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Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Thinking About Kids
Parental monitoring – keeping tabs on your children’s day-to-day activities – is an important component of good parenting. You can’t parent effectively without knowing what’s going on in your kid’s life.  And you can’t take steps to forestall problems or shape the environment so that kids make good choices for themselves without being sensitive to your children’s moods and watchful of small, early signs of problems.  You can’t even celebrate their triumphs, joys, and everyday good spirits without being around and keeping up with things. (Psychology Today)

ADHD More Likely for Preemies
Anything less than a full-term delivery may put babies at a modestly higher risk of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in childhood, researchers found in a national cohort study. (Med Page Today)

Some Birth Control Pills Pose Gallstone Risk
Some of the newest and most popular oral contraceptives — including the drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol combo marketed as Yaz — have been linked to a small, but significant risk of gallbladder disease, according to a large retrospective cohort study. (Med Page Today)

Can a Mother’s Pregnancy Diet Influence Her Child’s Future Weight?
Adding to the evidence that your baby’s health may be influenced by the nine months it spends in the womb, a new study finds that a pregnant mother’s diet may be associated with her child’s later risk of obesity. (TIME)

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