Any time is a great time to quit smoking. But quitting before having brain or spine surgery might be essential to a successful surgery and a healthy recovery.
With all the changes happening to a woman's body during pregnancy, a glass of wine may seem enticing. The debate continues about whether a small amount of alcohol will hurt the baby.
Early diagnosis of autism and adhering to the right follow-up treatment are very important. But not all people with autism may be getting the additional specialized care they may need. Finding treatment for both the physical and psychiatric ailments that often accompany autism can be a challenge.
Whether it's name calling or punches or stealing your stuff, siblings beating up on each other is nothing new. But just because it's an age-old issue does not mean it's harmless.
One of the key symptoms of autism is difficulty dealing with most social situations. Autistic children therefore often seek out activities by themselves, such as playing video games.