Seven in 10 parents think they should have a say in whether dispensaries are located near their child’s school or daycare and most say they should be banned within a certain distance of those facilities.
Remarkably little is known about the fundamentals of how a woman carries a baby inside her. Two Columbia University researchers aim to change that, to reduce the number of kids born too soon. (Image credit: Adrienne Grunwald for NPR)
It’s been a year of struggle for Parkland school survivor Annabel Claprood. One year after the mass shooting, she’s no longer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
While sleep questionnaires are commonly completed by children and their parents, there has been a lack of data comparing the validity of these self-reported sleep parameters. A new study indicates that these sleep characteristics are relatively accurate compared to one another, and they vary only slightly from objective sleep measures.
A child with more than one brother or sister is more likely to be the victim of sibling bullying than those with only one sibling, and firstborn children and older brothers tend to be the perpetrators.
After years of being beaten up, this teen decided to take justice into his own hands. A school district in Oregon showed him a better way to solve his problems. (Image credit: Beth Nakamura for NPR)
Families learn to be skeptical about vaccines in communities where incomplete vaccination is the norm. A researcher into the phenomenon found that people are ready to listen, if they’re heard, too. (Image credit: Karl Tapales/Getty Images)
Does exercise recovery work? Science writer Christie Aschwanden examines the physiology and effectiveness of sports drinks, protein powders and other products and services in her new book, Good to Go. (Image credit: Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images)
A five-minute delay in the clamping of healthy infants’ umbilical cords results in increased iron stores and brain myelin in areas important for early-life functional development, a new study has found.
Clinics in the Pacific Northwest are ordering ten times the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella as they normally do because some who have avoided vaccines are changing their minds. (Image credit: Kristian Foden-Vencil/NPR)