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  • AAP to Parents: Don't Take Kids to Retail Clinics

    AAP to Parents: Don't Take Kids to Retail Clinics
    The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents to stop taking kids to retail-based health clinics, located in grocery stores and pharmacies, sometimes a cost-effective, quick choice for busy moms and dads trying to deal with kids' common ailments, such as ear infections or strep throat.
  • TV again tied to poor sleep among kids

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In another blow to kids' pleas to watch more television before bed, a new study suggests increased TV time is linked to less sleep. What's more, black, Latino and other minority children slept less when they had TV sets in...

    E-cigarette bill could put more tobacco in teens' hands, groups contend

    E-cigarette bill could put more tobacco in teens' hands, groups contend
    TALLAHASSEE — Health groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out of the hands of young people could be overturned through a House measure billed as prohibiting the sale of trendy electronic cigarettes to minors....

    Getting my daughter's ears pierced: The mall vs. tattoo parlor

    Getting my daughter's ears pierced: The mall vs. tattoo parlor
    My 8-year-old daughter had been begging for a few years to get her ears pierced and I recently decided to let her go ahead with it. It seemed important to her, she's pretty responsible, and -- as she has pointed out to me numerous times -- many of her...

    Ex-etiquette: Co-sleeping with babies, children after divorce not recommended

    Q: I wanted to revisit your advice against co-sleeping with your child after divorce. You have said you don't advise it.A month after my ex and I broke up I found out I was three months pregnant. I am breast feeding and it's just so much easier to co-...