Multiple childhood vaccinations do not have the knock-on effects many anti-vaxxers fear.
Growing access to postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) in Vietnam has seen rabies cases decline 82% from 1994-2016—but some pregnant and breastfeeding women still avoid it, with deadly consequences.
Bolivia’s president Evo Morales argues that children have the right to work. In 2014 he lowered the minimum working age for children from 14 to 10 at home. At 12 children can work for others.Child labor is an economic lifeline for many families in Bolivia, where 850,000…
Do those violin lessons improve your child’s brain development? What about sports and sleep?In the largest study of its kind, researchers from 21 institutions are looking to answer these questions once and for all with a massive data hive showing how a range of behaviors…
Somalia’s government is detaining and torturing children linked to the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab, according to a Human Rights Watch report released yesterday.
Despite overall improvements in infant health, startling numbers of infants in West and Central Africa don’t make it past their first month.
A YouTube video challenging the benefits of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, by filmmaker Joan Shenton, demonstrates why film has become a choice tool for vaccine critics.
Nestlé’s baby formula products are lacking, well, a formula, according to an investigation into the infant milk megabrand that found inconsistencies in its products, and called on Nestlé to review its range ensure its science is up to date.
Automated tools used to quickly screen and score families for neglect and abuse have been embraced, promising more efficient use of data and resources, writes Virginia Eubanks in a published book excerpt.
In Mexico, where incarcerated mothers often keep their children with them, the practice draws mixed reviews.In one facility near Chihuahua City, around 10% of mothers—many of whom landed there as accessories to cartel crimes—are allowed to bring their children inside.