Children of highly educated parents have healthier diets, according to a new study. Researchers looked at nearly 15,000 children, aged 2 to 9, in eight European countries -- Belgium,More >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Children of highly educated parents have healthier diets, according to a new study. Researchers looked at nearly 15,000 children, aged 2 to 9, in eight European countries -- Belgium,More >>
  • Baby gear you should never borrow

    Baby gear you should never borrow

    Wednesday, April 3 2013 5:47 PM EDT2013-04-03 21:47:16 GMT
    By Sarah Yang in partnership with There are some dangers to using certain hand-me-downs. Find out what baby gear is safe to borrow and what's not. Cribs You might want to stay away from borrowingMore >>
    By Sarah Yang in partnership with There are some dangers to using certain hand-me-downs. Find out what baby gear is safe to borrow and what's not. Cribs You might want to stay away from borrowingMore >>
  • The history of Easter candy

    The history of Easter candy

    Friday, March 29 2013 5:15 PM EDT2013-03-29 21:15:10 GMT
    By Samira Kawash Lent, the period leading up to Easter, is traditionally a time for penitence and self-denial, and there's nothing like the deluge of candy that arrives Easter morning to help compensateMore >>
    By Samira Kawash Lent, the period leading up to Easter, is traditionally a time for penitence and self-denial, and there's nothing like the deluge of candy that arrives Easter morning to help compensateMore >>
  • Seasonal allergy symptoms and how to manage them

    Seasonal allergy symptoms and how to manage them

    Thursday, March 28 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-03-28 22:16:58 GMT
    Seasonal allergy symptoms and how to manage them Allergies are among the most chronic conditions worldwide. Pollen from trees, grasses and weeds, plus dust and animal dander float through the air throughoutMore >>
    Seasonal allergy symptoms and how to manage them Allergies are among the most chronic conditions worldwide. Pollen from trees, grasses and weeds, plus dust and animal dander float through the air throughoutMore >>
  • Springtime allergies more severe, last longer now

    Springtime allergies more severe, last longer now

    Thursday, March 28 2013 5:56 PM EDT2013-03-28 21:56:34 GMT
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- In much of the United States, there's little evidence of spring yet, unless you have seasonal allergies. Folks with spring allergies are likelyMore >>
    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- In much of the United States, there's little evidence of spring yet, unless you have seasonal allergies. Folks with spring allergies are likelyMore >>
  • Family meals nourish teens' mental health

    Family meals nourish teens' mental health

    Wednesday, March 27 2013 6:07 PM EDT2013-03-27 22:07:21 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Having regular family suppers is good for teens' mental health, according to a new study. This is true whether or not youngsters feel they can easily talk to their parents. For theirMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Having regular family suppers is good for teens' mental health, according to a new study. This is true whether or not youngsters feel they can easily talk to their parents. For theirMore >>
  • Too much TV may make kids anti-social

    Too much TV may make kids anti-social

    Tuesday, March 26 2013 5:23 PM EDT2013-03-26 21:23:30 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Five-year-olds who watch television for three or more hours a day are a bit more likely to fight, steal and have other antisocial behaviors by the age of 7, a new study suggests. TheMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Five-year-olds who watch television for three or more hours a day are a bit more likely to fight, steal and have other antisocial behaviors by the age of 7, a new study suggests. TheMore >>
  • Stress during pregnancy may raise heart defect risk for baby

    Stress during pregnancy may raise heart defect risk for baby

    Monday, March 25 2013 5:26 PM EDT2013-03-25 21:26:03 GMT
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Stress in mothers before and during pregnancy may boost the risk of congenital heart defects in their children, more new evidence suggests. ButMore >>
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Stress in mothers before and during pregnancy may boost the risk of congenital heart defects in their children, more new evidence suggests. ButMore >>
  • Early exposure to gluten may help babies avoid celiac risk

