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July 16, 2020

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The Effects of Smartphone Use on Parenting

Parents may worry that spending time on their smartphones has a negative impact on their relationships with their children. However, a new comprehensive analysis found that this is unlikely to be the ...

Asthma and Allergies More Common in Teens Who Stay Up Late

Teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the morning are more likely to suffer with asthma and allergies compared to those who sleep and wake earlier, according to a new ...

Marijuana Use While Pregnant Boosts Risk of Children's Sleep Problems

As many as 7% of moms-to-be use marijuana while pregnant, and that number is rising fast as more use it to quell morning sickness. But new research suggests such use could have a lasting impact on ...

Infant Sleep Problems Can Signal Mental Disorders in Adolescents

Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has ...
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Troubling Connection Between Workplace Pregnancy Discrimination and Health of Mothers, Babies

Perceived pregnancy discrimination indirectly relates to increased levels of postpartum depressive symptoms for mothers and lower birth weights, lower gestational ages and increased numbers of doctor ...

As Teens Delay Driver Licensing, They Miss Key Safety Instruction

Teens are getting licensed to drive later than they used to and missing critical safety training as a ...

Measuring Tape Is a Critical Tool for Following Zika Virus-Exposed Children

A simple measuring tape could be the key to identifying which children could develop neurological and developmental abnormalities from Zika virus exposure during ...

Motherhood Overrides the Brain's Decision-Making

Motherhood takes over the brain's decision-making regions to prioritize caring for offspring, according to new ...

School Absenteeism Has Surprising Consequences for Adults

Kids who miss a lot of school from kindergarten to eighth grade may suffer unexpected costs as young adults, a new study finds. Researchers found that those who were more regularly absent in these ...

Significant Parental Hesitancy About Routine Childhood and Influenza Vaccines

A national study measuring parental attitudes toward vaccinations found 6.1% were hesitant about routine childhood immunizations while nearly 26% were hesitant about the influenza ...

Engaging in Family Meals Starts With Healthy Family Communication

Engaging in family meals may be a matter of improving communication and support at home. A new study connects less family discouragement and better family communication with a higher likelihood to ...

Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according to new ...

Adolescent Exposure to Anesthetics May Cause Alcohol Use Disorder, New Research Shows

Early exposure to anesthetics may make adolescents more susceptible to developing alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to new ...

Children's Temperament Traits Affect Their Motor Skills

A recent study among 3- to 7-year-old children showed that children's motor skills benefitted if a child was older and participated in organized sports. Additionally, the study provided ...

Six-month old infants recognize when adults imitate them, and perceive imitators as more friendly, according to a new study. The babies looked and smiled longer at an adult who imitated them, as ...

Children May Not Always Grow out of Being Picky Eaters

By age four, children could be established picky eaters, a new study suggests. And the more parents try to control and restrict children's diets, the more finicky they may become, according to ...

Child's Play 'Lost' in Pandemic Fear

Social and community disruptions caused by the COVID-19 restrictions could have a lasting effect on child wellbeing, researchers warn. While health, safety and education responses are the focus of ...

Family Environment Affects Adolescent Brain Development

Childhood environment and socioeconomic status affect cognitive ability and brain development during adolescence independently of genetic factors, researchers report. The study demonstrates how ...

Parents With Degrees Give Their Children Significant Advantage in Math

Children of parents with a degree are almost a year of schooling ahead in math by the age 11 than peers whose parents have just GCSEs, a new study has ...

Autism Risk Estimated at 3 to 5 Percent for Children Whose Parents Have a Sibling With Autism

Roughly 3 to 5 percent of children with an aunt or uncle with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can also be expected to have ASD, compared to about 1.5 percent of children in the general population, ...

Children With Autism Face Higher Risk of Eating Disorders, Study Finds

Children with autistic traits are more likely than their peers to develop an eating disorder, according to a new ...

Presence of Spouse Alters How Parents' Brains React to Children Stimuli

A study has revealed how the physical presence of spouses who are co-parenting can alter each other's brain ...

Sleep Difficulties Linked to Altered Brain Development in Infants Who Later Develop Autism

New research finds that sleep problems in a baby's first 12 months may not only precede an autism diagnosis, but also may be associated with altered growth trajectory in a key part of the brain, ...

No Link Between Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure and Autism, New Review of Studies Shows

A mother's use of antidepressants during pregnancy does not appear to increase her child's risk for autism, according to a new ...

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