Unsafe Neighborhoods Have Higher Levels of Child Abuse
MONDAY, Sept. 25, 2023 -- Having safer neighborhoods, where families feel less stress, can help prevent child abuse, according to new research that supports this long-suspected theory.
When parents feel higher levels of stress or hopelessness about...
In 22 U.S. States, More Than a Third of Adults Are Now Obese
FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2023 -- Obesity is on the rise across the United States.
In 22 states, 35% of adults or more were obese last year, new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show.
Just 10 years ago, there were no states...
Kids' ER Visits for Mental Health Crises Rise When School Term Begins
FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2023 -- While the start of the school year can give kids and teens the chance to reconnect with friends and enjoy school sports and activities, it can also trigger stressors that send many to the emergency room for mental health...