A relatively affordable remediation process can remove lead from unregulated battery recycling, but isn't as good at getting it out of children's bodies.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~9 min
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Most children need to provide immunization records to attend school, but many summer camps, which draw in 14 million children a year, don't require them.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~4 min
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A common brain disorder, Chiari 1 malformation, is four times more likely among children with large heads, research finds.
Dec. 30, 2020 • ~8 min
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Cyberbullying, depression, and unhealthy habits rank in the top worries parents have for their kids, but there are racial differences in the lists, too.
Dec. 21, 2020 • ~9 min
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The child welfare system in the US often targets poor families for unnecessary investigations or child removals, the author of a new book argues.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~10 min
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New findings suggest a way to measure children's exposure to a class of chemicals called SVOCs by checking out their gut microbiomes.
Dec. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
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"Despite the fact that we know that violence against adolescent girls increases in humanitarian settings, this remains an under-researched and underfunded area of intervention."
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~5 min
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