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Bullying may have cumulative effect on kids

Children and teens who are being bullied tend to score lower on measures of physical and mental health. But few studies have examined whether the possible effects of bullying accumulate over the years.

Bipolar disorder in children

Night terrors, hearing voices, terrifying nightmares and violent tantrums. These are some of the things which children with early onset childhood bipolar disorder go through.

My child can't read

How do you know if your child has a reading disability, or a focus problem such as ADD?

10 Down syndrome facts

How much do you really know about Down syndrome? Take three minutes and brush up your knowledge.

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Three learners charged with statutory rape relating to a sex video featuring a 15-yr-old girl, has highlighted the cellphone pornography question yet again, and it's serious.

Your child could have SPD

Children who avoid hugs, and seem extraordinarily naughty or fussy about food, could in fact have problems with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).

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