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Mothers give more than they receive when family struck by major illness

Iowa State researcher Megan Gilligan says mothers are put in a vulnerable position when caring for a seriously ill adult child. Photo ...

The Cinderella effect: child injury in stepfamilies

Cuts, bruises and broken bones – kids are always hurting themselves. But does the structure of a family impact the likelihood of ...

Study finds little improvement in mortality rate for extremely preterm infants since 2000

About 500,000 babies are born premature in the United States each year, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Those infants, born before 37 weeks of gestation, will likely deal with the threat of numerous complications or even death. ... Full story

Pulmonary Hypertension: A Growing Problem in U.S. Children

New study documents rising rate and costs of hospitalization for pediatric pulmonary hypertension ... Full story

Emergency Department triage of children points to need for better training: study

Emergency Department triage of children points to need for better training: study ... Full story

Five tips for parental guilt

Do you ever feel guilty about your parenting? UQ Triple P Innovation Precinct Head Mr John Pickering shares his top tips on dealing with parental guilt. ... Full story

Marriage equality would benefit children, not harm them

Same-sex couples with children have a particularly high preference for being married, underpinned by a desire for acceptance and security, researchers from The University of Queensland have said. ... Full story

Kids, teens win when mental health providers team with pediatricians, family doctors, UCLA study finds

First meta-analysis of integrated care for youth validates the increasingly popular approach ... Full story

Punishing a Child Is Effective If Done Correctly

Some children need consequences to succeed, psychologists say ... Full story

Even Moderate Picky Eating Can Have Negative Effects on Children’s Health

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - DURHAM, N.C. -- Picky eating among children is a common but burdensome problem that can result in poor nutrition for kids, family conflict, and frustrated parents. ... Full story

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