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Reducing childhood poverty’s toxic effects

Poverty can make it difficult for children to succeed, both as kids and as adults, according to Scott Delaney, a doctoral student at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Delaney is examining how to reduce the negative…

Childhood adversity disproportionately affects minority groups

A large national study has found that adverse experiences in childhood, such as parental separation or divorce, child abuse, or domestic violence, are common across the U.S. But these experiences are more prevalent among minority groups, including people…

Protecting children from the trauma of gun violence, racism

The nation’s pediatricians are launching new efforts to help their young patients avoid being traumatized by gun violence and racism. In July 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued recommendations to shield children from media violence, and…