There’s science behind what makes your favorite shows so hard to miss.
Sex sells, but are suggestive-marketing campaigns right for tweens and teens?
A new study seeks to clarify whether drug treatment of ADHD helps students improve their performance in school in the long run.
Preschool children aren’t getting enough time outdoors. Girls suffer most: they’re 16% less likely than boys to be taken outside to play by their parents.
Young girls are asking strangers on the Internet to weigh in on their looks. As one commenter writes, shouldn’t they be busy playing with dolls?
Thinking about getting your kid’s ears pierced? Why a reputable tattoo parlor may be safer than using the piercing gun at the mall.
As it does each year in advance of the G8 meeting, the United Nations released an update on Tuesday on its progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), a series of initiatives set forth in 2000 to improve conditions …
Mean kids, mothers tell their wounded young, behave that way because they have unhappy home lives, or feel inadequate, or don’t have enough friends or because they somehow lack empathy. But a new study suggests some mean kids …
Treatment for anorexia has traditionally focused on individual rehabilitation of the patient, often in a residential treatment center away from the family.
In a study of more than 3,000 12-year-old girls, a team of U.K. researchers found that eating large quantities of meat in early childhood was associated with a greater likelihood of beginning menstruation younger, the BBC reports. In fact, girls who ate the highest amount of meat — more than 8 portions per day by age 3, and more than …