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Parents' Online Information-Gathering Can Lead to Oversharing
Parents head online for information on tantrums, breastfeeding and sleep. But how good is the information they find? And what about privacy?
Should Parents Give Kids Melatonin Supplements?
Parents are giving their kids melatonin gummies to help them sleep. But these unregulated supplements won't fix underlying sleep issues.
The Trouble with Toddler Milks
Toddler milks are unregulated and in general nutritionally inferior to offering kids real foods. An American Academy of Pediatrics report.
Are You a Hovering Helicopter Parent?
Parents get used to overseeing their children when they're little. But to become independent, kids also need time to explore on their own.
Now Hear This: Parents Need to Protect Kids' Ears
Once hearing is damaged, the loss is permanent. Here's what to know about how much noise is too much and the ways to protect kids' ears.
When Kids Go to Pot Online
It can be easy for kids to buy cannabis products online. Age verification is lax at many sites, and gift cards can be used to pay.
What Kind of Rash Is It?
It can be difficult to know if a child's rash is atopic or contact dermatitis from an allergen. An allergy test could help you find out.
Treat Childhood Obesity Sooner Rather than Later
Kids who are overweight or obese are not likely to grow out of this condition. Parents need to take steps to get kids' weight under control.
An Rx for Fruits and Veggies
When doctors offered vouchers for healthy food, it reduced hypertension, obesity, diabetes and food insecurity in low-income communities.
The Heart Changes Seen in Sedentary Kids
Over time, kids' inactivity can lead to an enlarged heart and cause fluid to build up in the body, increasing the risk of heart failure.
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