Emotional abuse of children is the most prevalent and challenging form of neglect. So says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Why doesn't it seem to get the same attention as more visible forms of abuse?
Enterovirus is now in 40 states and the District of Columbia. In Colorado, health officials are investigating cases of muscle weakness in children who have the virus.
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Five months after the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, the prospects for their safe return seem more remote than ever. Here's why. Continue reading →
Hundreds of children in the United States are being hospitalized for with a serious respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68. Continue reading →
A new mother in Oregon wants to breastfeed her baby even though she regularly smokes marijuana, but experts are concerned about the risks of the drug to the baby's brain.
As doctors work to stem an epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus, rumor and folklore help spread the disease. Continue reading →
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
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