Kids

Connecting to families and friends who live far away

2018-12-10T21:22:16+00:00

By Richard Asa, Special to Tribune Newspapers According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans move a lot: About 45 million did in 2010. That's as if nearly everyone in Spain moved in one year. Of the people who moved, 6.7 million had lived in a different state the year before, the Census Bureau reports. The point, [...]

Connecting to families and friends who live far away2018-12-10T21:22:16+00:00

Roots of Empathy: Can Babies Heal Bullies?

2018-05-10T15:33:15+00:00

Can spending time with a baby prevent bullying? One school program, Roots of Empathy, brings babies and their moms into classrooms. And research suggests that participating classrooms show a reduction in bullying and aggressive behavior. Is it really just that simple? What is the exact nature of the Roots of Empathy program, and how can we reproduce these [...]

Roots of Empathy: Can Babies Heal Bullies?2018-05-10T15:33:15+00:00

Why pediatricians are ‘on the front line’ for depression and anxiety among teens

2018-05-10T15:33:58+00:00

By Lois M. Collins SALT LAKE CITY — A pediatrician may be the care provider best equipped to identify adolescents who struggle with depression so they can begin receiving treatment, according to new guidelines published this week by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Estimates place the number of youths who experience depression during adolescence at 1 [...]

Why pediatricians are ‘on the front line’ for depression and anxiety among teens2018-05-10T15:33:58+00:00