Monday, May 21st, 2012
Cost of Children’s Health Care Hitting Families Harder
A child’s chronic illness can strain a family emotionally and financially — and children represent the fastest growing health care spending group in America, according to a new report.
Diabetes on the Rise Among Teenagers
A study found a sharp increase in the disease’s prevalence among teens, adding to worries that diabetes may progress more rapidly in children than in adults.
Fewer Girls Completing All Three HPV Shots: Study
Among girls and women who get their first human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine, the percent who complete all three doses is dropping, according to a new study.
Stay-at-Home Moms More Depressed than Working Moms, Study Finds
A Gallup survey of 60,000 women found that stay-at-home moms are more likely to have felt depression, sadness, anger and worry than working mothers.
Texas Sextuplets Improving, 3 Breathing on Own
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A hospital official says three of the premature sextuplets born last month in Houston are now breathing on their own.
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
A Surprising Risk for Toddlers on Playground Slides
Orthopedic specialists say they treat a number of toddlers and young children each year with broken legs as a result of riding down slides on a parent’s lap.
Houston Woman Has Sextuplets, 3 Boys, 3 Girls
A Houston woman has given birth to sextuplets.
Filmmaker Compiles Daughter’s 12 Years in Two-Minute Video
To creatively preserve the lasting memory of his daughter, Lotte, filmmaker Frans Hofmeester took snippets of footage from 600 weeks of filming her growth, and sliced them together in a time-lapsed montage that documents her development from birth to age 12.
Boy or Girl? Gender-Reveal Parties Are the Hottest Way to Spread the News
An increasing number of pregnant parents are opting to throw parties, complete with pink or blue cakes and party favors, to let others know what gender baby to expect while they’re expecting.
Doctors: Teens Guzzling Hand Sanitizer to Get Drunk
Doctors are warning parents about a dangerous new trend after six teenagers drank hand sanitizer and ended up in Southern California emergency rooms with alcohol poisoning.
Hilary Duff Reveals an Infatuation With Her Son’s Fallen Belly Button
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Hilary Duff is so enamored by her new role as mom, she keeps her newborn son’s belly button sealed in a Ziploc bag in her makeup drawer.