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One form of domestic abuse involves a parent breaking their child’s connection with the other parent. Mikhail Seleznev/iStock/Getty Images Plus

When parents turn children into weapons, everybody loses

Some parents engage in domestic abuse by influencing their children to fear, dislike or distrust their other parent. What happens next is a cascade of losses.
Millions of U.S. children ages 5-11 have already received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images

COVID-19 vaccines for the youngest children may be inching closer to authorization – a pediatrician explains how they’re being tested

Moderna will ask the FDA to allow emergency use for its vaccine in children as young as 6 months, a step many parents have been anticipating.
Exposure to adverse childhood experiences, as well as disparities in social determinants of health, can significantly affect development and health in children. (Shutterstock)

How health care can respond to the lifelong impact of adverse childhood experiences

Adverse childhood experiences like abuse, neglect and dysfunction at home may not seem like primarily medical problems, but they have significant and enduring impact on physical and mental health.
A 41-year-old man presses his palms against the window of a train as he says goodbye to his five-year-old daughter as she leaves for Lviv at the Kyiv station on March 4, 2022. He was staying behind to fight Russian forces. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Family separations in Ukraine highlight the importance of children’s rights

Policies and programs to address war-induced displacement in Ukraine must explicitly take into account the rights of children, including the best interests of the child.

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