Some of the studies and surveys covered this week include an alarming study showing an increase in suicide rates. Two surveys, one that polled parents and one that polled pediatricians, revealing very different ideas about spanking. And on a lighter note, tricks your favorite restaurant might be using to get you to order more.
Osteoporosis is increasing as America ages. However, fewer people are being tested for bone density and are agreeing to treatment because of side effects of osteoporosis medications. Experts discuss the devastating effects of increased broken bones and what can now be done to prevent them.
Mental health experts once believed that children were too young to remember traumas well enough to suffer much from post-traumatic stress disorder. Now they know that children as young as 2 or 3 can be affected, often for the rest of their lives. An expert discusses PTSD in children and its treatment.