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Watch a video on how autism can be treated.Credit: Getty Images Moms of kids with autism usually try everything under the sun -- ...There's new guidance in the world of autism treatment: While medications can be a mixed bag, behavioral interventions can help -- a lot.
Study shows that high school athletes who experience head trauma show signs of "post-concussion syndrome." Credit: Wade Payne, AP ...Repeated concussions suffered by college and professional athletes have been a growing concern in recent years because of their potential long-term impact on the brain. Now a study finds that the damage may begin much earlier -- in high school.
Dr. Barbara Almond tackles the topic of maternal ambivalence in "The Monster Within." Book cover design and illustration: Lia ...Do you suspect that you don't have the maternal instinct? You're not alone.
When Mom has food issues, kids play Follow the Leader. Illustration by Dori Hartley It's every mom's nightmare: Finding out your child ...It's every mom's nightmare: Finding out your daughter has an eating disorder. Even worse is knowing you're probably to blame.
Miner Franklin Lobo, right, embraces his daughter Carolina after he was rescued on Oct. 13.Credit: Gabriel Ortega/Chilean ...The whole range of emotions these 33 men and their families have experienced since the mine collapsed can be likened to a "really long holding of the breath," says Susan Stiffelman, ParentDish's AdviceMama.
Don't avoid the needle, moms-to-be. Credit: ZaldyImg, FlickrIf you're expecting, be sure you're first in line to get a flu shot this year. ...Why should you get it? Last year's H1N1 outbreak brought to light how hard the flu can hit pregnant women, and new research indicates that immunity is passed down to your baby.