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By On April 28th, 2014

Seven Percent of American Children are Taking Psychiatric Medication

A new government report states that more than 7 percent of American schoolchildren are taking at least one medication for emotional or behavioral difficulties. More importantly, more than half of the parents of these children said the medications are helping. “We can’t advise parents on what they should do, but I think it’s positive that…

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By On July 25th, 2013

Smoking While Pregnant Increases Chances of Childhood Conduct Issues

Smoking while pregnant has long been known to be the cause of numerous developmental disorders and complications, but it may also have more subtle effects on the children born. Researchers involved in three separate studies have found that women who smoke during pregnancy may also be increasing their children’s’ chances of conduct problems from an…

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