November 07, 2011
Health Tip: Dealing With a Picky Eater
It may be difficult to ensure that a finicky
toddler is getting all necessary nutrients. Experts say parents
should be persistent in offering a variety of healthy foods.
Home Environment Affects Asthmatic Kids
Children with asthma who
live in single-parent homes are 50 percent more likely to return to
the hospital for treatment within a year than those who live in
two-parent homes, a new study finds.
Experts Debate Tylenol's Safety for Asthmatic
Taken in the proper dose,
acetaminophen has long been considered one of the safest
over-the-counter medications. It's approved for use in children,
and many obstetricians are even OK with its use during
Where a Child Is Tested May Affect Autism
Whether health professionals
diagnose a child with autism or with a milder form of the
neurodevelopmental disorder such as Asperger syndrome isn't
determined only by the child's symptoms, but by where the child is
assessed, a new study finds.
Judge Blocks FDA Plan for Graphic Cigarette
The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration's plans to require graphic warning labels on
cigarette packs was derailed temporarily Monday when a federal
judge blocked the effort, suggesting it was a violation of the
tobacco industry's First Amendment free-speech rights.