Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Worldwide lockdown hardens as Spain sees deadliest day

Tightened lockdowns across the planet saw nearly half of humanity told to stay at home in a bid to stem the spiralling coronavirus pandemic, as Spain recorded its deadliest day Tuesday and the United States braced for the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump ditches hopes of quick virus bounce-back for US

President Donald Trump on Sunday abandoned his timetable for life returning to normal in the United States, extending emergency coronavirus restrictions for another month, while Spain suffered its deadliest day.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As virus cases near 100,000, fear of 'devastation' for poor

The number of people infected with the new virus charged toward 100,000 Friday, with the global scare upending routines, threatening livelihoods and prompting quarantines in its spread.

Pediatrics

How going hungry affects children for their whole lives

Kerry Wright didn't feel hungry. Not in the way you might expect. Her tummy grumbled, yes, she could hear it. She just couldn't feel it. She called it "starvation mode". Wright, a mother of three living in Aberdeen, had hit ...

Health

It can take a village to feed hungry kids in schools

One in 6 American children faces hunger and 3 out of 4 teachers report regularly seeing hungry kids in their classrooms. In response, school meals make up a large fraction of federal food assistance.

Pediatrics

Disappointment about gifts is good for kids who have enough

Disappointment is a natural human emotion that occurs after a perceived failure. For our young children, this perceived failure can look like not getting the toy they wanted, not being invited to a classmate's birthday party ...

Health

Time and money—the biggest hurdles to healthy eating

Philippe Couillard, the freshly defeated Quebec premier, made headlines during the election campaign when he suggested a family of three —comprised of one adult and two adolescents —could feed themselves for $75 a week.

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