Study Shows Childhood Emotional Abuse Linked to PTSD and Opioid Abuse...

Children who experience emotional abuse are more likely to struggle with post-traumatic stress and opioid misuse as adults, according to a new study by...

Autism Risk Linked to Women With Herpes During Pregnancy

A new study published in MSphere, the journal of the American Society for Microbiology, found that women who suffered from an active genital herpes...

Children’s Bill of Rights Fight in California Holds Significance for Nation

A Children’s Bill of Rights measure is slowly weaving its way into the California legislature, sparking heated discussions between those who see it as...

Bipartisan “Shame Act” Would Publish Names, Photos of Child-Sex Buyers

A bipartisan bill brought forth by Republican Rep. Ted Poe of Texas and Democrat Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York would give judges the...

Republicans Press Repeal of Gun-Free School Zones Act

A handful of Republicans have signed on to a bill that would repeal portions of the 1990 Gun-Free Schools Zones Act, saying the federally...

House OKs Bill to Put Tracking Devices on Autistic Children

It’s taken months, but a bill aimed at helping adults with dementia and Alzheimer’s who face risk of injury due to unaccompanied wandering –...

Calls Grow to End Corporal Punishments of Students

Education Secretary John B. King Jr., in a recent letter, called on schools across the nation to abolish corporal punishment of students—a decades-old disciplinary...

Hospitalizations for Opioid Poisonings in Youth Jump 165 Percent in 15...

A new study reveals the number of young children who were hospitalized from opioid poisonings more than doubled between 1997 and 2012. The study, published...

Streamlining Adoption: Uniformity Proposal Raises 10th Amendment Concerns

A House resolution aimed at speeding up and streamlining the adoption process through a federally reformed Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children is...

Election Day Dawns: A Snapshot of the Child-Related Policies of Donald...

Immigration, jobs, terrorism, and government-provided health care may have taken front and center on the campaign trail, but with Election Day approaching, polls tightening,...

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