Are all deadbeat dads really deadbeat?

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In today’s society, “child support” is formal and informal cash contribution to the full spectrum of child needs paid to... Read more

Are parenting programs unwelcoming to dads?

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One in 4 children in the United States grows up in a single parent household. Of these, at least 80 percent are headed by single mothers, according... Read more

Debunking myths: The effect of same sex parents on children

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The heterosexual married couple with biologically related children is the long heralded traditional nuclear family. For a long time, most portrayals... Read more

Who's the most stressed in America?

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Overall stress and its related illnesses were lower for the nation as a whole in 2014, according to the American Psychological Association’s... Read more

Integrated health care: How can it help my child?

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Jamir is a bouncy, restless 6-year-old who arrives at the pediatrician’s office with his mother and 3-year-old sister. The mother, who... Read more

Why more help is needed for depressed, postpartum parents

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The profound and sometimes deadly impact of postpartum depression on mothers, children and their families was recently highlighted in a short... Read more

Why toddlers don't need ADHD medication

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At least 10,000 toddlers in the United States are being medicated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder when they shouldn’t be... Read more

Could poor sleep habits increase my child's obesity risk?

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Chronic sleep deprivation from infancy to mid-childhood was associated with high overall obesity rates at age seven, found a study In Pediatrics... Read more