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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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Autism Study Speaks: And the findings aren't even the most curious part

Siblings with autism don't share the same genetic variations according to a new study in Nature Medicine. When researchers looked at about 100...

Measles at The Magic Kingdom: Not Magic At All

Measles at Disneyland? How did this happen? Shocked. In California? It's not exactly magical how measles ended up at The Magic Kingdom. It's...

Teen Tanning: Do Only Pretty Girls Get Skin Cancer?

Children's health and well-being made it to the front page of The New York Times! Parents rejoice!  Warning: That Tan Could Be Dangerous. Above...

Best Parenting Books of 2014: Not Necessarily In The Parenting Aisle

Ah, the best parenting books of the year. Anyone can find those on Amazon in two seconds. I'll spare you those important works. Instead what...

The iPhone Effect: Read, Weep and Wrap That Smart Device

Happy holidays from The Momma Data Institute Center for Distressing Social Media Research. Stop filling your Amazon shopping cart and...
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