Autism, a neurological condition that affects cognitive, behavioral and communicative abilities and development, affects 1 out of every 110 children in America. It continues to perplex neurologists and physicians, despite the astronomical amount of research that has been done on autism.
Archive for August, 2011
The stereotype of the neglected middle child may be no more than the product of a neglect of research. With the publication of the new book, The Secret Power of Middle Children, by Catherine Salmon, PhD and Katrin Schumann, a new “character sketch” of the middle-born is beginning to emerge.
If your child is having trouble sleeping or exhibits signs of sleep problems, your child’s doctor may not be much help. It’s not that they don’t want to help. They just don’t have the proper knowledge to do so. That’s what the results from a recent national survey indicated.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Pacific Cycle Inc, today announced a voluntary recall of about 5,500 Playsafe Dartmouth Swing Sets because the sling-style swing seats can crack or split prematurely, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Obstetricians, physicians and pregnancy books have long told women that exercising during pregnancy offers health benefits for both mother and child. Now, experts have found yet another benefit – one that could actually be beneficial for baby after childbirth.
Celebrity trendsetters and Hollywood moms have teamed up to create unique maternity jeans to be auctioned of to benefit the March of Dimes.
Last month, the Institute of Medicine had made recommendations regarding birth control costs for women. They proposed that all costs related to birth control be covered by health insurance companies, relieving women of co-pay costs. This recommendation has now become a regulation after a near-unanimous vote.
Morning sickness is often expected during pregnancy. Long-term or extreme morning sickness, however, may cause more issues than previously realized.
Known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), extreme morning sickness affects thousands of women every year -around 285,000 American women alone.