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  1. 4 in 10 Babies Given Solid Foods Too Early: Study

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 25 (HealthDay News) -- Child development experts advise parents not to introduce solid foods, such as baby cereal, into an infant's diet until the infant is at least 4 to 6 months old. However, new research suggests that about 40 percent of parents a

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  2. Child Health Experts in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 21 (HealthDay News) -- Marriage for same-sex couples -- and the right for all parents, regardless of their sexual orientation, to adopt or provide foster care -- is the best way to guarantee benefits and security for their children, according to ch

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  3. 'Smarter Lunchroom' May Lead to Healthier Choices

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 22 (HealthDay News) -- A few simple and inexpensive changes to school cafeterias can help encourage children to eat healthier foods at lunch, a new study finds. The changes included improving the convenience and attractiveness of fruits and vegetables

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  4. U.S. Children Eating Fewer Calories

    Feb. 22, 2013 -- Here’s a flash of hope for the obesity crisis: Surprising new numbers show that, contrary to common assumptions, U.S. children are not eating more calories. The type of food they are eating, however, has changed in recent years. According to the report from the National Center for H

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  5. Codeine in Children Linked to Serious Side Effects

    Feb. 20, 2013 -- The FDA is again warning of the risk for fatal and life-threatening side effects from codeine in young children who take the drug for pain relief after having their tonsils or adenoids removed for obstructive sleep apnea. The FDA cites reports of three children who died and one who

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  6. Praise Kids' Efforts, Not Their Qualities?

    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 helpful for parents to shower their young daughters or sons with commentary meant to boost self-esteem. I

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  7. Birth Rate in 2011 Lowest Ever Reported in U.S.

    Feb. 11, 2013 -- The U.S. birth rate in 2011 was the lowest rate ever reported for the United States, a new study shows. The rate, which is live births per 1,000 women, dropped from 13.0 in 2010 to 12.7 in 2011. In 1950, the rate was 24.1. Overall, there were 1% fewer children born in the U.S. in 20

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  8. Day Care May Not Raise Behavior Woes in Kids

    By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (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 have an increased risk of behavioral problems. The catch? The new study was conducted in

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  9. Fisher-Price Recalls Sleepers Due to Mold Risk

    Jan. 8, 2013 -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price are voluntary recalling about 800,000 Newborn Rock 'n Play Sleepers because of concerns about mold.   Mold may develop between the removable seat cushion and the sleeper’s hard plastic frame if it remains wet or isn’t kept clean

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  10. Depressed Dads Affect Their Kids Even Before Born

    Jan. 7, 2013 -- Children whose dads were depressed during the pregnancy are more likely to exhibit emotional and behavioral problems at age 3, new research suggests. The finding comes from an ongoing study of more than 30,000 Norwegian children. When their mothers were nearly halfway through their p

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