August 2011

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DAILY FIND: Fetal Sex at 7 Weeks?

DAILY FIND: Fetal Sex at 7 Weeks?

Several testing kits claim to predict gender long before standard measures. Do you buy it?

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The Experts Weigh In — A Teen With HIV

Last week we presented a case — an ethical dilemma — involving Lisa, a young teen who is about to become sexually active. What Lisa doesn’t know is that she acquired HIV at birth and has been taking medication which she believes are vitamins up to this point. Her parents have withheld this information in […]

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DAILY FIND: Secret Life of a Rock Dad

DAILY FIND: Secret Life of a Rock Dad

Is there something in your past you don’t want your kids to know? This dad’s rocker youth remained a secret until …

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DAILY FIND: Unwanted Parenting Advice

DAILY FIND: Unwanted Parenting Advice

Uninvited comments about your parenting can make you want to tear your hair out (or hers).

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Get it Done Homework Quiz

Get it Done Homework Quiz

School is here and there’s no better time for a new strategy! This quiz can help your guys step up to the plate.

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DAILY FIND: Sib With Autism Increases Risk

DAILY FIND: Sib With Autism Increases Risk

Babies born into families where an older sibling is affected are at even greater risk than previously thought.

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Pre-School Nightmares?

My daughter was so excited to go and now she refuses. Something might have happened there and I don’t know what to do!

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DAILY FIND: Less Affluent Families Skip Marriage

DAILY FIND: Less Affluent Families Skip Marriage

The rate of cohabiting parents has skyrocketed way above that of divorce. Social trend or economic?

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DAILY FIND: Food Tastes Shaped Before Birth

DAILY FIND: Food Tastes Shaped Before Birth

Ahhh, the scent of amniotic fluid flavored with broccoli. The fluid surrounding the growing fetus is tinged with what Mom eats.

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Teens, Sex and HIV – a True Story

One of the medical journals I subscribe to arrived the other day and included an ethical dilemma directed at doctors who treat adolescents. The actual case was presented just as you see it below, followed by the opinions of two experts in the field. The issues are difficult and complicated, but they’re important to wrestle […]

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