How Young is Too Young for an ADHD Diagnosis?

Almost a third of U.S. children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder were diagnosed before the age of 6, a new federal government report shows.

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The Surprising Health Risks of Being the First-Born Child

First-born women may be more likely to be overweight or obese than their younger sisters, according to a new study. But that’s not the only way being a big sister might affect your health.

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‘Goth’ Teens Really Are More Likely to Be Depressed

The dark look associated with Goths may not be all show: Teens in this subculture appear more prone to depression and self-harm than their peers, researchers report.

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Head Lice in 25 States Are Now Resistant to Treatment

A large number of lice populations have gene mutations that may make it resistant to over-the-counter treatments

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Why This Breastfeeding Photo Is Causing So Much Controversy

A Pennsylvania mother sparked a fiery debate online recently after she shared a photo of herself nursing her son and her best friend’s child on Facebook.

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The Facts About Vaginal Birth After Caesarean

The great myths about VBACs, busted.

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3 Companies That Are Getting It Right for Breastfeeding Moms

Our hat is off to these three large companies, which have instituted pro-breastfeeding policies for their employees or customers and are setting a great example for others in the process.

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Two Vaccines Every Pregnant Woman Should Get

These two vaccines are actually crucial during pregnancy.

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The Surprising Health Risks of Being a Very Picky Eater

A kid who is a seriously “picky eater” is also likely to struggle with emotional problems like anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

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IKEA Giving Away Free Repair Kits After Two Children Died From Tipped-Over Dressers

The affordable home-goods mecca Ikea is introducing a potentially life-saving repair program after two children died last year from being smashed beneath toppled sets of the company’s MALM dresser drawers.

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