Thousands of U.S. Kids Hospitalized for Abuse
MONDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Close to 4,600 kids in the
United States were hospitalized as a result of child abuse in one
recent year, and 300 of them died, a new study shows.
Spanking Produces Troubled Kids, Study Contends
MONDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Adding more fuel to the
controversial topic of children and spanking, two Canadian child
development experts have published a new analysis that warns that
physical punishment poses serious risks to a child's long-term
New Criteria Could Change Who Is Diagnosed With Alzheimer's
MONDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- New guidelines for diagnosing
the mental decline that can come with several diseases of aging may
create confusion among doctors and patients about who has early
Alzheimer's disease and who simply has mild cognitive impairment, a
new report warns.