U.S. kids consuming fewer calories
February 21, 2013, 9:40 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
While caloric intake may be down, the percentage of calories consumed from saturated fat was slightly above recommended levels.
TV shows could improve kids' behavior, study finds
February 19, 2013, 8:36 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
New study finds that changing a child's behavior might be as simple as changing the channel.
Are designer babies a good idea?
February 18, 2013, 2:27 p.m. by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
Experts debate whether genetic engineering of unborn children would lead to a healthier society or eugenics.
Why some kids think the bogeyman is real
February 18, 2013, 11:45 a.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Children were shown images of real or mythical beings and situations and asked to decide whether the subjects were imaginary or could occur in real life.
How bilingual babies keep languages separate
February 15, 2013, 4 p.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Infants appear to use the pitch and duration words to keep languages straight.
Sugar mist makes veggies more palatable to kids
February 15, 2013, 2:50 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
Preschoolers who were served lightly sweetened vegetables at lunchtime ate more veggies compared to those who were served unsweetened ones.
Kids will eat their veggies if they're cooked just right
February 14, 2013, 3:22 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
Similar to Goldilocks and porridge, children will eat their vegetables if they're not too raw and not too cooked, but just right.
Should toddlers use iPads?
February 13, 2013, 2:40 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
Concerns are being raised regarding whether too much time spent playing with tablets is detrimental to toddler health or not.
Can folic acid prevent autism?
February 13, 2013, 9:46 a.m. by Catherine Winters, MyHealthNewsDaily
Researchers also investigated whether taking other supplements during early pregnancy influenced the risk of autistic disorder, but found no such association.
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