Archives for Parenting

Immunizations

Be Selfish: Immunize Your Kids

Here’s another reason to immunize your kids: so you don’t become ill with a vaccine-preventable disease. Many childhood diseases can be serious or even life threatening in adults. With...
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Well-Child Visits and the Flu

The Question: Do well-child visits increase the risk of getting the flu? The Study: This retrospective study looked at the records of nearly 85,000 families from 1996 to 2008....
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TV Watching

Want your kids to watch less TV? Perhaps the best thing you can do is watch less yourself. The same applies for time spent looking at a computer screen....
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Family Routines and Social Readiness

The Question: Is participation in family routines as a preschooler associated with better social-emotional health? The Study: In this analysis of data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort...
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Adenotonsillectomy & Weight Gain

The Question: Does an adenotonsillectomy increase the risks of excessive weight gain and obesity? The Study: The researchers reviewed the records of nearly 2,000 patients 18 years old and...
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