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  • My Poor, Neglected Second Child

    I hate to admit that I read almost none of the press releases emailed to me. This is especially sad because: a) I have many friends in PR and b) I occasionally send press releases to promote my book and it kills me to think people don’t read my emails.
  • When an older child shuts out a parent, both may need help

    Q: My son has told me he's cutting me out of my life. He's 28. As a mother, I feel hopeless and unable to help him. What can I do? A: When a child shut's the door on a parent, it's painful. I don't know your specific circumstances, so let me give you a...

    Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in young: study

    Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in young: study
    Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the drug altering regions of the mind related to motivation and emotion, researchers found. The study to be published Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience...

    New drugs provide cure for hepatitis C, research finds

    Twenty-five years after scientists first identified the hepatitis C virus, doctors are declaring victory over an infection that afflicts more than 3 million Americans and kills more of them than HIV. In a series of clinical trial results, a new...

    Medical devices for kids are often only tested on adults

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most medical devices that have been recently approved for use in pediatrics weren't actually tested on kids first, according to a new study. Almost all of the devices had only been tested on people age 18 and older,...