Pediatrics

Economic downturns may affect children's mental health

Research linking economic conditions and health often does not consider children's mental health problems. In a new Health Economics study, investigators found that U.S. children's mental health worsened as the economy weakened. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Do local employment conditions affect women's pregnancy intentions?

Economic conditions can shape the decisions that adults make about their families, such as whether and when to have children. A recent Journal of Marriage & Family analysis of US women aged 20 to 44 years found that higher ...

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