News tagged with parental care

Parents fear errors during children's hospitalization

Nearly two-thirds of parents reported they felt the need to watch over their child's care to ensure that medical errors are not made during their hospital stay, according to a study led by Beth A. Tarini, M.D., M.S., assistant ...

Aug 03, 2009
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More support needed for families adopting from foster care

A new University of Illinois study of families adopting from foster care revealed significant declines in professional services and social support over the first three years of adoptive family life, even though parents indicated ...

May 14, 2009
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Chaotic Households Contribute to Mothers' Obesity

Putting food on the table, struggling with unemployment and meeting the relentless needs of young children all contribute to household stress. Now, a new study finds that these pressures also increase the possibility that ...

Feb 06, 2009
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