Thursday, March 29th, 2012
CDC: 1 in 88 US Kids Have Autism
A new government report says autism is more common than previously thought, burdening as many as 1 in 88 children.
School Bans Disabled Girl From Using Walker
Kristi Roberts was stunned when school officials insisted that her disabled 5-year-old daughter switch to a wheelchair from the walker she’d been using for the previous two years.
Hepatitis B Program Helps Cut Infant Infections
A program to prevent chronic hepatitis B infection in newborns seems to be working, according to a new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When Do Babies Stop Being So Darned Cute? Age 4 ½, Scientists Say
The stage between preschool and kindergarten marks the point at which little kids are no longer considered unbearably adorable. Or at least that’s what the research shows.
Women Turn to Social Media for Support After Pregnancy Loss
Webber is one of a growing number of women who share pregnancy news with “their closest 500 friends” on social networks such as Facebook.
High Schools Have Dress Codes for Prom Gowns
Schools from Connecticut to Arizona are responding to risqué prom dresses with elaborate dress codes.