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Newswise: 3 in 5 parents say their teen has been in a car with a distracted teen driver
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Article ID: 718689

3 in 5 parents say their teen has been in a car with a distracted teen driver

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

More than 1/2 of parents say their child has probably been in an unsafe situation as a passenger with a teen driver.

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9-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718926

How are we doing? Affordable tool measures parents’ perceptions of their child’s school

University at Buffalo

A team led by a University at Buffalo social work researcher has developed a new tool for measuring parents’ perceptions of how they engage with their children’s education. The tool also offers school administrators a quick, economical and efficient alternative to the often expensive and cumbersome measures currently available.

Released:
12-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718895

“Time-outs” not associated with long-term negative effects in children

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers find no differences in emotional and behavioral health between kids whose parents used time-outs and those who didn't.

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12-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Are Children Interested in Politics? University of Kentucky Researcher Provides Insight in New Study

Article ID: 718872

Are Children Interested in Politics? University of Kentucky Researcher Provides Insight in New Study

University of Kentucky

With the 2020 U.S. presidential election fast approaching, should the youngest members of society be engaged in the political discussion? Findings of a new collaborative study — conducted by researchers at the University of Kentucky, University of Kansas, University of Texas at Austin, Whitman College and University of Texas at Tyler — aim to answer that question by providing insight into children's reactions to the 2016 presidential election.

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12-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 718870

No Long-Term Negative Effects of "Time-Out" in Children, Study Finds

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Contrary to misleading reports in the media and online, the disciplinary strategy of "time-out" is not associated with increased behavior problems or other long-term negative effects in children, reports a study in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

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12-Sep-2019 8:25 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Four reasons to focus on family health and fitness

Article ID: 718827

The Medical Minute: Four reasons to focus on family health and fitness

Penn State Health

Many people think about ways to stay physically fit as individuals. But what about creating a health and fitness plan for the entire family?

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11-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718673

Children of anxious mothers twice as likely to have hyperactivity in adolescence

European College of Neuropsychopharmacology

A large study has shown that children of mothers who are anxious during pregnancy and in the first few years of the child's life have twice the risk of having hyperactivity symptoms at age 16. This work is being presented for the first time at the ECNP Congress in Copenhagen.

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9-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718562

Paid Family Leave Improves Vaccination Rates in Infants

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Parents who take paid family leave after the birth of a newborn are more likely to have their child vaccinated on time compared to those who do not, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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9-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

Article ID: 718588

Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Noelle Chesley says research isn't clear about the best ways for parents to monitor and regular their children's time using phones, computers and other communications technology.

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9-Sep-2019 8:35 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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