Kids Are Increasingly Entering Foster Care Because Of Parental Drug Use
The proportion of children entering foster care due to parental substance abuse rose from 14% in 2000 to 36% in 2017.
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Rate of US kids seized from drug-addicted parents has DOUBLED since 2000
The opioid epidemic and drug addiction tears up whole US families. New Cornell and Harvard research found that 36% of kids put in foster care were taken from drug-addicted parents.
16 hours ago - Daily Mail
Parental Drug Use Enhance Child Foster Care Entries
Around one quarter of children were removed from homes because of parental drug use, according to a research letter.
22 hours ago - Medindia Health
New superbug tsar tells of her fear that children will grow up in a 'post-antibiotic apocalypse'
Professor Dame Sally Davies used her appointment as the UK's special envoy on antimicrobial resistance to urge leaders to sit up and tackle the looming drug crisis.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Maralixibat bile acid inhibitor enters phase 3 trial for pediatric PFIC
Mirum Pharmaceuticals dosed the first patient in a phase 3 trial of maralixibat, its lead drug candidate for the treatment of pediatric patients with progressive familial...
4 days ago - Healio
Aripiprazole Toxicity With a Biphasic Course of Somnolence
Introduction Aripiprazole is an atypical antipsychotic with partial agonism at dopamine and serotonin receptors. In pediatrics, it is approved to treat irritability associated...
5 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
What to know about guanfacine for the treatment of ADHD
Guanfacine is a nonstimulant drug option for the treatment of children with ADHD. A doctor may prescribe guanfacine if stimulant medications have been unsuccessful or have been...
6 days ago - Medical News Today
Researchers study cannabis dosage to reduce seizures in children with severe epilepsy
Medicinal cannabis oil containing both cannabidiol and a small amount of THC can reduce or end seizures in children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, a study by the...
7 days ago - News Medical
Evaluation of treatment response, drug resistance and HIV-1 variability among adolescents on first- and second-line antiretroviral therapy: a study protocol for a prospective observational study in the centre region of Cameroon
Sub-Saharan Africa alone has nine out of every 10 children living with HIV globally and monitoring in this setting remains suboptimal, even as these children grow older. With...
9 days ago - BMC - 2 articles
When Your Mom Is An Alcoholic
For the past few years, my relationship with my mother has been nonexistent. As long as I can remember, something has been off with her. As a child, I remember her spending a...
10 days ago - Scary Mommy
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Child Psychiatry Telephone Programs Help Improve Mental Health Services for Kids
Telephone access programs are one of the effective strategies to improve the proportion of kids who receive help for their mental health needs, finds a new study.
These Sound Machines With Almost 40,000 Reviews Sold Like Hot Cakes Today
Prime Day is just revving up, but we're starting to wind down after a long day of shopping. The one item we can't live without when the lights go out? A white noise sound...
Shake Your Money Maker And Save Big On These Tech Deals On Amazon Prime Day 2019
UPDATED: July 15, 2019, 10:49AM EST Amazon Prime Day is a big deal, and the two-day event of 2019 is bringing serious cuts to regular prices in the technology space. You know...
Obesity may Increase the Risk of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Increased pediatric multiple sclerosis risk is linked to obesity, finds a new study.
Meghan Markle is All Of Us Meeting Beyoncé At ‘The Lion King' Premiere
Meghan Markle met Beyoncé at the Lion King premiere, and our two queens are basically BFFs now So The Lion King just had its European premiere, which meant its insanely...
World Health Organization calls for a BAN on added sugar in baby foods
WHO Europe said sugar is a danger for babies' teeth and could lead to obesity after analysing thousands of products and finding high levels of sugar across the board.
One-year-old with leukaemia inspires 600 people to get swabbed to find her a...
Phoebe Ashfield was diagnosed in January. A stem cell transplant is her only option, but her parents are not a match. In one day, hundreds of strangers were tested in her...
It's Raining Amazon Prime Day Deals And These Are Our Favorites For Moms
UPDATED: July 15, 2019 The one thing moms like more than their own children are great freaking deals. From household essentials like paper towels to tools, makeup, and more...
I Cut My Best Friend Out Of My Life Without A Word
I was new to the city. I had moved just months earlier for a new job, the same story told by a million millennials every day. You move, you adjust, you make new friends. But as...
Coming Out As LGBTQ Isn't ‘Trendy'
It surely would seem that suddenly there's a wave of people coming out as part of the LGBTQ+ community. In the last few years, I've come out formally to my friends and family...