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Children Could Benefit from Medical Research, Study Says

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You read about all these studies and research projects on ParentDish. Have you ever thought to yourself, "Gee, I wish scientists from Pennbrook University would do medical research on my child"?
Most parents ove...
Many parents are unaware of the benefits of their children participating in research.
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Breast-Feeding Reduces Children's Risk of Asthma

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While women's breasts often make grown men gasp and wheeze, they seem to have the reverse effect on nursing infants.
The Daily Telegraph in London reports babies who are not breast-fed are 50 percent more likely...
Yet another study sings the praises of breast milk.
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Wait it Out: Babies Born Before 39 Weeks Face Health Risks, Experts Warn

Credit: Getty Images You plan your work schedules, your vacations, your children's playdates, your weekend entertainment and pretty much every other event in your life, so why should it come as a surprise that you want you want to sche...More women are scheduling their baby's birth early, but doctors say that can be harmful to the infant.
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It's So Hot Outside: Tips on Keeping Kids Safe in the Summer Heat

Credit: AFP/Getty Images Yep, we know: It's hot out there. Like, really, really hot. Like, so hot you really don't want to step outside of your air conditioned bubble. But how much TV can you allow your kids to watch before you just br...Young children are especially vulnerable to heat, experts say.
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Go Ahead and Sleep With Your Toddler, Study Says

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Does sleeping with a toddler leave the child socially maladjusted and lead to other developmental problems?
Not according to fresh research from Stony Brook University in New York. "After statistical adjustme...
Researchers find sleeping with toddlers doesn't do them any harm.
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Kids Safer With Grandparents Behind Wheel, Study Finds

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Quit grousing about senior drivers. Sure, they drive 45 mph on the freeway. Yes, you could grow old yourself waiting for them to realize the light turned green.
And you wish...
Researchers find grandparents more cautious with kids in the car.
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Training a Dog to Live With a Baby, From Cesar Millan

Cesar Millan gives advice for approaching the sometimes difficult task of training your dog to live with your newborn.
Don't Miss from Marlo Thomas: How To Crate Your Dog Cesar Millan reveals the best way to crate your dog when traveling. ...
Cesar Millan gives advice for approaching the sometimes difficult task of training your dog to live with your newborn.
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Mom's Spanking Fuels Toddler's Aggression

Dear AdviceMama, I take care of twin 18-month-olds, a boy and girl. The mom has started "disciplining" them with spanks and timeouts. As a result, the girl frowns and hits -- I feel she is acting out what she sees, and trying to process it...
True discipline isn't about punishment; it's about teaching children right from wrong with patience and understanding.
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