Psychology & Psychiatry

Latino teens who care for others reap academic benefits

According to the Pew Research Center, Latino teens remain at high risk for poor academic outcomes. They drop out of high school at higher rates of compared to blacks, whites and Asians and they lag other groups in obtaining ...

Overweight & Obesity

Childhood obesity is linked to poverty and parenting style

In 2013, 42 million infants and young children worldwide were overweight or obese. If current trends continue, that number will increase to 70 million by 2025, according to the World Heath Organization.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Genes play key role in parenting

Scientists have presented the most conclusive evidence yet that genes play a significant role in parenting.

Health

Ruling with an iron fist could make your child pack on pounds

If you're rigid with rules and skimpy on affection and dialogue with your kids, they have a greater chance of being obese, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology & Prevention/Nutrition, ...

Attention deficit disorders

New parenting program benefits ADHD children

A new program for treating the emotional health of mothers of children with ADHD has shown significant benefits for the children themselves, finds a new study by University of Maryland researchers. The program combines treatment ...

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