Parents turning car seats to face forward too early. American Academy of Pediatrics now says child passengers should stay in rear-facing seats until age 2. Many parents are facing their children forward too soon.
Adults rate drug abuse and childhood obesity as the top health concerns for kids in their communities, according to the fifth annual survey of the top 10 health concerns for kids conducted by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. Most of the top 10 health concerns pertain to long-recognized risky behaviors for youth: drug, alcohol and tobacco use, and teen pregnancy.