Health and Science News for Parents
May
18

News Round-Up for May 8 through May 18

written by Tara Haelle

Here’s another quick round-up of the week’s health and science news you might have missed for the first part of May. Pregnancy and Early Infancy Here’s one more reason to be sure you’re taking prenatal vitamins with folic acid— it may reduce your unborn baby’s risk of heart defects. Ever wondered how port wine stain […]

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Apr
21

Round-up: Talking to kids about traumatic events and the week’s health news

written by Tara Haelle

So… last week was a bit of a doozy. My head is still spinning from the insanity of the Boston Marathon blasts, the explosion in West, Texas (a city I’m dearly familiar with), the poisoned letters sent to the president and a Congressman and then the exhaustive manhunt in Boston which came to a climactic […]

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Sep
22

Round-up: Bullying, cell phones & cancer, yoga for autism and more!

written by Tara Haelle

I’m traveling out of state this week, so it’s tougher to post some good analyses. Therefore, I’m posting a quick round-up of recent health news stories from dailyRxthat caught my eye (or, in one case, that I wrote). Cell Phones & Cancer — I’ve been trying to keep up with the latest research on cell […]

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Jan
26

DailyRx Round-up, a bit delayed

written by Tara Haelle

Last week got a bit crazy (and Friday was my birthday), so I didn’t get around to posting the regular Friday round-up of stories at dailyRx, I’ll probably post another this Friday or Saturday, but I wanted to go ahead and post ones from last week. The story I found most interesting last week – […]

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Jan
5

Let your teens argue with you – it’s probably good for them!

written by Tara Haelle

Mom and Dad – you DO make a difference when it comes to helping your children steer clear of the pressure to do drugs or drink. That may not be a surprise to most parents, but some of the experiences that lead to a teen’s ability to “just say no” might surprise you. In essence, […]

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