New Blood Test for Autism Seems to be On the Way From Dr. Manny

Credit: Alex Livesey, Getty Images On June 9, we commented on a scientific study that proved that autism in children can be caused by a...Despite the countless studies that have been done on autism and it's dramatically growing numbers, there are still many people who don't believe in the reality of the autism spectrum.

Save Your Kids From Summertime Dangers

Relaxing in the backyard, enjoying the pool and exploring the great outdoors. See what potential dangers lurk around some of our favorite summertime a...See what potential dangers lurk around some of our favorite summertime activities, and learn how to prevent a trip to the emergency room.

Rare Form of Dwarfism Sets Girl Apart From Twin Sister

Sienna "Sinny" Bernal, left, and her twin sister, Sierra, pose for the camera. Courtesy of Chrissy Bernal
By Jessica Doyle
Meet Sier...
The girls are the only twins in the world where one – Sinny – is a primordial dwarf.

'What's Eating Your Child' Author Talks Misdiagnosed Mood Disorders

Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all. As nutritionist Kelly Dorfman tells Dr. Marc Siegel, these conditions c...Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all.

Healthy Eyes for Baby: Why an Exam During Baby's First Year Is Important

A new program is making sure infants in the U.S. have a comprehensive vision exam before their first birthday. See why it's important to get your baby...A new program is making sure infants in the U.S. have a comprehensive vision exam before their first birthday.

Is Predicting Kids' Athletic Future With At-Home Genetic Testing Possible?

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By Dr. Robert Tozzi
Parents, trainers, coaches and athletes emulate many of our high-profile professional athle...
Companies claim genetic testing can help determine what sports may be best for their child.

Pesticides on Playing Fields

Chemical lawn treatments can linger for many days before the weather and sun begin to dilute their potency. Credit: Corbis By Deirdre I...As kids hit the fields the summer, make sure they're safe from pesticides!

The Most Dangerous Game: Young Athletes Taking Energy Boosters

Boost or bust? Credit: Getty Images When an 11-year-old patient developed an irregular heartbeat after eating what he told me was "cand...Children are being exposed to exceptionally high levels of stimulants, all in an attempt to improve performance.

Saving Precious Skin: Summer Skin Safety

Author Jill Kargman, mother of three and skin cancer survivor, talks to Dr. Manny about how she protects her kid's skin. Watch the latest video at ...Author Jill Kargman, mother of three and skin cancer survivor, talks to Dr. Manny about how she protects her kid's skin.

Pregnancy Weight Loss Can Be Safe for Obese Women

Severely obese women who lost weight, rather than gaining the recommended amount, had less need for C-sections and were less likely to del...Severely obese women (those with a BMI of 40 or higher) could actually benefit from losing weight.

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