A report from UNICEF looks at how 13-to-15 year-olds are affected by all kinds of school-related violence, from gang attacks to sexual assaults to corporal punishment by teachers. (Image credit: GeorgiaCourt/Getty Images)
A recent study found that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) had the highest frequency of rapid weight gain during the first six months of life, which may put them at increased risk for childhood obesity.
New evidence-based guidelines put forward recommendations for a broad range of health care providers responsible for detection and management of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury, most of which are concussions.
Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study. Moreover, GDM increases the mother’s risk of developing type two diabetes later in life.
It doesn’t make you look authoritative. It makes you look out of control to your kids. It makes you look weak.
The two young Nigerians have learned a lesson about teaching kids at a camp for displaced persons: Leave it to the experts! (Image credit: Linus Unah for NPR)
Positive long-term outcomes, such as a reduction in child disruptive behavior and increased parental skills, have been reported in a new study.
In reporting a story about suicide and drug overdoses, a reporter’s thankless tasks include calling parents shocked by the sudden interest.
American workers’ occupational status reflects that of their parents more than previously known, reaffirming more starkly that the lack of mobility in the United States is in large part due to the occupation of our parents.
Researchers found that children who experienced both pre- and post-natal homelessness and those who experienced homelessness for longer than six months were at highest risk of negative health outcomes. These findings illustrate the urgent need to intervene and rapidly house children and families experiencing homelessness to minimize the negative health outcomes.