Child Development

Therapy dogs are effective in reducing some of the symptoms of ADHD in children. (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Could Dogs Be the Answer to ADHD

UCI Health child development specialist Sabrina E.B. Schuck — long concerned about the lack of treatments for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — decided to seek therapies besides medications to calm and help them focus.

Undetected vision problems can impact your child’s performance both in and out of the classroom. (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

How to Know If Your Child Needs Glasses

Undetected vision problems can impact your child’s performance both in and out of the classroom. Therefore, it’s important to understand eye health so you can recognize the signs that your child may have a vision problem and possibly need glasses. Johns…

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Could Dogs Be the Answer to ADHD

UCI Health child development specialist Sabrina E.B. Schuck — long concerned about the lack of treatments for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — decided to seek therapies besides medications to calm and…

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How to Know If Your Child Needs Glasses

Undetected vision problems can impact your child’s performance both in and out of the classroom. Therefore, it’s important to understand eye health so you can recognize the signs that your…

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Air Pollution Linked to Autism in China

Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to an increased risk of developing autism, according to a Monash University study of Chinese children during their first three years of life.…

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Understanding the Neuroscience of Binge Drinking

Binge drinking is never healthy, but the behavior brings the greatest risks for young adolescents. At Columbia, researchers are taking a different tack in studying binge drinking in mice to learn why…

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School’s Can Reduce Children’s Mental Health Problems

School-based services delivered by teachers and other school-based professionals can help reduce mental health problems in elementary-aged children, reports a study published in the March 2018 issue of the Journal of the American…

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Air Pollution Linked to Brain Abnormalities in Children

A new study performed in the Netherlands has linked exposure to residential air pollution during fetal life with brain abnormalities that may contribute to impaired cognitive function in school-age children. The study,…