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Curious Kids

Why does a leap year have 366 days?

Leap Day is coming. Marvin Samuel Tolentino Pineda/iStock, via Getty images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d …
Bhagya Subrayan, Purdue University, The Conversation
Monday, February 19

Why do people and animals need to breathe? A biologist explains why you need a constant source of oxygen

All living things need oxygen, except for some bacteria and a few tiny animals that don’t. You might be surprised to learn how many ways there are to get oxygen – breathing is only one of them. Curious Kids is a series for children of all …

Christina S. Baer, Binghamton University, State University of New York, The Conversation
Thursday, February 8
Kids & Family

The rising prevalence of type 1 diabetes in minority populations

(BPT) - Sponsored by SanofiAriel (Lawrence) Sarpeh was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes right before her 16th birthday — a realization she describes as being both intimidating and …
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5 ways to help improve your child's well-being

(BPT) - Does it seem like your kids are busier and more stressed than ever? With an average school day of seven hours and two hours of homework on top of that, a jam-packed schedule of …
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Know as They Grow: How birth defects affect each stage of life

(Family Features) Birth defects, structural changes that affect one or more parts of the body, are the leading cause of infant mortality. To help improve the lives of people living with birth defects, consider this information.

Monday, January 15

How to Protect Your Family from Tornadoes

(Family Features) Capable of destroying buildings, uprooting trees and sending dangerous debris flying, tornadoes are rotating columns of air that extend from the base of thunderstorms to the ground.

Monday, November 13, 2023

5 Tips to Keep Kids Healthy During the Holidays

(Family Features) Keeping children and their families healthy during the holidays should be a priority for everyone. Consider these five tips to keep in mind throughout the holidays.

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
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The most common mental health diagnoses among teens in the US

Sandstone Care analyzed data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to examine mental health disorders in U.S. teens.
Ali Hickerson, Data Work By Elena Cox
Thursday, February 22

'Short burst' tutoring in literacy shows promise for young readers

The 74 looks at a 'short burst' tutoring model that combines one-on-one instruction with computer-based activities, while being less costly than other tutoring programs.
Linda Jacobson - The 74
Wednesday, February 7
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