Kids' Health News

Prematurity does not ncrease risk for dyscalculia

Developmental psychologist says more standardised diagnostic criteria are needed, general cognitive impairments have to be taken into accountPreterm children do not suffer from dyscalculia more...

Ways to find your happy place when stressed

There's sad news in the study of happiness.Rest assured, there is a happy ending, though.UC's Keith King (at right) studied college students' levels of perceived happiness.

Child abuse data collection needs consistent parameters

The incidence of child maltreatment may have been inaccurately reported due to inconsistency in the data from child protection agencies and variations in legislation from state to state, according...

Aiming for a generation free of HIV-1

In light of the recent news that HIV has been detected in the Mississippi baby previously thought to have been cured of the disease, researchers are assessing how to help those born to HIV-infected...

Segregated schools detrimental for first graders

A groundbreaking study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has found that African-American students in first grade experience smaller gains in reading when they attend segregated...

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