Reduced lead exposure has made us smarter and healthier. Could changes in regulatory agencies across North America endanger this?
Islamic State systematically militarised the education systems of captured Iraqi and Syrian territory to turn the region’s children into ideological timebombs.
Some experts fret that the US birthrate is on the decline. That might not be so surprising, when the cost of having children in the US has grown exponentially since the 1960s.
These professional entertainers are trained and paid to go round hospitals cheer up children with music and laughter.
Most men, women and children in Canada exceed the tolerable upper limits of salt for their bodies. Consumers need to understand how much salt is too much -- to avoid hypertension and heart disease.
It's not just how characters look. How they talk and the role they play have a profound impact on kids, who are quick to categorize characters as 'good' or 'bad' based on superficial qualities.
How does the two-child policy in China impact women's equality? Do women have the ability to stop when they no longer want more children?
A recent report suggests reception classes should spend less time playing and more time focusing on literacy and mathematics.
Social media platforms can identify children who are most interested in or vulnerable to junk food and its advertising.
The law around 'sexting' needs to be overhauled as the way young people communicate changes and evolves.
Tokophobia is a pathological fear of pregnancy and can lead to avoidance of childbirth.
While politicians argue endlessly over gun control, here are 10 practical ways the rest of us can work to prevent school shootings.
Whether as soldiers, suicide bombers or human shields, children are an increasingly common sight on the battlefield.
Children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder should be offered extra support at school.
Sarcasm can alienate and discriminate.
Parents only want the best for their children, but caring for the environment doesn't happen overnight.
The limited and skewed portrayal of autism means it is often
misrepresented rather than represented in fiction.
Research shows that for children, the most important aspect of school life are the relationships they build with their friends and teachers.
Fixing facial birth defects helps a child's optimal growth. But collaboration is needed if developing countries are to increase access to reconstructive surgery.
A robust and enforceable code is needed for online services to design sites and apps in a way that is appropriate for different age groups.