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Researchers Discover a New Genetic Risk Factor for Autism

With one in 68 children affected by autism, researchers are searching for answers. What causes it? When does it happen? Sadly, there is still so much to learn. However, there are numerous studies to indicate that it is a genetic condition, one that may occur as early as conception. A new study, conducted by researchers at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, adds to the growing body of evidence. However, this study also made a new discovery – a postzygotic mosaic mutation – that may be responsible for at least some cases of autism.

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Prince George of Cambridge Attends School in London!

Prince George of Cambridge was photographed arriving for his first day of school with his father Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on September 7, 2017. The pair were all business as they are met the Head of the lower school Helen Haslem at Thomas’s Battersea in London, England.

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Adam Sandler Visits the Fair With His Family

It was a family day out for Adam Sandler his wife, Jackie Sandler, and their two kids, Sadie and Sunny on Monday August 4th, 2017. The family was photographed grabbing a meal together at the Trancas Country Market before heading to the 36th Annual Malibu Kiwanis Chili Cook-Off.

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William and Kate Expect Their Third Child!

The Royal family is growing again! This morning Kensington Palace announced The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expect their third child.

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FDA Approves America’s First Gene Therapy Treatment for Children with Leukemia

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, affects some 3,000 children and adults each year. Most of them do survive, but around 15 percent ultimately relapse, despite treatment and technology. Now there is a new treatment on the horizon – a gene therapy in which a person’s own blood cells are turned into a cancer-fighting army. One of just many “living drugs” under development, this therapy has just gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

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Kourtney Kardashian Hits The Malibu Kiwanis Chili Cook-Off With Her Kids

Fair date with mom! Kourtney Kardashian was photographed enjoying the day at the 36th Annual Malibu Kiwanis Chili Cook-Off with her two oldest kids Mason and Penelope on Saturday.

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Study Highlights More Developmental Benefits of Reading To Your Child

While most parents know that reading and writing can boost their child’s literacy skills, there are other notable, less-discussed benefits as well. It’s a great way to bond and interact, and it can give your child more confidence in the classroom. But reading and writing with your child may also improve their study habits and executive function skills, a new study says. All in all, that could mean more success for them now, and on into adulthood.

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What is Placental Abruption?

The placenta is an essential structure for fetal growth and development. When it separates from the uterine wall – a condition known as placental abruption – the health of both mom and baby may be placed at risk. Learn more about this condition, including its signs, symptoms, and treatment, with help from the following information.

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6 Tips To Help Kids Share More

Sharing is one of those strange concepts. On the one hand, adults aren’t expected to share their personal items with complete strangers, so children shouldn’t be expected to either. On the other hand, sharing is a necessary skill that children must learn. How do you find a balance, and how can you encourage better sharing habits in your child? Check out these tips for answers.

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Breastfeeding May Provide Some Protection Against Hyperactivity During Toddler Years

Breastfeeding offers numerous benefits to both mom and baby. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health indicates that breastfeeding protects infants from respiratory infections, diarrhea, and ear infections. As breastfed babies age, they also experience a lower risk of asthma and obesity. Mothers can also reap benefits, including a lower risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.

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Pregnant Roselyn Sanchez Promotes Her Book In NYC

Mama-to-be Roselyn Sanchez and her husband Eric Winter were photographed arriving at the AOL building in New York City on Wednesday to promote their new book ‘Sebi and the Land of Cha Cha Cha’.