Health News

Why we don't know more about rare polio-like illness

‘Polio-like’ illness probed by CDC: Should you be concerned? Dr. Marc Siegel explains the condition and what parents should know. A rare and mysterious illness capable of causing paralysis in young children is growing in the United States, and doctors say the clock is ticking until it strikes again. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a […]

Kids Health

Snooki, Deena and JWoww Open Up About Raising Their Kids

Big fans! Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi, Deena Nicole Cortese and Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley sure love their little ones and are “so proud” of them. The Tattoo Too Far cohost, 31, recently gave birth to her third child. Her 1-month-old son, Angelo, joined older siblings Lorenzo, 6, and Giovanna, 4. Now that she and her husband, Jionni […]

Health Problems

Americans increasingly open about mental health

(HealthDay)—Americans are becoming more positive about mental health, although some stigma remains, according to the results of a new poll released by the American Psychological Association (APA). The Harris Poll conducted a survey of 1,006 nationally representative U.S. adults from November 20 to 29, 2018, on behalf of the APA. Participants completed an online survey […]

Kids Health

U.S. parents worried about child’s communication skills

(HealthDay)—One-quarter of parents with children younger than age 8 years are concerned about their child’s ability to communicate, according to poll results released by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Between March 20 and March 27, 2019, YouGov conducted an online survey on behalf of ASHA. The nationally representative sample included 1,103 parents with children between […]