An estimated 603.7 million adults and 107.7 million children worldwide were obese in 2015, according to new estimates published in The New England Journal of Medicine. China and the U.S. had the highest number of obese adults.
Foster care children are more likely to have an incarcerated parent, be exposed to violence and live with someone with a mental illness than other types of children, including low-income kids and those raised by single mothers.
A new study looks at how special education students and students who are learning English spend the summer. Researchers want to understand why some children forget what they learned while they are away from school.
Millions of fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those behind in child support see their kids less often, work fewer weeks a year and are more likely to have kids with multiple partners.