What environmental factors can put your children at risk? With autism diagnoses having increased almost 50-fold since 1980, could chemicals, diet or pollution be at fault?

Click here for the recommended immunization schedule from the American Academy of Pediatrics. 


Click here to read an excerpt on the signs of autism from Dr. Ari Brown’s book Toddler 411. Dr. Brown is an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Click here to learn more about early detection and intervention for autism spectrum disorders. 

Click here to watch Part 1: Three families share their stories and their struggles.

Click here to watch Part 2: Are vaccines to blame?

Click here to watch Part 3: Pediatricians discuss where they stand on vaccines.

Click here to watch Part 4: Dr. Oz reveals what he did for his own children.

Click here to watch Part 6: Older mothers and autism – is there a link?

Click here to watch Part 7: Warning signs every parent should know.

Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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