Research Reveals: Toddlers & Preschoolers

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Soldiers' Children Often Face Long Term Psychological Issues, Study Shows

Ongoing wars taken a psychological toll on children. Credit: Majid Saeedi, Getty Images They used to call it "battle fatigue" -- the ps...Ongoing wars take a psychological toll on children.

Parents Quit Smoking (For Awhile) When Kids Have Surgery

Kicking the habit is hard, even when you're doing it for kids. Credit:Noel Celis, Getty Images Parents who smoke are more likely to qui...Kicking the habit is hard, even when you're doing it for kids.

Fight Fat Even in Toddlers, Report Warns

Credit: Keith Brofsky, Getty WASHINGTON (AP) - A food pyramid just for the under-2 set? Contrary to popular belief, children don't usua...Contrary to popular belief, children don't usually outgrow their baby fat.

Kids Play Within Their Ethnic Groups, but Make Others Welcome

Children are willing to make accommodations to let insiders into their group. Credit: Getty Images "A boy like that will give you sorro...Study reveals how well kids, left on their own, interact among ethnic groups.

A Child Dies Every Five Days in Kiddie Pools, Study Shows

Credit: Getty Images COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The first U.S. study on child drownings in portable pools finds that a child dies every five...The first U.S. study on child drownings in portable pools finds that a child dies every five days in such a pool during warm-weather months.

Typing is Fine, but Handwriting Makes its Mark When it Comes to Learning

Research shows that handwriting increases brain activity. Credit: Getty Images Sure, typing is a skill kids need to learn earlier and e...Putting pen to paper can help students do better in school, researchers find.

Medicaid Kids are Denied Medical Care, Study Shows

Credit: Getty Images CHICAGO (AP) - Children on public insurance are being denied treatment by doctors at much higher rates than those ...Children on public insurance are being denied treatment by doctors at much higher rates than those with private coverage.

A Little Time Apart Can Shield Toddlers from Mom's Depression

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If mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy.
Fortunately, research has discovered a way to keep toddler's from gett...
Study recommends formal child care to give mother and child "time out."

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