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The Truth About Vaccines

There’s a lot of vaccine misinformation out there, but the truth is that vaccines are safe and effective — and they save lives

End-of-Life Conversations Can Be Hard, but Your Loved Ones Will Thank You

While 90% of adults say that talking to their loved ones about their end-of-life wishes is important, only 27% have actually had these conversations

Why Kids Shouldn’t Eat Added Sugar Before They Turn 2, According to a Nutritional Epidemiologist

Foods and beverages high in added sugars provide a lot of calories but not a lot of nutrients

Love Conquers All: My Journey as the Mother of a Transgender Daughter

My daughter came out as transgender at the age of 14. Since then, our entire family transitioned alongside her — and we’re now closer than ever.

Mourning After Mass Shootings Isn’t Enough – a Sociologist Argues That Society’s Messages About Masculinity Need to Change

Many mass shooting-suicides that occur when troubled boys and men turn to guns are far too similar to one another

Most school shooters get their guns from home – and during the pandemic, the number of firearms in households with teenagers went up

In the three months from March through May 2021, an estimated 2.1 million firearms were purchased – a 64.3% increase in the expected volume

I’m an Infectious Disease Doctor. Yes, I’m Vaccinating Our 5-Year-Old Against Covid-19. Here Is Why You Should Too.

The risk of children getting very sick or dying with Covid-19 is low, but the relative risk of severe outcomes and death that kids face when they acquire Covid-19 is extremely high

The FDA Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 to 11 – a Pediatrician Explains How the Drug Was Tested for Safety and Efficacy

For many parents, the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine authorization for younger kids can't come soon enough

‘Down to My Last Diaper’: The Anxiety of Parenting in Poverty

One in every three American families cannot afford enough diapers to keep their infants and toddlers clean, dry and healthy. For many parents, that leads to wrenching choices: diapers, food or rent?

Children With Disabilities Face Special Back-to-School Challenges

Roughly 7 million U.S. children and young adults with special needs face learning challenges due to the pandemic

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Facebook Has Known for a Year and a Half That Instagram Is Bad for Teens Despite Claiming Otherwise – Here Are the Harms Researchers Have Been Documenting for Years

Studies consistently show that the more often teens use Instagram, the worse their overall well-being, self-esteem, life satisfaction, mood and body image

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Women Face Motherhood Penalty in STEM Careers Long Before They Actually Become Mothers

Study finds that women in Ph.D STEM programs are often told they have to choose between family and career

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What Young Kids Say Worked – and Didn’t Work – for Them During Virtual Learning

Some children liked being able to move from room to room, while others felt more confined to their desks at home

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