RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A new commission is starting to study the pros and cons of the math and English language targets for North Carolina’s public school students. The Academic Standards Review Commission on Monday […]
A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.
General Assembly researchers say North Carolina could do a better job training health care providers and watching how prescription drugs are consumed to help reduce the growing number of unintentional overdoses.
A recent study suggests that the compulsion experienced by young adults to use the Internet is not unlike drug addiction.
During a neuroscience study conducted at Duke University Medical Center, two monkeys were able to control robotic arms using only their thoughts.
Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.
Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.
Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.
The findings of a new study indicate that a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions might prevent the premature deaths of millions of people.
As playgrounds grow crowded with children and parents enjoying spring temperatures, pediatricians are advising caretakers against the practice of sliding down slides with children in their laps.