Parenting

Can napping enhance learning for preschoolers? 
Can napping enhance learning for preschoolers?
A new study shows a significant improvement in memory when children have regular nap time.
Black kids getting different emergency care for pain 
Black kids getting different emergency care for pain
A surprising new study sheds light on the disparity in emergency treatment for pain between white and black children. Learn more.
How junk food marketing is hurting American kids 
How junk food marketing is hurting American kids
Michelle Obama urges the food industry to change the way they market unhealthy food to children.
$25 billion price tag for kids’ food allergies 
$25 billion price tag for kids’ food allergies
A new study finds that parents are shelling out more than $4,000 a year in food allergy-related expenses for their kids.
Why young adults smoke 
Why young adults smoke
Three key factors may predict why 18- to 24-year-olds choose to take up cigarettes.
How healing wishes help the whole family 
How healing wishes help the whole family
A new study finds that sick kids are not the only ones who benefit from having their wishes come true.
Why some school bullying programs aren’t working 
Why some school bullying programs aren’t working
A new study reveals that programs aimed at deterring bullying are actually teaching kids how to keep their bad behavior under the radar.