Pediatrics

Why do some kids take bigger risks than others?

Some kids are risk-takers. Others tend to play it safe. Are these differences simply based on personality, or do children's environments help shape their willingness to take a gamble?

Obstetrics & gynaecology

'Glass baby' makes future parents think before they drink

A hard-hitting awareness campaign on the dangers of drinking during pregnancy successfully increased concerns about unborn babies' exposure to alcohol and discouraged women from drinking while pregnant.

Health

Juvenile detention menu creates appetite for change

A study of food served in a youth detention center in South Australia gives insights into the place diet and menu choices make in improving or reducing their incarceration experience.

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