Psychology & Psychiatry

Violence on TV: Effects from age 3 can stretch into the teen years

Watching violent TV during the preschool years can lead to later risks of psychological and academic impairment by the summer before middle school starts, according to a new study led by Linda Pagani, a professor at Université ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When should you keep your child home from school?

Some parents and caregivers are asked, "Can I stay home from school?" by children on a daily basis, but knowing what's best in each case takes knowing the child, their symptoms and the situation. Dr. Tina Ardon, a Mayo Clinic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

The nation's top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.

Pediatrics

What's new this year for school lunches?

In the past, school cafeterias might have served as a source for more punchlines than nutrition. But lunch is a more dynamic and, these days, healthy part of students' lives than many people realize.

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