A new paper quantifies the amount of household instability U.S. children experience over the course of their childhoods. A key source of instability: siblings, stepsiblings and other relatives.
This research roundup looks at the effects of screen time on children’s health.
About half of the 7.7 million kids in the U.S. with depression, anxiety and ADHD don’t receive the help they need, according to new research.
Teen boys from low-income neighborhoods in Pittsburgh were less likely to have perpetuated violence if they had goals and hope for the future.
Offering families financial assistance to purchase food in the summer improved school-aged children’s food security by 20 percent and boosted the quality of their diets.
Having a garden at school might influence whether vegetables are available to children at home, a forthcoming study finds.
This updated collection of research looks at how mandatory school uniforms impact student achievement, attendance and behavior as well as the presence of gangs in public schools.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
Lead exposure in childhood is linked to antisocial behavior in adolescence, suggests a new study published in Criminology.
Death after surgery is more than twice as likely for black children than white children. New models indicate differing risk factors.