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  • Having more moms breast-feed benefits us all

    Having more moms breast-feed benefits us all
    Peek into any discussion on parenting and you'll notice a repeating theme: The so-called Mommy Wars are raging all around us, and we had better suit up and stock our armory. YouTube, The New York Times and the thousands of parenting blogs all have something to say on the subject, lobbing grenades of judgment and superiority to the "other side," whatever that side may be.
  • Tips for diagnosing young children with autism

    Tips for diagnosing young children with autism
    Research shows that early intervention is beneficial for children with autism spectrum disorder, but on average children aren't diagnosed until age 4 or 5. That's about two years later than is possible, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

    For kids' medications, don't use tablespoons and teaspoons

    For kids' medications, don't use tablespoons and teaspoons
    When it comes to measuring your child's liquid medications, stay away from the utensil drawer -- the tablespoons and teaspoons, the ones you use for cooking -- because they're inaccurate tools and can lead to overdosing and underdosing, according to the...

    Making time for kids? Study says quality trumps quantity

    Do parents, especially mothers, spend enough time with their children? Though American parents are with their children more than most any parents in the world, many feel guilty because they don't believe it's enough. That's because there's a...

    Md. ignores teen cancer risk

    Md. ignores teen cancer risk
    By rejecting state Sen. Jamie Raskin's bill to make tanning-salon ultraviolet ray machines off-limits to minors, the Senate's Finance Committee has put itself at odds with every major national and state medical group to look at the issue, including the...