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The evidence also shows that children placed in foster care are comparatively less affected than those who remain institutionalized.

On February 24th celebrate literacy for World Read Aloud Day.
Resilience is a skill that children learn through nurturing, experts told a AAAS audience.
Wider teen access to the drug is at issue, given concerns about its impacts on the developing brain.

Diagnoses of mental illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia spike in adolescence and early adulthood, but researchers may one day be able to identify children at higher risk and prevent later onset, a leading neuroscientist said at a AAAS Capitol Hill briefing.

Drugs that help premature babies strengthen their lungs can also impair brain development even at low doses, reports a new study in the journal Science Translational Medicine. This study brings new knowledge to the table that could help doctors and parents make more informed decisions on how to treat preemies.