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Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Kids who get a half-hour of sunshine daily have significantly lower risk of IBD later in life

Here's another reason to get your kids outside every day: a new study finds that children who spend at least a half-hour a day in the sunshine have a significantly reduced risk for developing either inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) later in life.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Serving Water With School Lunches Could Save Billions, Lower Obesity Rate

A new study that replacing sugary drinks with water in school lunches could help prevent over half a million from becoming obese and save America billions.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Vigorous Activity During Childhood Cuts Heart Disease Risk Later In Life - Study Finds

There are plenty of immediate and short-term benefits for children who regularly play sports, but a recent study shows that physically fit children may have the healthiest hearts during their adult years. 

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The Evidence on Kids, Sleep, and School Start Times | Psychology Today

Science demonstrates that when young people begin puberty, their biological clocks shift. But school start times don't follow suit.