Can a father’s past stressors impact his child’s brain development?

November 30, 2020

It’s been long understood that a mother’s health and life before pregnancy can have an impact on her offspring’s development. An investigation offers some insight into how a father’s early life stress can alter his offspring’s brain development.

Families still planning to gather for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020

Despite public health agencies warning against gathering for Thanksgiving, many families are still planning to do so. A new poll offers some insight on why parents still plan to gather and what they are doing to try to keep everyone safe.

Examining the efficacy of BMI “report cards”

November 20, 2020

Screening children for their body mass index (BMI) and sending “report cards” to parents has been suggested as an intervention to combat childhood obesity. Are they really as effective as some think?