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Bored Gamers in Search of “Flow”
If you play games on your phone whenever you have time on your hands, think again. It can lead to anxiety and depression, not engagement.
The Trace Minerals Mothers-to-Be — and Babies — Need
Good prenatal nutrition not only ensures a healthy newborn; it can offer children lasting protection against hypertension.
The Lasting Harm of Teen Obesity
Once a teen becomes obese, even losing weight can't undo the health issues it sets in motion. Here's what parents can do to help their kids.
Junk Food Ads Continue to Target Kids
Food companies are spending more than ever pushing fast-food ads to kids — particularly targeting Black and Hispanic children.
Child-Free by Choice
Not everyone wants kids. Despite the stigma sometimes attached to those who choose not to have children, they're doing fine.
Predicting School Safety Ahead of Re-Opening
Pretty much everyone is eager for schools to reopen. A new model offers a way to predict how well various safeguards work to keep them safe.
When babies are offered soft drinks and other high calorie snacks, is childhood obesity any surprise? Here's how parents can help.
Early Childhood Education Shapes the Middle-Aged Brain
Childhood enrichment programs bring long-term cognitive benefits. Brain scans reveal improved brain development even in middle age.
A Surge in Pediatric Telehealth Visits
More children saw their doctors online during the pandemic. It's convenient, but not suitable for every condition, and not all enjoy access.
Secondhand Smoke Affects Babies Before Birth
Infants exposed to secondhand smoke, even in utero, show poorer lung function at age 6. It doesn't matter who is doing the smoking.
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