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Child neglect linked to teen pregnancy

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Child neglect linked to teen pregnancy Child neglect linked to teen pregnancy Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Children who experience neglect are seven times more likely than other abuse victims to have a teen pregnancy say University of Queensland researchers. A study of the long-term impact of child abuse and neglect …

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    Many child abuse cases may be going unreported during pandemic

    Many child abuse cases may be going unreported during pandemic

    Many child abuse cases may be going unreported during pandemic Many child abuse cases may be going unreported during pandemic by Robin Foster and E.j. Mundell, Healthday Reporters (HealthDay)—Child abuse reports have plunged during the coronavirus pandemic, a troubling sign that the constraints of social distancing may mean thousands of …

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      Help your child cope with back-to-school jitters

      Help your child cope with back-to-school jitters

      Help your child cope with back-to-school jitters Help your child cope with back-to-school jitters (HealthDay)—Back-to-school season can be a time of stress for many kids—even in the best of times. But pandemic fears add to the anxiety many kids will experience with the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, according …

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        Melatonin linked to improved brain function in child concussion

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        Melatonin linked to improved brain function in child concussion Melatonin linked to improved brain function in child concussion Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Melatonin could improve brain functions related to sleep quality in children recovering from concussion, according to a University of Queensland study. Using the latest brain mapping techniques, researchers …

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          Child developmental vulnerability up with maternal depression

          Child developmental vulnerability up with maternal depression

          Child developmental vulnerability up with maternal depression Child developmental vulnerability up with maternal depression (HealthDay)—Children exposed to maternal depression have an increased risk for developmental vulnerability at school entry, with stronger associations for exposure to maternal depression before age 1 year and between ages 4 and 5 years, according to …

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            Child disability can reduce educational outcomes for older siblings

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            Child disability can reduce educational outcomes for older siblings Child disability can reduce educational outcomes for older siblings Credit: CC0 Public Domain A recent paper published in The Economic Journal indicates that, in families with disabled children, the second born child is more adversely affected cognitively than the first-born child. …

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