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Research Reveals: Big Kids
kids who ingest even small amounts of lead do worse later on in school tests than kids who stick to a strict lead-free diet. Credit: Getty ...Eat lead? Not such a good idea if your plans include college (and life).
2.6 percent of the children had autism -- more than two times the average rate reported in developed nations. Credit: AFP/Getty ...Researchers found 2.6 percent of the children studied had autism.
Books for kids show gender bias. Credit: Getty
It's hard to escape the boy's club -- even when it comes to books for kids.A new ...Children's books feature few Madelines, but plent of Babars.
Credit: Getty Images MIAMI (AP) - One in four children in the United States is being raised by a single parent - a percentage that has ...The percentage of kids being raised by a single parent is significantly higher in the U.S. than in other countries.
Black children with heart conditions have a greater chance of dying before age 5 than their white peers. Credit: Getty Images The ...Black children with heart conditions have a greater chance of dying before age 5 than their white peers.
Watch a video on how autism can be treated.Credit: Getty Images Moms of kids with autism usually try everything under the sun -- ...There's new guidance in the world of autism treatment: While medications can be a mixed bag, behavioral interventions can help -- a lot.
Watch a video on how to choose a car seat. Forget the first birthday car seat switcheroo. Infants and toddlers riding in forward-facing car seats ...The data on car seats tells a different story.