Thursday, July 14th, 2011
Secondhand Smoke Tied to Kids’ Behavior Problems
Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home may be more likely than their peers to have learning and behavioral problems, according to a new study.
Eateries Eye Healthier Kids’ Food Amid Pressure
Nineteen U.S. restaurant chains, including Burger King and DineEquity’s IHOP, are backing an industry effort to serve and promote healthier meals for children.
Feeding Kids when Parents, Schools Can’t
More than 21 million children receive free or reduced-price lunches at school. But in the summer, the number of kids participating in food programs drops to fewer than 3 million, despite efforts to raise awareness and increase community support, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
Experts Differ on Age Kids Should Walk Alone
The brutal slaying of a Brooklyn boy this week has left many parents asking how young is too young to let your child walk home alone.
App Lets Doctors Monitor Expecting Moms 24/7
Video of a new iPhone and iPad app that helps pregnant women stay in touch with their doctors.