    Early exposure to gluten may help babies avoid celiac risk

    Wednesday, March 13 2013 5:32 PM EDT2013-03-13 21:32:45 GMT
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Modifying an infant's diet to include the protein gluten while the mother is still breast-feeding could lower the risk of celiac disease, aMore >>
    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Modifying an infant's diet to include the protein gluten while the mother is still breast-feeding could lower the risk of celiac disease, aMore >>
  • Heart-healthy habits in childhood may prevent future disease

    Heart-healthy habits in childhood may prevent future disease

    Tuesday, March 12 2013 5:32 PM EDT2013-03-12 21:32:37 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Teaching children heart-healthy habits now can help protect them from heart disease when they're adults, an expert says. "The process of atherosclerosis, which is the hardening ofMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Teaching children heart-healthy habits now can help protect them from heart disease when they're adults, an expert says. "The process of atherosclerosis, which is the hardening ofMore >>
  • When dads have postpartum depression

    When dads have postpartum depression

    Monday, March 11 2013 6:37 PM EDT2013-03-11 22:37:03 GMT
    By Emily Gurnon Content provided by The arrival of a new baby can be one of the most exciting, joyful moments in any parent's life. After months of anticipation, the waiting is over. You finally meetMore >>
    By Emily Gurnon Content provided by The arrival of a new baby can be one of the most exciting, joyful moments in any parent's life. After months of anticipation, the waiting is over. You finally meetMore >>
  • Processed meat may play part in early death

    Processed meat may play part in early death

    Thursday, March 7 2013 4:36 PM EST2013-03-07 21:36:04 GMT
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Grilled hot dogs and sausages may be tasty treats at ball games and picnics, but a new study of nearly 450,000 people finds that eating tooMore >>
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Grilled hot dogs and sausages may be tasty treats at ball games and picnics, but a new study of nearly 450,000 people finds that eating tooMore >>
  • Anxiety more common than depression after pregnancy

    Anxiety more common than depression after pregnancy

    Tuesday, March 5 2013 5:51 PM EST2013-03-05 22:51:51 GMT
    By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Anxiety is far more common in the days after childbirth than depression, with nearly one in five new mothers reporting acute mental stress surroundingMore >>
    By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Anxiety is far more common in the days after childbirth than depression, with nearly one in five new mothers reporting acute mental stress surroundingMore >>
  • Protecting your health with fruits and vegetables

    Protecting your health with fruits and vegetables

    Monday, March 4 2013 6:34 PM EST2013-03-04 23:34:10 GMT
    By Jane Schwartz Harrison, RD Content provided by Do you eat the number of fruits and vegetables you need each day to protect your health? You may be surprised that most Americans don't. Unfortunately,More >>
    By Jane Schwartz Harrison, RD Content provided by Do you eat the number of fruits and vegetables you need each day to protect your health? You may be surprised that most Americans don't. Unfortunately,More >>
  • Video games may sharpen focusing skills in kids with dyslexia

    Video games may sharpen focusing skills in kids with dyslexia

    Friday, March 1 2013 6:19 PM EST2013-03-01 23:19:45 GMT
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Here's one possible treatment for dyslexia that kids won't complain about: video games. Italian researchers report that they found that childrenMore >>
    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Here's one possible treatment for dyslexia that kids won't complain about: video games. Italian researchers report that they found that childrenMore >>
  • 10 unhealthy habits you need to break

    10 unhealthy habits you need to break

    Monday, February 25 2013 5:59 PM EST2013-02-25 22:59:03 GMT
    By Matthew Cenzon Unhealthy habits can start to develop after many years of neglecting your body, without you ever realizing it. Look over the list carefully, and start planning for your future byMore >>
    By Matthew Cenzon Unhealthy habits can start to develop after many years of neglecting your body, without you ever realizing it. Look over the list carefully, and start planning for your future byMore >>
  • Fast food makes up 11 percent of calories in U.S. diet

