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May 30, 2016

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May 30, 2016

The Dying Child: Room for Improvement in End-of-Life Care

May 27, 2016 — Many pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists believe that their clinical care extends from treating ill children through end-of-life care. However, are pediatricians actually meeting the needs of ... read more

Study Dispels Myth About Millionaire Migration in the US

May 26, 2016 — The view that the rich are highly mobile has gained much political traction in recent years and has become a central argument in debates about whether there should be 'millionaire taxes' on ... read more

Zika Virus May Be Linked to More Eye Problems in Brazilian Babies With Microcephaly

May 25, 2016 — Researchers studying babies with a Zika virus-related birth defect say they have found previously unreported eye problems possibly linked to the virus. In three Brazilian infants with microcephaly, ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Children raised in poverty may have been mistakenly labeled as 'maladapted' for what appears to be a lack of self-control, new research suggests. The new study finds that what looks like ... read more

May 24, 2016 — A survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states indicates the number of teens with marijuana-related problems is declining. Similarly, the rates of marijuana use by young people are ... read more

Study Shows Which New Moms Post the Most on Facebook

May 24, 2016 — A study shows which psychological characteristics of some new mothers may affect how they use Facebook to show off their baby. The research concluded that those mothers who posted more on Facebook ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Parents struggling to find and afford therapy for their child with autism may eventually be able to provide that therapy themselves with the help of telehealth training, a new report ... read more

Smoking During Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk of Schizophrenia in Offspring

May 24, 2016 — Researchers report an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for schizophrenia in children. The paper evaluated nearly 1,000 cases of schizophrenia and matched controls among ... read more

E-Cigarette Marketing Linked to Teen E-Cigarette Use

May 23, 2016 — Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Even before infants understand their first words, they have already begun to link language and thought. Listening to language boosts infant cognition. New evidence provides even greater insight into ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Imagine, for a moment, you are a parent trying to limit how much dessert your sugar-craving young children can eat. "You can have cake or ice cream," you say, confident a clear parental ... read more

Extreme Preemies Disadvantaged in Employment, Income, Self-Esteem, Marriage and More by Their 30s

May 23, 2016 — Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) babies who survive are more likely to be disadvantaged in employment, income, self-esteem, marriage and more by the time they reach their 30s. A longitudinal study ... read more

Are Childhood Stroke Outcomes Associated With BP, Blood Glucose, Temperature?

May 23, 2016 — Infarct (tissue damage) volume and hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) were associated with poor neurological outcomes after childhood stroke but hypertension and fever were not, according to a new ... read more

Fathers' Long Commute to Work Is Linked to Children's Social, Emotional Problems

May 23, 2016 — Fathers’ commuting to work has multiple negative impacts on children’s behavior. Children whose fathers commute to work over a long distance tend to have more emotional and social problems. While ... read more

Tweeting Your Weight Loss? Is There a Link Between Microblogging, Eating Disorders?

May 23, 2016 — In a new study, investigators have explored the relationship between social media, eating disorders, and compulsive ... read more

Rural, Low-Income Moms Rely on Nature Activities for Family Health but Don't Always Have Access

May 20, 2016 — Research shows that spending just 20 minutes in nature can promote health and well-being. Although the assumption may be that living in rural areas provides ample opportunities for recreation in ... read more

Refugee Children's Academic Outcomes Similar to Non-Refugee Peers Despite Learning Challenges

May 19, 2016 — Refugee children had similar academic success as other children if adequately supported, despite having more behavioral and emotional problems overall, a comprehensive review has ... read more

May 19, 2016 — A baby's cry not only commands our attention, it also rattles our executive functions -- the very neural and cognitive processes we use for making everyday decisions, according to a new ... read more

Changing a Life Path for Dropouts

May 19, 2016 — Certain life experiences can worsen the negative effects of dropping out of school, but some interventions and treatments can help change the odds for dropouts, a new study ... read more

Support from Family, Friends Important to Helping Prevent Depression in Teenagers

May 19, 2016 — The importance of friendships and family support in helping prevent depression among teenagers has been highlighted in new research. The study also found that teenagers who had grown up in a ... read more

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