The effects of our earliest experiences
It turned into cost containment, says Stanford expert Paul Wise.
Alan Guttmacher, director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development, outlines the health issues facing children.
Researchers are exploring the notion that many "adult-onset" conditions are rooted in our earliest exposures and experiences.
A mom and two doctors talk about the decisions they've faced in caring for babies born between 22 and 25 weeks of pregnancy.
Researchers have found that treating kids' peanut allergy with oral immunotherapy changes the DNA of their immune cells. The finding could help determine who needs continued therapy and who can stop treatment.
In a recent study, one-on-one tutoring helped third graders with high math anxiety by altering the fear circuits in their brain.
A young neurosurgeon with metastatic lung cancer contemplates the fluid nature of time, and how to bid farewell to his infant daughter. "Words," he writes, "have a longevity I do not."
In some circles, they're known as the "butterfly children" — kids with a severe blistering disease that makes their skin too fragile to touch. Meet one who would prefer to be called a dragonfly.
Neuroscientists and anesthesiologists are tackling an area previously claimed only by philosophers: consciousness. The research could lead to more precise assessments of patients who appear to be in comas, and to the development of better anesthetics.
It was the correct diagnosis. The correct treatment. There was no surgical error. And yet somehow, the veteran surgeon who makes a living with her hands woke up partially paralyzed. Already she thinks, Will I still be able to operate? Already she thinks, What am I if I’m not a surgeon?