    Fast food makes up 11 percent of calories in U.S. diet

    Thursday, February 21 2013 6:11 PM EST2013-02-21 23:11:18 GMT
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Fast food fare from restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and Pizza Hut accounted for more than 11 percent of the calories inMore >>
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Fast food fare from restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and Pizza Hut accounted for more than 11 percent of the calories inMore >>
  • Human teeth healthier in the stone age than today

    Human teeth healthier in the stone age than today

    Tuesday, February 19 2013 5:22 PM EST2013-02-19 22:22:03 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Something to think about next time you're in the dentist's chair: Ancient humans had healthier teeth than people do today, researchers say. This decline in oral health over the pastMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Something to think about next time you're in the dentist's chair: Ancient humans had healthier teeth than people do today, researchers say. This decline in oral health over the pastMore >>
  • Study: Babies absorb language while in womb

    Study: Babies absorb language while in womb

    New research suggests that babies began to absorb language when they are inside the womb during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy -- which is earlier than previously held.More >>
    New research suggests that babies began to absorb language when they are inside the womb during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy -- which is earlier than previously held.More >>
  • Study: Flu shot safe for those with egg allergy

    Study: Flu shot safe for those with egg allergy

    The new findings come from research that is especially timely in light of the current widespread flu.
    More >>
    The new findings come from research that is especially timely in light of the current widespread flu.
    More >>
  • Childhood vaccine schedule changes

    Childhood vaccine schedule changes

    Three trusted agencies have joined together to publish a new, simpler childhood vaccine schedule telling parents the correct time to vaccinate children against the 16 infectious diseases for which vaccines are available.More >>
    Three trusted agencies have joined together to publish a new, simpler childhood vaccine schedule telling parents the correct time to vaccinate children against the 16 infectious diseases for which vaccines are available.More >>
  • Turn your bedroom into a getaway

    Turn your bedroom into a getaway

    Monday, February 18 2013 6:21 PM EST2013-02-18 23:21:42 GMT
    By Kristen J. Gough From Completely You Your master bedroom should be your oasis from the rest of the world. And yet it's often the last room in the house to get a good makeover since guests aren'tMore >>
    By Kristen J. Gough From Completely You Your master bedroom should be your oasis from the rest of the world. And yet it's often the last room in the house to get a good makeover since guests aren'tMore >>
  • 'Hovering' moms may take fun out of play

    'Hovering' moms may take fun out of play

    Friday, February 15 2013 5:16 PM EST2013-02-15 22:16:09 GMT
    By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Even something as simple as play can be complicated: A new study shows that mothers who try to tell their young children how to play withMore >>
    By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Even something as simple as play can be complicated: A new study shows that mothers who try to tell their young children how to play withMore >>
  • All Things Valentine's Day

    All Things Valentine's Day

    Thursday, February 14 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-02-14 23:15:30 GMT
    Click here for a page that is completely dedicated to Valentine's Day!More >>
    Click here for a page that is completely dedicated to Valentine's Day!More >>
  • Praising kids for efforts, not qualities, may help them succeed

    Praising kids for efforts, not qualities, may help them succeed

    Wednesday, February 13 2013 6:18 PM EST2013-02-13 23:18:21 GMT
    By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Telling your young children that they are smart may not be all that wise. A new study found that it's probably not helpfulMore >>
    By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Telling your young children that they are smart may not be all that wise. A new study found that it's probably not helpfulMore >>
  • Day care may not raise behavior woes in kids after all

    Day care may not raise behavior woes in kids after all

    Tuesday, February 12 2013 5:25 PM EST2013-02-12 22:25:34 GMT
    By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Parents who send their children to day care may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. New research finds that children in child care do not haveMore >>
    By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Parents who send their children to day care may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. New research finds that children in child care do not haveMore >>
  • The Importance of Praise & Encouragement

