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Parents Worry about Hospitalized Kids

FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News)— Many parents worry that their child may be the victim of medical errors while in the hospital, a new study has found.“In a survey of 278 parents of children hospitalized in 2005 at Seattle Children’s Hospital, nearly...

Millions of U.S. students home alone

October 31, 2000 Web posted at: 2:58 p.m. EST (1958 GMT) WASHINGTON — Call it a scare that working parents could do without this Halloween — 2.4 million children under the age of 12 are home alone before or after school, according to a report released...

Health on the Internet

Before doctor’s visit, many surf Internet for info Last Updated: 2003-02-13 12:55:50 -0400 (Reuters Health) By Hannah Cleaver BERLIN (Reuters Health) – One in four Internet users search online for medical information before or after a visit to the doctor,...

Early Childhood and TV Viewing

Heavy TV Viewing Causes Problems Oct 1, 2007 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) – “CONSISTENT, FREQUENT TV VIEWING CAUSES BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS“ In summary: “Consistent, heavy television viewing (more than two hours a day) throughout early...

Survey: Parental misconceptions about discipline

SURVEY REVEALS CHILD DEVELOPMENT KNOWLEDGE GAP AMONG ADULTS Need More Information about Discipline, Spoiling and Expectations of Young Children WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4 – Results of a landmark survey released today raise questions about what Americans know about...
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