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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 childbearing varies across US women in 3 charts

Caroline Sten Hartnett, University of South Carolina Falling U.S. fertility rates have been making headlines. These reports tend to focus on a single measure: the average...

Fathers forgotten when it comes to services to help them be...

Joyce Y. Lee, University of Michigan and Shawna J. Lee, University of Michigan Fathers have a significant impact on their children’s well-being – an impact...

Baby bust: 5 charts show how expensive it is to have...

Heidi Steinour, University of South Florida Today, roughly one in five women in the U.S. doesn’t have children. Thanks in part to this decline in...

When a mom feels depressed, her baby’s cells might feel it...

Benjamin W. Nelson, University of Oregon; Heidemarie Laurent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Nick Allen, University of Oregon An estimated 1 in 9 women...

Abortion freedom of speech battle heading to the Supreme Court

Robert A. Sedler, Wayne State University Whether you’re for abortion or against – can the state force you to say anything about it? What about...

Why today’s teens aren’t in any hurry to grow up

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University Teens aren’t what they used to be. The teen pregnancy rate has reached an all-time low. Fewer teens are...

Using the placenta to understand how complex organs evolve

Considering how different they look from the outside, it might be surprising that all vertebrates – animals with a backbone – share...

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When it comes to Ebola, how much risk is too much?

By Catherine Womack, Bridgewater State University Taking care of sick people has always involved personal risk. From plague to tuberculosis to smallpox to SARS, health-care...