    The Importance of Praise & Encouragement

    Friday, February 8 2013 5:55 PM EST2013-02-08 22:55:20 GMT
    Parent Resource Center : Topic of the Month : February 2013 Praise & Encouragement The term "praise" refers to an expression of approval, admiration or commendation. Praising children by acknowledgingMore >>
    Parent Resource Center : Topic of the Month : February 2013 Praise & Encouragement The term "praise" refers to an expression of approval, admiration or commendation. Praising children by acknowledgingMore >>
  • Pregnancy and cats

    Pregnancy and cats

    Thursday, February 7 2013 6:12 PM EST2013-02-07 23:12:31 GMT
    By Dr. Jessica Vogelsang From The Daily Cat Pregnancy is a time of joy, but for many women, a time of unprecedented worry. Along with the admonitions about caffeine, lunch meat and wine, manyMore >>
    By Dr. Jessica Vogelsang From The Daily Cat Pregnancy is a time of joy, but for many women, a time of unprecedented worry. Along with the admonitions about caffeine, lunch meat and wine, manyMore >>
  • Behind the falling US birthrate: Too much student debt to afford kids?

    Behind the falling US birthrate: Too much student debt to afford kids?

    Wednesday, February 6 2013 5:35 PM EST2013-02-06 22:35:11 GMT
    By Gloria Goodale Karen Hu of Oakton, Va., is 28, married, graduated from law school – and thinking about babies. But that's as far as she and her husband, a software programmer, have gotten: justMore >>
    By Gloria Goodale Karen Hu of Oakton, Va., is 28, married, graduated from law school – and thinking about babies. But that's as far as she and her husband, a software programmer, have gotten: justMore >>
  • Marriage may cut heart attack risk for both spouses

    Marriage may cut heart attack risk for both spouses

    Tuesday, February 5 2013 6:16 PM EST2013-02-05 23:16:23 GMT
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Marriage appears to reduce the risk of heart attacks for both men and women, according to researchers in Finland. Other studiesMore >>
    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Marriage appears to reduce the risk of heart attacks for both men and women, according to researchers in Finland. Other studiesMore >>
  • For most bullied gay kids, things do 'get better'

    For most bullied gay kids, things do 'get better'

    Monday, February 4 2013 5:50 PM EST2013-02-04 22:50:15 GMT
    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Many gay and bisexual teenagers are bullied in school, but the problem does ease substantially as they get older, a new study outMore >>
    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Many gay and bisexual teenagers are bullied in school, but the problem does ease substantially as they get older, a new study outMore >>
  • CDC ranks foods most likely to make Americans sick

    CDC ranks foods most likely to make Americans sick

    Thursday, January 31 2013 6:16 PM EST2013-01-31 23:16:09 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Leafy green vegetables are responsible for more foodborne illnesses than any other food, according to a new government report. But meat and poultry cause more deaths, according toMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Leafy green vegetables are responsible for more foodborne illnesses than any other food, according to a new government report. But meat and poultry cause more deaths, according toMore >>
  • Games for building better family bonds

    Games for building better family bonds

    Wednesday, January 30 2013 5:51 PM EST2013-01-30 22:51:01 GMT
    By Lisa Cohen Lee From Life & Beauty Weekly Your typical afternoon probably goes like this: Pick up kids from school; shuttle to soccer game, music class and dance lessons; head to the groceryMore >>
    By Lisa Cohen Lee From Life & Beauty Weekly Your typical afternoon probably goes like this: Pick up kids from school; shuttle to soccer game, music class and dance lessons; head to the groceryMore >>
  • More time at family dinners might curb obesity in kids

    More time at family dinners might curb obesity in kids

    Monday, January 28 2013 5:56 PM EST2013-01-28 22:56:25 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Devoting just a few extra minutes to regular family mealtimes can help children in poor families achieve and maintain a normal weight, according to a new study. "Children whose familiesMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Devoting just a few extra minutes to regular family mealtimes can help children in poor families achieve and maintain a normal weight, according to a new study. "Children whose familiesMore >>
  • Vaccines might become another way to fight cancer

