Mar

06

2017
Disruptive children do not inspire similar behavior in their siblings

Disruptive children do not inspire similar behavior in their siblings

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Child Development finds that the disruptive behavior of an individual child does not encourage similar behavior in their brothers and sisters. On the contrary, Dr. Ella Daniel of TAU’s Jaime and Joan Constantiner School of Education finds that siblings, predominantly older siblings, of disruptive children tend to exhibit less disorderly behavior over time. The research, conducted in…

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Mar

06

2017
Innovative treatment offers relief to children with frequent migraine headaches

Innovative treatment offers relief to children with frequent migraine headaches

A minimally invasive treatment for migraine headaches used for adults is also proving to be a safe and effective treatment for children and teenagers, and only takes minutes for a child to feel relief, according to new research being presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting. Migraines are a common medical condition among youth and adults, affecting 12 percent of…

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Mar

06

2017
Infant MRIs show autism linked to increased cerebrospinal fluid

Infant MRIs show autism linked to increased cerebrospinal fluid

A national research network led by UNC School of Medicine’s Joseph Piven, MD, found that many toddlers diagnosed with autism at two years of age had a substantially greater amount of extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) at six and 12 months of age, before diagnosis is possible. They also found that the more CSF at six months — as measured through MRIs — the more severe…

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Mar

02

2017
Embryo Experiments Reveal Earliest Human Development, But Stir Ethical Debate

Embryo Experiments Reveal Earliest Human Development, But Stir Ethical Debate

Notes This is a seven-day-old embryo that scientists kept alive in a laboratory dish. If it developed further, the clusters in green would become cells that shape the body and the red/purple cells would form the placenta. Credit: Rockefeller University Ali Brivanlou slides open a glass door at the Rockefeller University in New York to show off his latest experiments probing the mysteries of the…

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Mar

01

2017
Some See ‘Flat-Fee Primary Care’ As A GOP-Friendly Way To Provide Routine Care

Some See ‘Flat-Fee Primary Care’ As A GOP-Friendly Way To Provide Routine Care

Enlarge this image Advocates of paying a family doctor a flat monthly fee for office visits and some lab work, say it saves patients money when coupled with a high-deductible insurance plan. Ridofranz/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption toggle caption Ridofranz/Getty Images/iStockphoto Back in the day, people paid for routine, primary medical care on their own and only used insurance when something serious came up. Some primary…

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Mar

01

2017

Should You Tell Uber Your Driver Was High?

The magazine’s ethicist columnist on whether to report a driver you believe was DUI and whether to tell your friend’s divorce lawyer about the illegal actions of her ex.


Feb

28

2017
Kids want parental help with online risk, but fear parental freak outs

Kids want parental help with online risk, but fear parental freak outs

Although it may come as no surprise to the Fresh Prince, kids think that parents just don’t understand what it is like to be a teen in an internet-connected world and this lack of understanding may hinder the development of skills necessary to safely navigate online, according to a team of researchers. In a study, teens rarely talked to their parents about potentially risky online…

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