May

15

2018
Kids Are Taking Fewer Antibiotics, More ADHD Meds

Kids Are Taking Fewer Antibiotics, More ADHD Meds

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)


May

15

2018
Vision Care Lags, With Blind Spots In Insurance Coverage

Vision Care Lags, With Blind Spots In Insurance Coverage

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)


May

14

2018
Baby Talk: Decoding The Secret Language Of Babies

Baby Talk: Decoding The Secret Language Of Babies

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)


May

14

2018
Parents say intense gun violence in PG-13 movies appropriate for teens 15 and older

Parents say intense gun violence in PG-13 movies appropriate for teens 15 and older

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.


May

14

2018

Reducing Injury Risk in Youth Sports

The goal should be to take measures to avoid athletic injuries — or at least minimize their severity — and keep kids in the game.


May

14

2018

Dolls That Nurture Boys’ Empathy

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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