Hot weather can influence cognitive performance, according to new research. Young adults living in non-air-conditioned dorms during a heat wave performed worse on math and attention tests. (Image credit: Marcus Butt / Ikon/Getty Images)
Advantages for children include being physically active, spending time in nature and getting away from screens. And fun.
Garrett Matthias, who died after about 10 months fighting a rare form of cancer, thought funerals were sad. He wanted one with bouncy houses, Batman and snow cones.
The breast milk vs. formula debate made headlines this week with reports of a U.S. effort to block a pro-breastfeeding resolution from the World Health Organization. (Image credit: Phil Moore/AFP/Getty Images)
As a woman of color who has for years mixed foundation to match my skin tone as an act of self-love, I view tinting ballet shoes as an act of love for my daughter.
We put the question to Times readers: What are your kids doing this summer? Here are some answers.
The young leaders of Girl Up were in Washington, D.C., this week to network and to lobby Congress on gender issues. (Image credit: Pearl Mak/NPR)
New research has found that Internet filtering tools are ineffective and in most cases, were an insignificant factor in whether young people had seen explicit sexual content.
A new study found that in the previous three months, about half of parents talked on a cell phone while driving when their children between the ages of 4 and 10 were in the car, while one in three read text messages and one in seven used social media.
A new study found that opioid overdose events decreased during pregnancy, reaching their lowest level during the third trimester, but then increased during the postpartum period, becoming significantly higher during the second six months after delivery.