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Study Reveals 1 in 50 Schoolchildren Have Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: Autism, children, health, research, study, society, science, grandfathers, parents )

- 2276 days ago -
The incidence of autism is on the rise. New research has shed some more light on the Autism Puzzle. The age of the grandfather may play a role. Watch this video for more information!
Parents Warned on Rise of Teen Heroin Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Parents, Warned on, Rise of, Teen, Heroin Use )

- 2708 days ago -
School authorities from the Carl Sandburg High School know how important the role of parents is in the fight against teen drug abuse. This is why, in the midst of recent reports that heroin use is up among teens, district administrators sent letters to
ACTION ALERT: BPA in Baby Products a Concern for California Parents, Yet Bill Remains Unpassed! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, household items, products, health risks, illness, protection, parents )

- 2847 days ago -
Many Americans share a rising concern over the inclusion of BPA (bisphenol A) in several common household items, most notably plastic drinkware and food storage containers. BPA is known to cause several severe health issues, in adults and children alike.
'Cot Death Risk' to Small Babies
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, parents, babies )

- 2867 days ago -
Parents of underweight babies must be given more information on reducing the risk of cot death, says a charity.
Sleep-Deprived New Parents Don't Have To Hit The (Sleeping Pill) Bottle
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, healthcare, health, safety, parents, sleep, study, protection, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention )

- 2876 days ago -
Having a young child can wreak havoc on sleep patterns. So much so that sleep researchers say parents, and especially mothers, of a new child can be a risk for long-term insomnia.
15 Ritalin Facts Every Parent Needs to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ritalin Facts, Parents, Drugs, Health, Child abuse )

- 2972 days ago -
Ritalin has been the prescription drug of choice for ADD and ADHD patients for decades now, and has been considered overall safe for use among those prescribed.
Simple Checklist May Spot Signs of Autism By Age 1
Health & Wellness  (tags: Autism, signs, parents, parenting, children, treatment )

- 2977 days ago -
A simple checklist that parents fill out in the waiting room may help doctors someday screen for warning signs of autism as early as a baby's first birthday.
Parents 'Want Child Gene Tests'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Parents, children, Gene test, diseases, health )

- 2988 days ago -
Parents believe the benefits of testing their children for the genetic risk of some diseases outweigh the negative consequences, according to US scientists.
The Handheld Drugs Test for Parents to Analyse Their Children's Saliva for Cannabis or Cocaine Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs test, parents, children, saliva, cannabis, cocaine, parenting )

- 3196 days ago -
A disposable drugs test that allows parents to check if their children have been taking cannabis or cocaine by analysing a droplet of saliva has been developed by British scientists.
Top 50 Blogs For Dealing With Juvenile Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: Children, Parents, Juvenile Depression, Mental Health )

- 3203 days ago -
If you are a juvenile with depression or the parent of one, it is easy to feel alone. With the help of the below top 50 blogs for dealing with juvenile depression, it is now easier than ever to hear someone else's story, treatment.
Soothing Words Ramp Up Pain
Health & Wellness  (tags: kids, parents, painful medical procedure, health )

- 3287 days ago -
It turns out that most parents are freaking kids out when children are about to undergo a painful medical procedure.
Gay Teens at Greater Risk Without Family Support
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, parents, support, health, society, care, love )

- 3342 days ago -
Cherie MacLeod, Executive Director of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Canada, urges parents to take back the role of parent. Although coming to terms with your child's sexual orientation may be difficult, this does not mean you should cha
Parents Warned Against 'Boutique' Scanning of Unborn Babies
Health & Wellness  (tags: Parents, scanning, unborn babies, risk, health )

- 3427 days ago -
Parents are being warned to consider the possible risks when collecting keepsake baby scans of their child in the womb.
Why Treating a Child's Fever Could SLOW Their Recovery
Health & Wellness  (tags: Child, health, fever, treating, recovery, parents )

- 3435 days ago -
This winter, millions of parents will give children medicine to tackle a high temperature. But are we reaching for the paracetamol too quickly?
How Siblings Have Just as Much Influence as Parents on a Child's Behaviour
Health & Wellness  (tags: parents, siblings, child s behaviour, parenting, children )

- 3441 days ago -
Most parents appreciate the importance of setting a good example to their children.But research suggests that youngsters learn just as much from their siblings as they do from their parents - and they pick up the bad as well as the good.

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