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Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: psychologist
Northern, New Jersey
As a mother of three, a psychologist and a former researcher I'm committed to detangling, decoding, debunking or otherwise translating and reviewing the latest scientific discoveries about children's health and well-being - and take a special interest in calling out the... Full Bio
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Spotting Bad Science: Kindly ignore the playmate and the pediatrician

I refuse to write about the recent op-ed from the nude Playboy model-cum television host and parenting expert who learned everything she needs to...

Personal Health 2.0

Everybody seeks health and medical information online now, that's old news. According to  Pew Research  adults not only seek out details about...

Breastfeed Past Menopause, Study Says

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines today recommending mothers continue breastfeeding through childbearing age,...

I Want My (Teen Mom) MTV?

Sure to please parents and sex educators everywhere, MTV has solved the teen pregnancy crisis. Since the cable network started filming "16 and...

Autism on the Brain (Literally)

Two new autism studies out this week. One shows brain abnormalities among children with autism. The other , rising rates of autism. Before you get...
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