Food allergies are common among American kids, with nearly one-third of U.S. school nurses reporting at least one severe reaction to food among their students in the last school year, a new survey finds.
TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 -- Food allergies are common among American kids, with nearly one-third of U.S. school nurses reporting at least one severe reaction to food among their students in the last school year, a new survey finds.
But the survey, of more than 200 school nurses nationwide, also uncovered some good news.
FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 -- High school is a major milestone in a teen's life.
And, while kids want their independence, it's important to stay involved at this crucial juncture, say experts from the University of Pittsburgh. The reason: good parenting has academic, behavioral and emotional benefits for teens.
FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2018 -- Some of the 17 people killed Wednesday in the senseless Florida school shooting might have survived if their bleeding could have been stopped in time, experts say.
Noting that it takes only 5 to 10 minutes for a gunshot victim to bleed to death, the American College of Surgeons has long pushed a nationwide program to train teachers simple but effective means of halting blood loss.
MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 -- It's said that a positive attitude can help kids do better in math. Now, a new study shows how that connection adds up in the brain.
"Attitude is really important," said lead author Lang Chen, a postdoctoral scholar in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University. "Based on our data, the unique contribution of positive attitude to math achievement is as large as the contribution from IQ."