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Article ID: 716070

August is Kids Eat Right Month™

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

August is Kids Eat Right Month™, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and their families.

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18-Jul-2019 6:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 715997

The “Chicago Parent Program” Proves as Effective in Reducing Children’s Behavior Problems as Nationally-Renowned “Parent-Child Interaction Therapy”

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing suggests that the Chicago Parent Program, a group-based parent management training (PMT) program developed by JHSON faculty Deborah Gross, is just as effective in decreasing child behavior problems as is Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)—often considered the “gold standard” among PMT programs.

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18-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 715889

Marijuana use may not make parents more ‘chill’

Ohio State University

Sorry, marijuana moms and dads: Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline your children. A study of California parents found that current marijuana users administered more discipline techniques of all kinds to their children on average.

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17-Jul-2019 6:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 715868

'Harsh parenting' might alter kids' brains

Universite de Montreal

Children who are routinely disciplined could be adversely affected right into their teenage years, according to Canadian researchers.

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16-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 715840

Study shows parent/teen conversations can improve driver safety

University of Iowa

A new University of Iowa study finds that teenagers who drive cars equipped with onboard monitoring systems have fewer accidents when they have conversations with their parents about safe driving when the system flags an unsafe driving situation.

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15-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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    12-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 715608

Pre-Term Babies Are Less Likely to Form Romantic Relationships in Adulthood

University of Warwick

Adults who were born pre-term (under 37 weeks gestation) are less likely to have a romantic relationship, a sexual partner and experience parenthood than those born full term.

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11-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 715571

UCI child neurologist Dr. Tallie Z. Baram is awarded $15 million Conte Center grant

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., July 10, 2019 — The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded Dr. Tallie Z. Baram of the University of California, Irvine a five-year, $15 million Silvio O. Conte Center grant. The funding will allow her interdisciplinary team to continue studying how unpredictable parental and environmental signals influence an infant’s vulnerability later in life to cognitive and emotional problems, such as risky behaviors, addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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10-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715507

Men Who Avoid Teen Parenthood Through Partners Use of Abortion Gain Long-Term Economic Benefits First of Its Kind Study Says

University of Utah

Studies have shown an association between adolescent girls access to abortion services to end an unplanned and unwanted pregnancy and subsequent educational attainment, avoidance of bad relationships and socioeconomic status. Now, a first of its kind study by a team of University of Utah researchers shows the girls teenage male partners also have higher educational attainment if they avoid becoming a parent through the use of abortion.

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9-Jul-2019 4:40 PM EDT

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