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Aug 18, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
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.
Aug 1, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As doctors work to stem an epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus, rumor and folklore help spread the disease. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
Jul 16, 2014 09:24 AM ET
With tens of thousands of children streaming across the U.S. border in 2014, Trace looks at which countries they're coming from as well as their status once they arrive.
Jun 25, 2014 01:00 PM ET
Worldwide, more than 20 million children suffer from malnutrition, and some of the effects of the ordeal are irreversible.
Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 04:53 AM ET
Would kids do better in school if they did not have to wake up at the crack of dawn Monday through Friday? Tara examines the impact of a sleepy head on academic performance.
Jun 23, 2014 11:20 AM ET // AFP
A California study found that pregnant women who live near farms where pesticides are applied had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
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