Parents of teenagers' friends can have as much effect on the teens' substance use as their own parents, according to a new study.
The trend of educated women to remain childless is changing, a recent study suggests.
Nearly a third of American workers get less than six hours of sleep per night, a new CDC study reported. The study was published in the April 26 issue of its journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Training physicians in mindfulness meditation and communication skills can enhance the quality of primary care for both practitioners and their patients, according to a new study.
Math teachers are biased toward their white male students, according to a new study.
A customized web-based decision guide about prevention options can help women at high risk of breast cancer to make a choice about prevention and to feel comfortable with their choice.
Even toddlers have a tendency to follow the crowd, according to a new study.
Race continues to be an important factor in determining who receives out-of-school suspension and expulsion, and that racial disparities in school discipline are most likely due more to school characteristics than to the characteristics of behaviors or students, according to a new study.
'Coming out' as gay, lesbian or bisexual may be good for your health, particularly when parental support is involved.
Dynamics of online bullying are different from those of traditional bullying, requiring specific interventions, according to a new study.
For children with dyslexia, the trouble begins even before they start reading and for reasons that don't necessarily reflect other language skills. That's according to a report published online on April 5 in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, that for the first time reveals a causal connection between early problems with visual attention and a later diagnosis of dyslexia
The neighborhoods in which children and adolescents live and spend their time play a role in whether or not they eat a healthy diet, get enough exercise or become obese, concludes a collection of studies in a special theme issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
New research reveals the surprising economics behind the high U.S. teen birth rates, and why Texas teens are giving birth at triple the rate of Massachusetts youth: high income inequality and low opportunity cost.
Public schools in the United States are making "little progress" in expanding instruction in how to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, a new federal study concluded.
In a discovery that could help instructors better teach deaf children, a team of University of Chicago researchers has found that a gesture-sign mismatch made while explaining a math problem suggests that a deaf child is experiencing a teachable moment.