Palfrey, Judith, M.D.
Research shows no higher risk in autistic children, nor any evidence that a special diet might help.
A few people are allergic to dental amalgam, but mercury in fillings has not been shown to harm health.
Often, painful voiding during the potty-training years is a result of fear.
While parents want to protect their children, exposing them to illness is not a prudent practice.
Can parents take steps to prevent asthma in children?
Parents are strongly cautioned that pot use is bad for adolescents.
If your child develops a sleep problem, here's what may help.
There may be a link, but no need to panic.
As with height and weight, the normal range is wide.