Health

Study examines prevalence of screening for social needs

A new study from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, published this week in JAMA Network Open, finds that most U.S. physician practices and hospitals report screening patients for at least one ...

Pediatrics

Multiple anesthesia exposures affect learning and attention

(HealthDay)—Children with multiple exposures to anesthesia before age 3 are more likely to develop adverse outcomes related to learning and attention, according to a recent study published in Anesthesiology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Latino teens who care for others reap academic benefits

According to the Pew Research Center, Latino teens remain at high risk for poor academic outcomes. They drop out of high school at higher rates of compared to blacks, whites and Asians and they lag other groups in obtaining ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Attention problems in early childhood can have lasting impact

Children with attention problems in early childhood were 40 percent less likely to graduate from high school, says a new study from Duke University that examines how early childhood characteristics affect academic performance.

Neuroscience

Exploring the links between epilepsy surgery and academic outcomes

A new study by a University of Toronto Mississauga researcher has taken the first-ever look at the academic outcomes of children with epilepsy who have had brain surgery, and found that they have a higher chance of struggling ...

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