Do Children Have Unique Human Rights?

Do Children Have Unique Human Rights?

But this technicality does not excuse the United States from recognizing that all children, whatever their race and whether or not they are citizens of our country, have an inalienable human right to live with their families and to be treated humanely and kindly as befits their vulnerability.

Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car Seat is Risky

Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car Seat is Risky

Over a decade, nearly 12,000 babies in the United States died while sleeping -- about 3% of them while in an "infant sitting device," such as a car seat, stroller, swing or infant seat, according to the study of U.S. National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention data.

Do American Parents Overreport Symptoms of ADHD?

Do American Parents Overreport Symptoms of ADHD?

A study published last week in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology found that parents in Australia and the United States were more likely than parents in Norway and Sweden to report ADHD symptoms in their young children.

Hope Solo reveals she had miscarriage with twins: 'I was hours from dying'

Hope Solo reveals she had miscarriage with twins: 'I was hours from dying'

In 2018, soccer star Hope Solo was running for president of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) when she suffered a miscarriage while pregnant with twins. "The doctor said I was hours from dying," Solo, 37, told Elle.

Falls Are Increasingly Lethal for Older Americans

Falls Are Increasingly Lethal for Older Americans

"As the United States population continues to age, we can expect more deaths from falls," said researcher Robin Lee, an epidemiologist at the Injury Center of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Half-Price Version of Humalog Insulin Available

Half-Price Version of Humalog Insulin Available

A half-price version of Humalog insulin is now available in the United States, Eli Lilly said Wednesday. The company's generic version of its Humalog U-100 is being sold under the chemical name insulin lispro, the Associated Press reported.

When Children Say #MeToo

When Children Say #MeToo

The truth is, less than 1% of child sexual abuse allegations are later found to be intentionally false reports (United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2018).

Hot and Bothered: Does Heat Make People Aggressive?

Hot and Bothered: Does Heat Make People Aggressive?

During the 1960s, the civil disturbances and riots that raged throughout the United States during the summer months gave rise to the journalistic expression “long hot summer.” This phrase reflected the common belief that hot weather made people behave aggressively and that the amount of violence was closely related to the temperature.

How Climate Change Is Influenced by Our Psychology

How Climate Change Is Influenced by Our Psychology

In this book, I critique the worldview of the United States and argue that climate change is fundamentally caused by a psychological misrepresentation of ourselves and the world around us.

Bookmakers ‘Convinced’ Meghan, Harry’s Royal Baby Already Arrived

Bookmakers ‘Convinced’ Meghan, Harry’s Royal Baby Already Arrived

“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very grateful for the goodwill they have received from people throughout the United Kingdom and around the world as they prepare to welcome their baby,” Buckingham Palace wrote in a statement on April 11.

The Best 12 Unpaid Weeks of My Life - An Ode to New Dads and Saving $$$

The Best 12 Unpaid Weeks of My Life - An Ode to New Dads and Saving $$$

If you’re an expecting dad employed in the United States of America, I want you to know how it is possible for you to spend 12 glorious weeks away from work to bond with your newborn child.

The United States Must Not Knowingly Traumatize Children

The United States Must Not Knowingly Traumatize Children

Such a policy risk causing long-lasting psychological harm and may result in lifelong struggles with depression , anxiety , anger , substance abuse , post-traumatic stress disorder , physical illness and suicide , to name a few.

Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America's Schoolkids

Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America's Schoolkids

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Gun-related deaths among school-age children in the United States are increasing at alarming rates, researchers report. Researchers also found statistically significant increases in gun-related deaths among black children aged 5-14, starting in 2013.

The United States Imposed Laws on Bullies, But is That Enough?

The United States Imposed Laws on Bullies, But is That Enough?

These laws intend to ensure children feel safe in their educational environment – free from harassment and discrimination. These laws intend to ensure children feel safe in their educational environment – free from harassment and discrimination.

The Vatican Global Conference on Clergy Sexual Abuse

The Vatican Global Conference on Clergy Sexual Abuse

4. Clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church is down significantly since the mid 1980’s and new known cases after 2002 in the United States are typically less than a dozen per year nationally.

To Prevent Mass Shootings, Believe the Women

To Prevent Mass Shootings, Believe the Women

Hence the mantra of the movement: “Believe the Women.” Preventing mass shootings requires much of our society: early intervention and proactive measures concerning those with mental illness in both schools and workplaces; a better understanding of legal options available to authoritative figures when red flags surface; more funding for mental health programs, especially community-based housing options; and an easing of state and federal privacy laws that keep families from participating in treatment and discharge plans and processes.

U.S. fertility rate continues 7-year decline

U.S. fertility rate continues 7-year decline

Egg freezing: NBC's Morgan Radford explores fertility frontier The trend seen in the United States is also seen in much of the developed world, including Western Europe, said Dr. John Rowe, a professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

Psychology Can Help You Get Your Head Around the Wall Debate

Psychology Can Help You Get Your Head Around the Wall Debate

Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Evidence that we live in world increasingly divided by fortifications comes from investigations such as a study and chapter entitled Gated Communities and Crime in the United States , published in the Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology, from Oxford University Press .

Help for the Psychiatric Ward

Help for the Psychiatric Ward

(An IMD is defined as an inpatient facility, with more than 16 beds, in which the majority of patients are diagnosed with a severe mental illness.) In other words, if a Medicaid-eligible person with serious mental illness is treated in a community outpatient setting, or in a nursing home, the state receives federal matching funds to help pay for their care.

Stress, Sadness Really Can Break Your Heart

Stress, Sadness Really Can Break Your Heart

That’s what happened to Joanie Simpson, 63, who had broken heart syndrome 2 years ago after the death of her beloved Yorkshire terrier, Meha. More than 6,200 cases of broken heart syndrome were reported in 2012 in the United States, up from about 300 in 2006, says Dhoble.

The Second Middle Age

The Second Middle Age

As a result, he undertook an ambitious project: a series of in-depth interviews with men and women across the United States in the midst of their Second Middle Age. According to Shapiro’s findings, even given their great differences, people who find the most meaning and happiness in this stage may have at least one thing in common: They shift how they think about time.

The Children's Place recalls infant snowsuits because of choking hazard

The Children's Place recalls infant snowsuits because of choking hazard

The danger comes from metal snaps on the outfit that can detach, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Snaps on these snowsuits can detach, according to the recall notice by The Children's Place and the federal government.

Is There a Right to Grieve?

Is There a Right to Grieve?

In the United States and many other societies, these grieving rules limit grief to the deaths of family members. And, individuals may experience, express and adapt to loss in many ways, some outside of the grieving rules.

How to help immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border

How to help immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border

American authorities used tear gas and pepper spray on hundreds of migrants who tried to enter the United States from Mexico on the Sunday after Thanksgiving at the border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico.

Cancer Bell Ringing Angers Some Who Can Only Watch

Cancer Bell Ringing Angers Some Who Can Only Watch

Oct. 15, 2018 -- Bell-ringing ceremonies to mark the end of a cancer treatment are now widespread at cancer clinics around the United States.