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Teens and Sleep, High Blood Pressure in Kids, Breastfeeding Dificulties, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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Researchers Find Dads Often Having Fun While Moms Work Around the House

Researchers from Ohio State and UNC Charlotte found that three months after the birth of their first child, on days when couples were not working, men were most often relaxing while women did housework or child care.

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Understanding Wildfire Spread

Check out how UNC Charlotte is studying wildfire spread in this video featuring researchers from the Lee College of Engineering.

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Hispanic Children in Immigrant Families Exposed to Fewer Adverse Experiences Than Those in U.S.-Native Families, New Study Finds

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A new study of national survey information gathered on more than 12,000 Hispanic children from immigrant and U.S.-native families found that although they experience more poverty, those from immigrant families reported fewer exposures to such adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) as parental divorce and scenes of violence.

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Leaf Raking: Avoid Pain and Injury This Fall with These Tips

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Why Is My Basement Wall Cracked?

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Basement walls crack for a variety of reasons. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) October 1 Soils Matter blog post explains how they form—and which ones to be wary of.

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School, Health and Behavior Suffer When Children Have TV, Video Games in Bedroom

A new Iowa State University study is one of the first to demonstrate the consequences of allowing children to have a TV or video game system in their bedroom. Researchers found children did not do as well in school and were at greater risk for obesity and video game addiction.

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Midlife Depression May Stem From Tension with Mothers and Siblings

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Relationships with our mothers and siblings continue to have an effect on our well-being, particularly at midlife. A new study led by an Iowa State University researcher found that tension with our mothers and siblings is associated with symptoms of depression.

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Researchers Document Changes in Teenage Parenthood

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The U.S. birth rate hasn’t changed for two generations of teenage girls, but other aspects of young parenthood are shifting, especially regarding young fathers, according to new Indiana University research.







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