Immunology

Nearly one in five parents of food-allergic children are bullied

Parents of children with food allergies find their children are often bullied by classmates, as well as parents of other children and teachers. A new study being presented at this year's virtual American College of Allergy, ...

Vaccination

Parental enthusiasm for teens' COVID-19 vaccines is waning

After an initial wave of enthusiasm among parents to have their children vaccinated against COVID-19, there has been a noticeable uptick in parental resistance since June that is contributing to a slowing of the teen vaccination ...

Health

Michelle Obama challenges kids with lunch contest

(AP)—Children from across the nation will rub elbows with Michelle Obama and dine off fine china in the East Room of the White House this summer as part of a contest to promote healthy eating.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do white parents talk about race?

As conversations about race and institutional racism sweep through the nation, Jamie Abaied, an associate professor in UVM's Psychological Science Department, has been examining how parents—particularly white parents—continue ...

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