| Sep 7, 2010
Ferdousi Dawood was worried. Her daughter's headaches were excruciating, and prescription medicines and natural remedies had failed to make a difference. Now, a doctor at Children's Memorial Hospital was recommending a CT scan to peer inside the 10-year-...
| Jul 26, 2010
After a long day at work, it can be difficult for working moms and dads to make a nutritious meal for their families. For some, it’s often tempting to order in a pizza and simply call it a night.
Keyona Simmons, 25, a mother of two boys under the...
| Jul 22, 2010
Teaching your child to use the right fork or fold his or her napkin properly may seem like a nice after-thought in today's world, but modern etiquette experts say proper social graces can affect your child's future.
These days, etiquette classes teach...
| Jul 20, 2010
With his gaze fixed on a tiny screen, hearing plugged by earbuds and fingers flying, the average teenager may look like a disaster in the making: socially stunted, terminally distracted and looking for trouble. But look beyond the dizzying array of...
| Aug 16, 2010
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Congenital CMV — cytomegalovirus — is the most common cause of disability in newborns.
The Centers for Disease Control reports that it affects 1 in 150 children born in the United States. One in five of those will have permanent health...
| Sep 22, 2010
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When you're first told you are going to be a father, naturally the expectations of what the future will look like pop into your head. You think of fishing trips and baseball games, ballet recitals and happy holiday memories being created.
At first you...
| Aug 18, 2010
Children and teens with Tourette syndrome found help for their tics via sessions of self-hypnosis, according to a new study published online in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.
The study included 33 participants ages 6 to 19 who...
| Jul 31, 2010
At Forma Gym in Walnut Creek, Calif., 13-year-old Zakery Galambos climbs a newly installed bouldering wall with the help and encouragement of his personal trainer, Robert Jackson.
About 20 miles away at Hercules (Calif.) Fitness Gym, kids ages 3 and up...
| Aug 6, 2010
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Being a mom has changed everything. From what I eat throughout the day to how I talk to people to how I drive. Why? Because I now have two little sets of eyes that watch me like a hawk. And they're good imitators.
Take this example:
One day, I was...
| Sep 9, 2010
For couples with children, the risk of divorce is highest when kids are young. Taking care of little kids is both stressful and time-consuming, and parents often find they have little time or emotional reserve left over for their spouses. But once...
| Jun 17, 2010
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On a recent Friday night, a very pregnant Sheila Dos Santos and her husband were two-thirds of the way through an hour and a half cloth diapering workshop, trying to wrap their heads around the myriad diapering options available to the modern parent....