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Published: 11/30/2012 by Christina Elston in Behavior
A proposed overhaul of the way autism is defined has some parents worried that their children's diagnoses and services are in jeopardy. But health providers say most kids will retain the diagnosis under the proposed guidelines.
Published: 11/09/2012 in Behavior
New research finds that adolescents victimized by peers, sexual assault or maltreatment have an increased risk of suicidal thoughts not long after the incidents occur
While there's plenty of research on the effects of television violence on children, a new study reveals that social bullying – portrayed in many popular children's TV programs – doesn't get as much notice, but likely has similar effects.
Published: 10/19/2012 by Deirdre Wilson in Behavior
A new national survey reveals that while voters think that parents should be educating their kids about politics, most parents really aren't doing it.
Published: 10/12/2012 by Deirdre Wilson in Health & Wellness
In spite of increased public awareness of the dangers of concussions in young athletes, a new survey finds that dads who played football and suffered a concussion when they were younger want their young kids to play tackle football.
Are new or expectant parents like politicians? Boston Parents Paper humor columnist Steve Calechman explores the similarities and takes on one campaign promise that he doubts presidential candidates can keep – keeping college tuition affordable.
New research reveals that children's reasons for excluding peers from games, parties and cliques are more complicated than previously thought. The study's findings could help adults guide kids to find alternatives.