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How Can Parents Help their Autistic Child who is Being Bullied?
Having an ASD makes children even more vulnerable to being bullied, and to the effects of being bullied, than neurotypical children. They need the support of adults. More »
What gives identical twins different personalities?
German scientists discover that personalities can develop differently even when animals' genes are identical. More »
Give immigrants healthcare access: U.S. kid doctors
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A group representing U.S. pediatricians said this week that its members should pay special attention to the healthcare needs of immigrant children and support health insurance for all - regardless of... More »
U.S. pediatricians back gay marriage, adoption rights
By Susan Heavey and Genevra Pittman WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gay and lesbian couples should be able to get married for the health and well-being of their children and families, the nation's leading group for pediatricians said on Thursd... More »
Pediatricians oppose school suspension, expulsion
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A group representing pediatricians says disciplining students with out-of-school suspension or expulsion is counterproductive to school goals and should only be used on case by case basis. The policy statement from the ... More »