Philadelphia, August 13, 2019 - The maturation of skin microbial communities during childhood is important for the skin health of children and development of the immune system into adulthood, but only a few studies have analyzed the microbiota in young childre
It kills a child under 5 every minute on average. Diarrheal disease, the second leading cause of death for children globally, could become even more difficult to control as poor urban areas with limited clean water access expand.
Female adolescents are experiencing relationship abuse at alarming rates, according to a new Michigan State University study that specifically researched reproductive coercion - a form of abuse in which a woman is pressured to become pregnant against her wishe
AUSTIN, Texas -- Boosting academic success does not have to derive from new teachers or curriculum; it can also come from changing students' attitudes about their abilities through a short online intervention, according to the latest findings from the National…
Social anxiety disorder isn't commonly a concern of making or interacting with friends. It's absolutely characterized by a deep fear of social situations in which the child might be criticized or scrutinized by others.
Bacteria are living microorganisms that can only be seen under a microscope. These living one-celled things look like balls, rods, or spirals, which through these shapes, one can determine what kind of bacteria has affected a person.
Emergencies are scary for parents and children, particularly at events. When a bomb threat is made or there are rumors that a disgruntled attendee plans to attack attendees, it's enough to keep parents awake at night.
Teenagers working summer jobs learn the importance of discipline, hard work and the value of a dollar. But some jobs can put a teen’s health at risk, particularly when working outdoors in high temperatures. From burns to falls and heat exhaustion, there are …
A research letter analyzed federally mandated data on children in foster care in the United States to examine how many children entered foster care because of parental drug use during the 2000 to 2017 fiscal years.
It's a topic that no parent wants to think about, but it happens more than you think: date rape. Although most parents and teens have heard the term, many are unsure of what it means and what constitutes date rape.
A surprising number of students eating in university dining halls have been helping themselves to servings of tuna well beyond the amounts recommended to avoid consuming too much mercury, a toxic heavy metal.