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Study In December Pediatrics: Violence in PG-13 Movies Has Tripled

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Films are getting more violent -- more than twice as violent as they were in 1950. That's perhaps no surprise. But new evidence has revealed that the most violent films are actually the ones aimed right at kids.

AWFUL: 30% Of Mothers Struggle To Afford Diapers

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact

A group of Yale researchers has unveiled a surprising truth regarding a basic necessity many take for granted in the U.S. -- diapers. Pediatrics, ...

Rewards Help Kids Get Active, But Don't Lead To Better Health: Study

Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents

By Kerry Grens | Reuters – Fri, Mar 1, 2013 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children will meet activity goals to earn rewards, but the extra effo...

The Benefits Of Starting Solids Early

Posted 11.19.2012 | Parents

By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 11/16/2012 03:32 PM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily The health benefits of breast-feeding have been intensely re...

Why Big Bird is Good for Kids

Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D. | Posted 12.08.2012 | Parents
Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D.

Big Bird and his Muppet friends are not harmful to children's ability to think and focus, whereas some cartoons on commercial television stations are harmful to these abilities in children.

'Worrisome' New Statistic About Allergies

Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents

Parents and caretakers may not be doing everything they can to protect young children from allergic reactions, according to a study published Monday i...