Pins-and-needles feel is usually harmless
Bill to require vaccination of girls is pulled
Drug firm pushes vaccine mandate
2nd chickenpox shot needed
2 studies in Africa offer hope on HIV
Breast-feeder's ouster from plane protested
Mother chooses to skip flu shot for her and son
Tying up loose ends: a column of many topics
Widespread HIV testing is urged
Grocery cart no place for video player
Baby fat not so cute in a world full of obesity
'Procreationist' line on gay marriage leaves logic behind
Get ready, baby. You're TV's newest target
CA 'speak-out' policy might be reviewed
Illinois poised to insure all kids
Letters to the editor
CA denies a doctor access to speak-out
A prescription for education
Child's foot pain could be serious
Mumps outbreak prompts calls for 2nd dose of vaccine
Reducing the pain with comfort, ease
Books nourish brains of children, says first lady in announcing city initiative
Dr. Wilson Lyon Grubb, 86, hospital chief pediatrician
Body piercing requires caution about the procedure
New study adds to doubts concerning health benefits of routine circumcision Survey finds incidence of sexually transmitted diseases is higher
Too much of a good thing Health: Studies suggest parents should slow the flow of juice to youngsters. Give them fruit and water instead.
Medical aid expansion proposed Uninsured children, pregnant women would get basic care; $5.5 million cost projected; Glendening's plan must be approved by General Assembly
Doing homework on TV violence Schools: Parents asked to keep tabs on children's viewing so both may learn.
Assembly panel holds off on Medicaid transfer rules Medical organizations want more time to prepare for enrollment of 330,000
Delay looms on state plan for Medicaid Key state senator fears Md. is moving too fast in switch to HMOs; 'I'd rather be slow and right'; Young may ask for time in switch of 220,000 in June
Curran begins campaign against violence in media State attorney general urges stations to promote safer children's shows
Teen-agers need a say in vacation planning Harmony: If your trip doesn't include teen-friendly activities, you will no doubt hear about it from those bored, grouchy folks in the back seat.
Brooklyn Heights United Methodist extends Bible school invitation
Hollywood only reflects native culture of violence
Empty pediatric units force flexibility Pressure from insurers, medical changes lower child-patient counts
Raise your summer safety consciousness Travel: More children are hurt during the hot months than at any other time of year. Families need to stay alert to prevent injuries.
Vacations can be better with a baby sitter Helper: Extra hands can free you to get some rest and can provide flexibility.
St. John's Christian Day School to sponsor May Fair Saturday
Better restaurants beckon families Eating out: Take along a book or game, and keep the battling siblings apart. But don't deny yourselves the pleasures of a good meal in a comfortable place.; Taking the Kids
Playing Chicken Health: Getting pox as a child grants immunization for life from the more dangerous adult form. An expensive shot can't promise the same. So, parents of XTC never-infected youngsters face a tough choice.
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Frequent weekend trips are small wonders Breathers: Mini-vacations can brighten spirits and help family relationships. There's less stress for adults and no time for kids to get bored.
Congratulations, Mom! Here's the door
Keep cousins happy on holidays Activities: Get the clan outside to play, or entertain them indoors with old photo albums or art projects.
So many statistics, and so little truth It figures: Who says the numbers never lie? Activists have come up with a lot of slippery statistics.
Boredom can challenge kids to find new activities