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Oct 30, 2014 01:30 PM ET
"Kids these days..." They're using tablets practically right out of the womb! Other than embarrassing people 40 times their age who can't even figure out how to visit Youtube, is there any harm in letting the little ones loose so early?
Oct 14, 2014 07:26 AM ET
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?
Sep 30, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
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.
Sep 23, 2014 02:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Recent strange cases of sleepwalking shed light on this mysterious condition. Continue reading →
Sep 17, 2014 08:05 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
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 →
Sep 8, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Hundreds of children in the United States are being hospitalized for with a serious respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68. Continue reading →
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 →
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