    Vaccines might become another way to fight cancer

    Thursday, January 24 2013 6:13 PM EST2013-01-24 23:13:30 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Most people think of the flu when the word "vaccine" comes up in conversation, but several vaccines also exist to help prevent cancers. Not only that, numerous researchers are alsoMore >>
    (HealthDay News) -- Most people think of the flu when the word "vaccine" comes up in conversation, but several vaccines also exist to help prevent cancers. Not only that, numerous researchers are alsoMore >>
  • How to tell if your child is too sick for school

    How to tell if your child is too sick for school

    Wednesday, January 23 2013 6:18 PM EST2013-01-23 23:18:10 GMT
    (HealthDay News) -- Children often get colds, but when they are not feeling well enough to participate in their normal daily activities or not alert enough to learn or play, they are too sick to go toMore >>
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    (HealthDay News) -- Most babies who wake up during the night should be allowed to self-soothe and fall back to sleep on their own, researchers say. "By 6 months of age, most babies sleep through the night,More >>
  • Family of one pound baby gives back to UAMS

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    LITTLE ROCK - By the time Holly Walker was sent from her home in Fayetteville to UAMS, doctors weren't sure if her baby, 20 weeks into the pregnancy, would make it.More >>
  • Kids who sleep a bit longer behave better in school

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  • Distracted parenting: Why putting the phone down is essential to keeping your kids safe

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  • Dealing with the post-holiday debt blues

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    By Andrew Housser With the end of December on the horizon, it is time to face a sobering reality. Creditors want to collect on the charges you made while you were caught up in the holiday festivities.More >>
  • Baby recliner recalled after reported deaths

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    Major U-S stores are recalling a popular baby recliner after reports of five deaths linked to the device. Amazon, Buy Buy Baby and Toys R Us are recalling 150,000 Nap Nanny recliners, according to theMore >>
  • Sad but true: '5-second rule' is baloney

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    By Ginny Greene Content provided by At some time in our lives, most of us have probably invoked the "five-second rule." A piece of food rolls off your plate and it drops to the floor. It's stillMore >>
  • Holiday Quiz

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  • Empowering kids with budgeting habits: Allowance as a tool for success

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  • 7 dinner ideas that take 30 minutes or less

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    By Kristen J. Gough From Completely You Make dinner in a hurry with these recipes that will have your meal ready in 30 minutes. Along with taking less time to make, these recipes can also help youMore >>
  • Gadget givers urged to consider ramifications

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    FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Gifts of electronic gadgets, like smartphones and laptops, no doubt bring glee to the teens who receive them. But people thinking of gifting such devices to a kid mightMore >>
  • Moms: Stop fears before they start

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    By Elizabeth Hurchalla From Sniffle Solutions It's part of a mom's job to watch over her children's health and wellness. And when kids don't feel well, we nurture them back to health as best we can. ButMore >>
  • Texting while walking may be as dangerous as texting while driving

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    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Almost one in three pedestrians use their cell phones or text while crossing busy streets, which could increase their chancesMore >>
  • Mothers' pre-pregnancy weight tied to kids' IQ

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    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose mothers went into pregnancy overweight may have slightly lower scores on certain tests of verbal and numbers skills,More >>
  • Top 10 processed foods to avoid

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    By Ashley Henshaw Certain junk foods are notorious for being high in calories, fat and sodium, but what many people forget is that the are other types of processed foods that are just as harmfulMore >>
  • Childless people die sooner, study says

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    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A new study of couples treated for infertility found a significantly higher death rate among couples who remained childless and lower odds of psychiatric illness amongMore >>
  • Can excessive cellphone use become an addiction?

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    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Can an obsession with your cellphone rise to the level of an addiction? Two researchers who headed a recent study think so. "OfMore >>
  • Make sure toys you buy are safe for tots

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  • Not just 4 texting: 1 in 3 middle-schoolers uses smart phones for homework

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    By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo Move over, Angry Birds. It's time to tackle a math problem. A new survey finds that about a third of middle-schoolers now use smart phones or tablets not just for entertainmentMore >>