Pediatrics

More than one-third of children sleep less than recommended

(HealthDay)—Overall, 34.9 percent of children aged 4 months to 17 years sleep less than recommended for their age, according to research published in the Sept. 24 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Handling back-to-school anxiety in a pandemic

Back-to-school jitters are normal every fall. But as families prepare for the beginning of the 2021–22 school year, these run-of-the-mill worries are colliding with fresh uncertainties about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Pediatrics

Parents often don't use child car seats in ride-share

A national survey of parents revealed that most parents who used ride-share services did so with their children, but only half of the respondents reported that children who were 8 years or younger traveled in the recommended ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Working memory can help tailor educational development

Imagine a 7-year-old and a college student both take a break from their virtual classes to get a drink of water. When they return, the 7-year-old has difficulty restarting the assignment, while the college student resumes ...

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