Author Peggy Orenstein warns if parents don’t educate kids about sex — the media will. She says that leads to risky behavior — and keeps young women from expecting equality in sexual relationships. (Image credit: Marla Aufmuth/TED)
Two popular video platforms disappeared from Chinese app stores after state media accused them of promoting underage pregnancy.
My wife had five miscarriages in two years. How long were we supposed to keep this up?
Parents of LGBTQ children feel especially uncomfortable and unequipped when they try to educate them about sex and dating, reports a new study. Parents don’t know what constitutes safe sexual behaviors for LGBTQ teens and need resources to help them. Parents play an important role in helping their children learn how to have healthy sexual relationships.
Family medicine doctors and pediatricians are less confident than psychiatrists in their abilities to tell the difference between normal irritability and possibly bigger issues in children and adolescents, according to researchers. Primary care providers and pediatricians were also more likely to prescribe medications when they thought there was a problem, while psychiatrists were more likely to start with behavioral therapy.
A mother’s ‘basic instinct’ to grab her wandering offspring and return them to the nest depends on a specific set of brain cell signals, a new study in mice finds.
For the first time, researchers have used MRIs to show that babies with the neurodevelopmental condition fragile X syndrome had less-developed white matter compared to infants that did not develop the condition. Imaging various sections of white matter from different angles can help researchers focus on the underlying brain circuitry important for proper neuron communication.
Long-distance running was our love language. What would we talk about if not about mileage and routes?
The tutors deal not in plain-old schoolwork or straight-up counseling, but in a blend of the two, offering academic and psychological support, at a price.
Mobile apps designed to help parents keep their children safe from online predators may actually be counterproductive, harming the trust between a parent and child and reducing the child’s ability to respond to online threats, conclude two new studies.