Education News

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2/8/2017
Harsh Parenting Can Backfire With Bad Behavior From Teens

Early sex, stealing and dropping out of school are some of the consequences, study contends

2/3/2017
U.S. Doctors Trained Overseas Have Slightly Better Patient Outcomes

Study showed they have lower death rates for people covered by Medicare

1/30/2017
Chronic Bullying Can Show Up in Report Cards

Study found students who were teased for years got lower grades

1/23/2017
When College Kids Surf the Web in Class, Grades Fall

Study finds the habit hurts academics, and supports the notion of leaving laptops at home

1/18/2017
Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies

Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

1/16/2017
Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out of School

Most agree those with diarrhea should stay home, but about half would send a child who had thrown up

1/9/2017
Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns

1/5/2017
Kids With Concussion Need Vision Check Before Return to School

Lingering eye problems linked to poorer academic performance

12/19/2016
Life After Juvenile Detention Isn't Easy, Especially for Minorities

Only 1 in 5 males was working or in school full-time 12 years later, study reveals

12/7/2016
Tighter Gun Control Laws Linked to Fewer School Shootings in U.S.

Study also found that states that spent more money on mental health care, education saw less violence

12/6/2016
Medical School Can Be an Emotional Pressure-Cooker

Yet many students fail to seek the help they need to deal with the stress, study finds

12/2/2016
Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School

Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role

11/21/2016
Fewer Americans Suffering From Dementia, Study Finds

Rates have dropped over last decade, and better education might be one reason why

11/11/2016
Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows

Researchers say producers are missing a chance to teach viewers how to head off foodborne illnesses

11/10/2016
Live Fish at School May Reel in Future Scientists: Study

Watching them develop teaches kids about biology, improves their attitude towards science, research finds

11/7/2016
Few States Have Plans for Kids Returning to Class After Concussion

Students need an appropriate return to mental work, doctors say

11/3/2016
Got a Moody Teen? Lack of Sleep May Not Be the Culprit

Rather, adolescents' nocturnal tendencies a mismatch for early school start times, sleep specialist says

10/19/2016
National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare

Since starting to offer more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, consumption of fat, salt dropped

10/18/2016
Cost Keeps Many Kids From School Sports, Other Activities

Poor children missing out on valuable pursuits, survey finds

10/16/2016
1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey

And nearly half say they are food insecure

10/4/2016
Pre-K Program Helps Low-Income Kids Succeed in School

Family-centered intervention counters stresses of poverty, researchers say

10/2/2016
Making Friends 101: What Works for College Freshmen

Emotional skills will help build lasting friendships, whereas narcissism turns people off, study finds

9/23/2016
Tips for Avoiding Back-to-School Germs, Illnesses

If kids do get sick, make sure they're fever-free for 24 hours before returning to class

9/19/2016
Healthy Diet May Be Key to Kids' Reading Skills

More fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains linked to higher test scores in study

9/19/2016
2 of 3 Parents Want Schools to Expand Health Education

Survey shows many want kids to be taught about managing stress, depression and bullying

9/19/2016
For College Freshmen, Four-Legged Friends Chase Away Homesickness

Dog therapy helps boost students' life satisfaction, researchers say

9/13/2016
Many Teens Give Sex Ed a Failing Grade

International study finds courses often out of touch, too clinical

9/5/2016
Coping With College Stress

Parents can help make the transition easier for new students

8/19/2016
Think Safety When Picking, Packing School Backpacks

Heavy, unbalanced loads can cause injury that is easy to avoid, experts say

8/14/2016
Surviving Freshman Year 101

Avoid fast food and excess partying, and make the library your home away from home

8/12/2016
Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

8/11/2016
How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year

Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

7/20/2016
Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

6/25/2016
Hovering Parents May Harm Kids

Study found too much pressure for good grades raised risk for anxiety, depression

6/23/2016
Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes

Protocols help get students used to the heat during preseason practice

6/22/2016
Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That

Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

6/22/2016
Behavior Woes Hamper Boys More Than Girls in School: Study

They were more likely to be held back, punished, although they also were more likely to have issues

6/16/2016
Doctors' Group Backs Later School Start Times

New policy aims to tackle sleep deprivation among teens

6/5/2016
For Refugee Children, Support Breeds Success

Study sees 'potential to perform just as well as their peers'

5/25/2016
'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade

Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives, researchers say

5/25/2016
Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move

The more times a family changed homes, the worse kids performed in math, reading, study found

5/23/2016
Too Many Advanced Cancer Patients Lack Info About Their Disease

In study, just 1 in 20 terminally ill people understood their prognosis, researchers say

5/23/2016
At Least 1 Full-Time Nurse Per School, Pediatric Group Recommends

Children's health needs are increasingly complex, requiring more time and expert care

5/20/2016
Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries

Study suggests need for 'return-to-learn' guidelines

5/20/2016
Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts

What works for other college students doesn't work for those in Greek organizations, study finds

5/11/2016
Do Genes Help Determine Your Education Level?

Perhaps, but social and environmental factors have greater influence, researchers say

4/29/2016
E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

4/21/2016
Eating Disorders Seem More Common in Schools Where Girls Predominate

And schools with kids from more educated parents also had higher rates, study found

4/8/2016
Schools in Most States Skimp on Phys Ed, Study Finds

Only Oregon and D.C. require recommended amount of physical activity; many states withhold it or use it as punishment

4/8/2016
Better Sleep May Boost Young Students' Grades

Elementary school program designed to improve sleep habits led to improved report cards, study found