NEW YORK — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House…
By Jennifer Hijazi
In “Fable of the Pack-Saddle Child,” a poet imagines how a child who's been neglected and abused finds escape in her own mind.
You might have seen the recent headlines about what’s happening to migrant children who cross the U.S. border without legal documents. Amna Nawaz explains what we really know about minors who have been separated from their parents, or who arrive…
In Yemen, some of the most vulnerable victims are the 2 million children on the brink of starvation, or those who lost limbs during the fighting. In Aden, many children have been fit with prosthetic limbs, but with rudimentary materials…
Helping children with autism make small steps toward overcoming hurdles in public life requires shifting some of the burden, says Whitney Ellenby, a mom to a son with autism. That means parents need to educate others by disclosing a child’s…
By Larisa Epatko
For weeks during brief cease-fires in the volatile rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus, few Syrians left. That all changed this week as thousands escaping Syrian government bombings left by foot with the only belongings they could carry.
By Dr. Nadine Burke Harris
More than 34 million American children have had at least one adverse childhood experience like abuse or neglect. We need every medical professional in this country to be equipped with the right tools for universal screening.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Congress failed to approve long-term funds for a program that provides health insurance for nearly 9 million low-income children.
Millions of Chinese workers have poured into urban centers as their economy booms. But opportunity has come with costs for their children, home alone in rural areas without parental care. Nearly 9 million so-called “left-behind” children see their parents only…
By Larisa Epatko
For a child, a cancer diagnosis can be the stuff of nightmares. So doctors in Russia have started using a doll to demonstrate treatments, answer questions and try to ease fears.
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