Targeting kids with a weight loss app could perpetuate body image issues and lead to disordered eating. Yes, childhood obesity is a problem – but we must tread carefully when delivering solutions.
Children as young as eight or nine could be taught in a more adult, analytical way.
Clicker training and treats aren't the way to raise a healthy and happy child.
The UK is facing a population crisis with birth rates at an all-time low.
The real cost of footballs transfer markets: how fake agents traffic African boys with dreams of playing in Europe’s biggest leagues.
The timing of puberty can influence a child's bone strength throughout adolescence and into early adulthood.
How much homework kids should do is a subject of great debate.
Firearms are the second leading cause of death among US children and adolescents.
This is how to design schools for autistic children.
State governments are leading the charge against opioid makers over their role in the epidemic. A team of researchers at Penn State examined just how much the crisis has cost them.
With Congress rebuffing efforts to cut benefits, the White House is trying to change the rules.
Obesity crisis: pizza, pastries, chips, donuts, cookies, hot dogs, and burgers – just your average school lunch.
About 470,000 children in the US have epilepsy. Promising advances are being made in the field of epilepsy treatment for children.
An estimated 500,000 Rohingya children, refugees from Myanmar, are growing up in Bangladesh in overcrowded camps with no access to formal education.
Excluding high earning dads from paid parental leave is not the answer.
In order to reach younger audiences, social media apps must get past the gatekeepers of preteen online engagement: the parents.
When it comes to reading, choosing the books your child reads, forcing them to read at certain times and asking them questions about their books are all big no nos.
Parenting: attachment is not, and has never been, the only way.
Between 2000 and 2015, the population of U.S. citizen minors living in Mexico more than doubled. Who are the kids living on the other side of the border?
A 15-year-old fleeing violence in El Salvador came to the US in 1985. Her immigration case sparked a Supreme Court decision that would affect how authorities treat children in detention.