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By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sam Lane
The pandemic created disruption and family stress that may have lasting effects on young children’s social and emotional development.
By Leah Gullet, Kaiser Health News
A Save the Children report released Tuesday found that children in the most disadvantaged counties die at rates up to five times of children elsewhere in the same state.
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press
Researchers are trying to better understand the biology of stress and its impact on child health. Now, data suggests those connections may form as early as the womb, with studies indicating frequent and prolonged adversity for pregnant women can affect…
By Stephanie Sy
This disparity emerged even though the profession has grown by 21 percent, according to a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics.
By Laura Santhanam
By Hari Sreenivasan
November marks the 50th anniversary of public television’s “Sesame Street," a cultural landmark widely praised for its approach to children’s programming. But beyond the songs and fun, "Sesame Street" does some serious work for those in need, providing special support…
By Jim Davies, The Conversation
A cognitive scientist explains why you shouldn't fret if your kids are starting to doubt Santa’s magic.
By Fedor Kossakovski
Mothers across languages change the timbre of their voice in similar ways when they speak to babies, Princeton University neuroscientists reported today.
By Lora Strum
Dr. Nathan Chomilo will join NewsHour science producer Nsikan Akpan for a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th to talk about the risks of mobile device usage by children.
By Nsikan Akpan
Children who spent more time with hand-held screens were more likely to exhibit signs of an expressive speech delay, according to a new study from Toronto.
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