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Substance use: A top health issue for children & teens
On the move: Physical activity opportunities for kids show signs of improvement
When sick kids are banned from child care, many working parents head to emergency rooms
Media overload? Parents limit screen time for young kids
New “Race for Results” report shows opportunity gap for kids
Parents without health insurance less likely to take breastfeeding classes
Breastfeeding: Are resources reaching the parents who need them?
Some parents still missing the message about cough medicines and young children
Sugary Drinks Linked to Child Obesity in Preschoolers
Should smoking be banned in cars when children are present?
Keeping kids away from secondhand smoke
Share your story: Cough & cold medicines for young kids
Cough & cold medicine for young kids: Upcoming report
Do you listen to your children’s doctor?
Parents: Will you give your kids OTC cough & cold meds to combat flu season?
Parents worry about losing their jobs when they stay home to care for sick kids
Upcoming report: How do working parents manage when kids get sick?
Car seat safety: Are your kids using the right safety restraints?
Childhood poisoning: many support single-dose packaging for medicines
Medicine-related poisoning in young children: Upcoming report
NPCH reports that kids in low-income families are drinking too much juice
Screening out screen time: Parents limit media use for young children
“Breast is best” but uninsured parents take breastfeeding classes less often
Broad public support for banning smoking in vehicles with kids present
Parents ignore warning labels, give cough & cold meds to young kids
Just what the doctor ordered? Not for many parents
Sick kids, struggling parents
Easy-access medicines a poisoning risk for kids at home
Too much of a good thing? Kids in low-income families drink more juice than recommended
Many parents not using booster seats, unaware of state laws for kids 4-8 years old
Speak or spank? More parents choose reasoning than physical discipline
Many young children off to a poor start with dental health
Few parents enforce shower-before-pool rules that prevent illness from water parks
Despite warnings, parents continue to use cough & cold medicines for young kids