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Abortion Psychologically Damages Teen Girls? Not Really, Study Says

Guilt? Not here. Credit: Corbis
Do not get an abortion. Never mind all the moral and philosophical arguments. You will be wracked with guilt and...
A new study says girls who get abortions are no more likely to feel guilty or depressed than their peers who got pregnant and had their babies.

In Vitro Kids Score as Well on Tests as Those Born the Old-Fashioned Way

The in vitro kids are all right. Credit: Getty Images
Test tube babies may not be mutant freaks after all. Scientists have long been curious...
Babies born through in vitro fertilization scored as well on academic tests as kids born the old fashioned way, a new study reports.

No Car for You, Son; Your Mother and I Think You're Too Fat

Are overweight kids discriminated against by their own parents? Credit: Corbis
No car for you, fat boy! Parents are less likely to get cars for...
Too fat to drive? Study shows parents are holding back the keys from their overweight kids.
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Justin Bieber Guests on CSI: America's Young Girls Scream (But Maybe Not in a Good Way)

Teen idol Justin Bieber gets scary in a whole new way. Illustration: Christopher Healy
America's most popular show about collecting bodily fluid...
No, you weren't having a nightmare, you really did see Justin Bieber on CSI last night. Trying to up your ratings via 9-year-olds, CSI?

Dan Savage to LGBT Teens: 'It Gets Better'

Sex advice columnist and author Dan Savage is sending a message to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens: It will get better, really! ...Sex advice columnist and author Dan Savage is sending a message to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens: It will get better, really!

Colleges are Going Gaga Over Crazy Courses

Your college kid's schedule: linguistics, Latin and Lady Gaga. Credit: Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images
Remember when swing dancing and Soap...
Today's eclectic mix of higher education course offerings ensure that your college student won't spend her lecture time glued to her iPod or nodding off in the back of the classroom.

Is Your Child Immature? Let's Take a Look Under the Hood

Your 15-year-old son just threw his Xbox across the room in a wall-eyed fit. Do you sometimes question his maturity level? Wouldn't it be nice to...Your 15-year-old son just threw his Xbox across the room in a wall-eyed fit. Do you sometimes question his maturity level? Wouldn't it be nice to have doctors take a peek at his brain? They can do that, you know.
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Am I Horrible for Being Excited That My Daughter's Returning to College?

Dear AdviceMama, My youngest of four daughters is heading off to college for her second year. I cannot tell you how happy it makes me that my...

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