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CDC: 63.5 percent of 3- to 5-year-olds have had vision tested

(HealthDay)—Overall, 63.5 percent of children aged 3 to 5 years have ever had their vision tested, according to a November data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Many patients with anorexia nervosa get better, but complete recovery is elusive to most

Three in four patients with anorexia nervosa—including many with challenging illness—make a partial recovery. But just 21 percent make a full recovery, a milestone that is most likely to signal permanent remission.

Pediatrics

When do alcohol-dependent mothers parent harshly?

Not surprisingly, parents with substance use disorders often struggle with parenting and frequently have strained relationships with their children. Moreover, research has solidly demonstrated that the children of these parents ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologist explains the problem of angry parents and coaches

A Massachusetts woman hung up her whistle and high school soccer referee jersey after almost a decade on the job, fed up with ongoing abuse from parents and coaches, the Boston Globe reported recently. It's a familiar story. ...