Nov

14

2018
Why A ‘War On Children’ Could Get Worse

Why A ‘War On Children’ Could Get Worse

That’s what a UNICEF official calls the conflict in Yemen. And escalating violence in a key port city is jeopardizing aid to hundreds of thousands of starving children. (Image credit: Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images)


Nov

14

2018
Parents shouldn’t worry if their infant doesn’t sleep through the night by a year old

Parents shouldn’t worry if their infant doesn’t sleep through the night by a year old

The authors of a study found that a large percentage of healthy babies don’t start sleeping through the night even at a year old. The research team also examined whether infants who didn’t sleep for six or eight consecutive hours were more likely to have problems with psychomotor and mental development, and found no association. The researchers also found no correlation between infants waking up…

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Nov

13

2018
Why your number of romantic partners mirrors your mother

Why your number of romantic partners mirrors your mother

A new national study shows that people whose mothers had more partners — married or cohabiting — often follow the same path. Results suggest that mothers may pass on personality traits and relationship skills that make their children more or less likely to form stable relationships.


Nov

12

2018
Parents put nature in the shopping basket

Parents put nature in the shopping basket

In a world of vast consumer choice, ambiguous product descriptions and self-appointed experts, parents face a minefield when picking out food, toys or other products for their children. A new qualitative study indicates that naturalness is the current benchmark for consumer choice among parents.


Nov

12

2018
New concussion recommendations for kids

New concussion recommendations for kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic devices.



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