From 2008 to 2015, the proportion of emergency room and hospital encounters for suicide-related diagnoses almost tripled.
Doctors are prescribing fewer drugs to children, especially antibiotics. But use of certain drugs include ADHD medications has increased. (Image credit: Towfiqu Photography/Getty Images)
Up to 16 million people in the U.S. have undiagnosed or uncorrected vision errors that could be helped by glasses, contact lenses or surgery. But many health plans don’t include routine vision care. (Image credit: FatCamera/Getty Images)
To us non-babies, babbles like “ah-gah” and “dadadadada” can sound like cute gobbledygook. But they don’t have to be such a mystery. We’ll get a primer on how to decipher the dialect of tiny humans. (Image credit: Petri Oeschger/Getty Images)
The growing demand for children to get involved in organized activities outside of school is placing unprecedented strain upon families.
Parents are more willing to let their children see PG-13 movies with intense gun violence when the violence appears to be ‘justified’ than when it has no socially redeeming purpose, a study finds. But even when the violence in PG-13 movies appears justified, parents think it is more appropriate for teens at least 15 years old, two years older than the PG-13 rating suggests.
The goal should be to take measures to avoid athletic injuries — or at least minimize their severity — and keep kids in the game.
Just as STEM toys aim to change the way girls see themselves, a doll maker wanted to help boys try out a different way of playing.
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Last year, Ebony Thomas was in jail, unable to afford bail. This year, she’s a spokeswoman for Black Mama’s Bail Out Day.