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CBD and genetic testing provide hope for ‘intractable’ epilepsy in children

Isabel Derera, Tufts University It can start with a vacant stare, what appear to be muscle twitches or a full-blown seizure. But no matter how...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

Joel Segel, Pennsylvania State University; Douglas L. Leslie, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Zajac, Pennsylvania State University; Max Crowley, Pennsylvania State University, and Paul L....

Will children in your state get the support they need? It...

Heather L. Hanna, Mississippi State University The first three years of a child’s life are the most crucial for brain development. In fact, children raised...

Why parents should think twice about tracking apps for their kids

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now...

The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

Heidi Steinour, University of South Florida The cost of having children in the U.S. has climbed exponentially since the 1960s. So it’s no wonder the...

How where you’re born influences the person you become

Samuel Putnam, Bowdoin College and Masha A. Gartstein, Washington State University As early as the fifth century, the Greek philosopher Thucydides contrasted the self-control and...

What’s behind the dramatic rise in 3-generation households?

Natasha Pilkauskas, University of Michigan In a recent study, I discovered that the number of kids living with their parents and grandparents – in what...

Sexual assault among adolescents: 6 facts

David Finkelhor, University of New Hampshire and Ateret Gewirtz-Meydan, University of New Hampshire Christine Blasey Ford’s account of allegedly being sexually assaulted by Supreme Court...

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Cuba: notes from a frequent visitor

By Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University As an historian who grew up in the Caribbean and who has been researching and traveling to Cuba since it...