How to Treat Body Dysmorphic Disorder, According to Experts29/05/2019 06:00am | 286 views
By Amanda Capritto
If you or a loved one are dealing with body dysmorphic disorder, you may be hesitant to ask for help. It’s common to believe that psychological treatment won’t be the answer to your concerns. In fact, if you have BDD, you may have already sought “treatment” in other ways, such as with an aesthetician, dermatologist, hair stylist, dentist, or cosmetic surgeon, depending on the “flaw” you want addressed.
19 Things I Wish I'd Known About Having a Child With Autism21/05/2019 06:00am | 293 views
By Ronnie Koenig & Laura T. Coffey
There's a saying that's often repeated because it's true: If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism. That's because children (and adults) on the autism spectrum are very different from one another. There is no one correct road map to follow when raising, teaching and loving them.
Kids at Risk of Depression More likely to be Bullied20/05/2019 06:00am | 312 views
By Kashmira Gander
Spanking children could raise the risk of antisocial behavior in adulthood, scientists believe. Children at risk of developing mental health disorders such as depression and ADHD are more likely to be bullied, according to scientists.
3 Exercise Mistakes You Are Probably Making Right Now17/05/2019 06:00am | 327 views
By Dr. Melina Jampolis
"Seven of the ten most common chronic diseases are favorably influenced by regular physical activity," the US Department of Health and Human Services says in its latest report on physical activity. Let's pause there and just consider just how essential exercise is for optimal health and disease prevention.
Kids Should Be Starting Swimming Lessons Earlier Than You Think, According to New Guidelines16/05/2019 06:00am | 331 views
By Marisa La Scala
New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics say you can take kids to baby swimming lessons staring at one year old. They won't be able to do it on their own, but it's about getting them comfortable in water.
- According to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), babies can begin swimming lessons at one year old. Previously, the organization had advised against swim lessons for kids under the age of 4.
- The new guideline is part of the AAP's updated advice for drowning prevention. Drowning is the second-leading cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 19.
- The AAP also recommends swimming within arms' length of children, creating barriers like fencing around pools and spas, and supervising kids at all times when they're around water.