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Mental disabilities in kids rise; physical problems decline Image

Mental disabilities in kids rise; physical problems decline

August 29, 2014

Disabilities among U.S. children have increased slightly, with a bigger rise in mental and developmental problems in those from wealthier families, a 10-year analysis found. Read More »


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Why Hungry Seniors Aren’t Getting Enough To Eat

August 28, 2014

When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished, a condition that sets them up for all kinds of other health risks, like falling. Read More »


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What Kids’ Drawings Say About Their Future Thinking Skills

August 27, 2014

There appears to be an association, though a modest one, between how a child draws at 4 and her thinking skills at 14, according to a study published in the journal Psychological Science. Read More »


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Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says

August 26, 2014

Researchers report that children with autism appear to have excess synapses -- cellular connections -- in their brains compared with typical children. Read More »


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