Topic: Children

Disproportionate Use of Corporal Punishment in Schools

Oct. 5, 2016

Corporal punishment in schools is used up to 50 percent more frequently on children who are African American or have disabilities, according to a new analysis.

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Grown Children Living With Parents is Not Necessarily Bad

June 10, 2016
Grown Children with Adults

Contact between generations has increased dramatically during the past two decades, with most young people in touch with their parents daily or even several times a day.

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Colds Drive Asthma Hospitalizations for Kids

Feb. 8, 2016
Child in Guatemala using asthma inhaler

A new study shows that the primary driver of seasonal waves of worsening asthma symptoms in children, which can lead to hospitalizations, is the prevalence of common colds.

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Op-Ed: How to Make Meaningful Memories for the Holidays

Dec. 22, 2015
Making Cookies

Memories are strongest with repetition and when connected to the people we love — as adults, children will remember their family traditions.

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Halloween is Not Scary to Young Kids; It’s Beneficial

Oct. 30, 2015
Kids Dressed Up

Halloween is almost here, and many parents of young children often experience conflicting emotions. They feel the excitement associated with their child dressing up and trick-or-treating. But at the same time, some parents worry that their child will find Halloween too scary. But parents need to worry. In fact, dressing up for Halloween has benefits.

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