Monday, March 19th, 2012
Moms of Autistic Children Work Less, Earn Less
U.S. families with autistic children earn nearly $18,000 less than parents of normally developing kids, according to a new report.
High School Graduation Rate Rises in U.S.
More high school students across the country are graduating on time but dropouts continue to be a significant national problem, creating a drag on the economy, according to a report to be issued Monday by a nonprofit group headed by former secretary of state Colin L. Powell.
Meth Use in Pregnancy May Lead to Behavioral Problems in Kids
The first study to look at methamphetamine’s potential lasting effects on children whose mothers used it in pregnancy finds these kids at higher risk for behavior problems than other children.
Cord Blood Cures Girl’s Brain Injury
Thanks to a reinfusion of cord blood stem cells, a little girl has recovered from a critical brain injury, fox2now reported.
The Cinnamon Challenge: Fun or Foolish?
Health experts are cautioning people not to attempt a dare that is catching on due to a viral video. Attempting to swallow large amounts of cinnamon powder can do real physical damage.