Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert discusses keeping kids engaged in learning at home

With New York State schools shut down for the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus pandemic, parents with school-age children are now adding teaching to their list of parental duties.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Americans brace for new life of no school and growing dread

Millions of Americans braced for the week ahead with no school for their children for many days to come, no clue how to effectively do their jobs without child care, and a growing sense of dread about how to stay safe and ...

Pediatrics

Toddlers' screentime linked to activity levels as five-year-olds

Children aged two to three who spend more than three hours a day viewing screens such as tablets and televisions (TVs) grow up to be less physically active at age 5.5 years, compared to children who used screens for an hour ...

Surgery

Prenatal surgery yields lasting benefits for myelomeningocele

(HealthDay)—For myelomeningocele, prenatal surgery does not improve adaptive behavior but is associated with improved mobility and independent functioning in school-aged children, according to a study published online Jan. ...

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