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Article ID: 713186

Risk of suicide attempt by children doubles if parent uses opioids

University of Chicago Medical Center

In a tale of two epidemics, researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Pittsburgh found that children of parents who use opioids have an increased risk of attempting suicide.

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20-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712873

Nearly 1 in 5 Parents Say Their Child Never Wears a Helmet While Riding a Bike

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a new national poll finds.

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15-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712949

How a new father views his relationship with his partner How a new father views his relationship with his partner

Ohio State University

A new father’s views on his changing relationship with his wife or partner may depend in part on how much support he feels from her when he is caring for their baby, a new study suggests.

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15-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712666

Young Adults Distressed by Labels of Narcissism, Entitlement

PLOS

Regardless of labels’ accuracy, new findings reveal their unpleasant effects

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9-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712925

International Panel of Experts Explain How Digital Media Affects Developing Minds

Stony Brook University

On Thursday May 16, a group of international experts will make up a panel at Stony Brook University that tackles the question: What effect is digital media having on the brain and even body development of children?

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15-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712654

New Study Shows Toddlers Are Great at Getting the Conversation Started

Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

Conversation is an important part of what makes us human. Previous research has shown that children begin to develop this skill at a young age. While many assume that mothers instigate communication with their children, new research suggests that children are the ones who get the conversation started. “I was surprised that kids were drivers of conversation,” said Mark VanDam, who will present his team’s research findings at the 177th ASA Meeting, May 13-17.

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10-May-2019 11:15 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712588

Want to Expand Your Toddler’s Vocabulary? Find Another Child

Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

Children glean all kinds of information from the people around them. In particular, children mimic and learn speech patterns from their family. Previous work has shown that infants attend selectively to their mother’s voice over another female’s voice. But new research suggests that children learn new words best from other children. Yuanyuan Wang will present research findings from a collaborative work with Amanda Seidl from Purdue University at the 177th ASA Meeting, May 13-17.

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10-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 712774

Swimming Safety for the Summer Season

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Temperatures are heating up in the Las Vegas valley, which means more people are heading to the pool. And while swimming is a great form of physical activity for all ages and a good way to beat the heat, safety should always remain an important priority — especially for young children. UNLV School of Public Health professor Jennifer Pharr has led multiple studies related to swimming safety, including an investigation of youth swimming skills and method of instruction.

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13-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712701

Could Locking All Household Guns Reduce Youth Suicides, Unintentional Firearm Deaths?

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

An increase in the number of firearm owners who live with children who lock up all their household guns could be associated with a reduction in youth firearm deaths by suicide and unintentional injury.

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10-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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