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Data Shows that Babies Don't Need To Be Burped Babies aren’t less colicky when they’re burped and may even be less likely to spit-up if you let them digest in peace.
Doctors Can Now Diagnose Autism In Just Two Minutes The test, known as the PDQ-1, is 88 percent accurate and doesn’t require any follow-up visits.
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Can We Calm Down About Bullying? "We should not convey the idea that having arguments, falling out, having enemies, hurting someone's feelings, having your feelings hurt, is unacceptable. It's life.”
Are Big-Headed Babies Smarter? Preliminary studies have suggested links between brain size, head size, and IQ, but head circumference isn't directly correlated with intellect.
What Fathers Need to Know About Vasectomies Dogs originally helped invent what would eventually become one of the safest and most effective forms of birth control.
The Science Behind Why Women Want to Smell Men The scent of a man can be calming or stressful, depending on how well he knows the woman whiffing.
Why Men Usually End Up With Female Therapists Men seek help from female therapists as a result of economic factors they're not entirely aware of.