Health

US to revise cigarette warning labels (Update)

The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.

Medical research

Molecular imaging finds hurdle for smokers' vaccine

Researchers have yet again been sent back to the drawing board in the development of the much-sought-after vaccination for smokers, which would hypothetically inhibit the action of nicotine and its pleasure-producing chemical ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'I don't want to pick!' Preschoolers know when they aren't sure

Children as young as 3 years old know when they are not sure about a decision, and can use that uncertainty to guide decision making, according to new research from the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, ...

Pediatrics

How do children draw themselves? It depends who's looking

It's the archetypal child's drawing—family, pet, maybe a house and garden, and the child themselves. Yet how do children represent themselves in their drawings, and does this representation alter according to who will look ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Drawing pictures can be key tool in investigations of child abuse

Is a picture worth only a thousand words? According to Dr. Carmit Katz of Tel Aviv University's Bob Shapell School of Social Work, illustrations by children can be a critical tool in forensic investigations of child abuse.

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