Psychology & Psychiatry

Good grades? It's all in who you know

(PhysOrg.com) -- Enrichment classes, after-school activities, tutoring, not to mention the gentle prodding of parents — all may count in giving a child that extra academic edge. But parents still puzzle over what the right ...

Health

Mother's milk: What determines breastfeeding rates in the UK?

Ethnicity and number of previous births are factors that can predict the length of time a woman will breastfeed her child. A new study published in the open access journal BMC Pediatrics has examined the effects of maternal ...

Health

Race origins and health disparites

Much is often said about the glaring statistics showing that some racial and ethnic minorities face greater risks than whites when it comes to health.

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