Childhood trauma such as abuse, neighborhood violence or the death of a parent has been found to lead to dire health and social problems later in life. How can communities intervene to spare future generations the same pain and illness?…
By PBS NewsHour
Very young children who endure neglect, abuse and dysfunctional home lives go on to struggle as kindergartners, leaving them at risk for more difficult years as adolescents and adults, a new study finds.
By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News
Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Children living among rubbish and human waste are especially susceptible to diarrheal diseases and pneumonia, the top killers of children under 5 worldwide. In this photo essay from Reuters, photographers capture “playgrounds” built among landfills and junkyards, and children swimming…
By Ariel Min
Reading aloud gives young children a head start. Experts weighed-in on how pediatricians, policy makers, and child advocates can help.
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