Category Archives: NPR


Jun

25

2018
FDA Green Lights Marijuana-Based Pharmaceutical Drug

FDA Green Lights Marijuana-Based Pharmaceutical Drug

For the first time, the FDA has approved a drug containing CBD, an extract of marijuana. This move could pave the way for more research into medical uses for the marijuana extract. (Image credit: Blaine Harrington III/Getty Images)


Jun

25

2018
Pregnant Women: Avoid Soft Cheeses, But Do Get These Shots

Pregnant Women: Avoid Soft Cheeses, But Do Get These Shots

Doctors want to remind moms to get certain vaccines while pregnant. Whooping cough in particular can be deadly for newborns, but only about 50 percent of pregnant women get the vaccine. (Image credit: Nicole Xu for NPR)


Jun

21

2018
A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Maya kids do better on tests measuring attention, researchers say it’s because these kids have something that many American kids have lost. (Image credit: Adriana Zehbrauskas for NPR)


Jun

19

2018
When It Comes To Preschool, Does Father Really Know Best?

When It Comes To Preschool, Does Father Really Know Best?

Parents in Ghana’s capital city have embraced preschool as a way to vault their kids into a better future. But the children aren’t learning. And the reason may surprise you. (Image credit: Nana Kofi Acquah/for NPR)



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