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November 2013

New Studies Uncover Possible Early Detection of Autism

11/20/13

New Studies Uncover Possible Early Detection of Autism

Two recent findings may help identify autism in the first few months of life – and assist in reducing its prevalence. A local autism expert weighs in.

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Facebook Introduces New Bullying Prevention Page

11/13/13

Facebook Introduces New Bullying Prevention Page

The social networking site launches a tool to help teens, parents and educators take action against mean behavior as more kids leave Facebook. Will it work?

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Babies Can Learn Songs While in Womb, Study Says

11/12/13

Babies Can Learn Songs While in Womb, Study Says

Finnish researchers find unborn kids exposed to music recognize the tunes after birth. A metro Detroit source says it benefits infants' development too.

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New Medical Clinic Bus, Clara, Ready to Help Detroit Kids

10/29/13

New Medical Clinic Bus, Clara, Ready to Help Detroit Kids

The Children's Health Project of Detroit launches a second mobile pediatric unit that will help families and schools with transportation, costs and treatment.

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The Effects of Sibling Aggression

10/28/13

The Effects of Sibling Aggression

Much like bullying, sibling squabbling – whether psychological or physical – has a negative impact on a child's mental health, a new study says.

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