September 2013

  • Illustration of a 2 preschoolers and a man playing with toy blocks.

    Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Uncovering Clues to a Complicated Condition

    Autism is a complex brain disorder that appears during early childhood. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat because it affects each person in different ways. Scientists are uncovering new clues to this complicated condition.

  • Illustration of pregnant woman marking a large 39 on her wall calendar.

    Let Baby Set the Delivery Date

    Wait Until 39 Weeks if You Can

    As more women are choosing the date they’ll give birth, there’s been a trend toward earlier delivery dates. But research shows that babies are born healthier if they have at least 39 weeks to grow in the womb.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Dana Steinberg