Children This section contains news on all matters especially concerning children, covering education and childhood health issues around the world. Find releases relating to developmental and educational research, and reports on children’s social issues, such as bullying, learning disabilities, poverty, and behavioral issues. Also included are stories on anti-smoking, alcohol and drug campaigns aimed at children and youth, and legislation regarding child welfare and protection.

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Aug 21, 2020, 20:36 ET California School Nutrition Association Joins With Representative Susan Davis Asking USDA for School Meal Relief

The California School Nutrition Association (CSNA) reached out to Rep. Susan Davis, Congresswoman from San Diego, to draft a letter to USDA Secretary ...


Aug 21, 2020, 16:56 ET Immunization Providers Need to Work Together to Increase Access to Lifesaving Childhood Vaccines

The leaders of 12 US pharmacy organizations today issued the following statement celebrating the U.S. Department of Human Services order this week...


Aug 21, 2020, 16:06 ET Country Music Artists to Headline #FarmON Benefit Concert Supporting 4-H

Viewers tuning into Farm Journal's #FarmON™ Benefit Concert at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, Aug. 27, will hear some of today's top voices in country music...


Aug 21, 2020, 15:30 ET AACC Honors Senator Roy Blunt for His Dedication to Improving Pediatric Medical Testing

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that...


Aug 21, 2020, 12:48 ET Internationally Recognized, Award Winning One Voice Children's Choir Releases First, Mid-Pandemic Music Video to Honor Essential Workers, Teachers, Parents and Everyday Heroes

One Voice Children's Choir (OVCC) a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, today honors essential workers, teachers, parents and all every-day heroes...


Aug 21, 2020, 12:30 ET Meredith Corporation Data Studio Reveals Insight Into How Parents Are Preparing For The Back-to-School Season

The Data Studio of Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP) – the leading multi-platform media company focused on women, reaching more than 190 million...


Aug 21, 2020, 10:49 ET Girl Scouts Launches Virtual Map Exploring State Parks in All 50 States

Today Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) launched a free virtual map of state park tours and activities from all 50 states so girls and their families...


Aug 21, 2020, 09:10 ET Fairmont Schools Receives Waiver and Is Cleared for Students to Return to Campus

Fairmont Schools, Orange County's oldest and largest independent school group, has been granted a waiver by county health authorities to reopen its...


Aug 20, 2020, 20:03 ET National PTA Names Recipients of $715K in Grants for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Today, National PTA announced the recipients of $715,000 in grants the association is distributing to over 100 PTAs across the country to help meet...


Aug 20, 2020, 16:02 ET School Psychologist and Advocate of SEL for Children, Dr. Teresa Busto Selected to Speak at Upcoming National Conference for New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP)

Dr. Teresa Busto (https://onsecond-thought.com/) recently announced that she has been invited to speak and present research at an upcoming October...


Aug 20, 2020, 15:34 ET World Book's Elearning Portfolio Inspires Educators, Parents And Students To Reimagine Learning

World Book, Inc., (www.worldbook.com) a leading publisher of digital learning solutions, nonfiction children's book series, and core reference, today ...


Aug 20, 2020, 14:17 ET Celebrating Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with virtual St. Jude Walk/Run for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

In celebration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, supporters of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® are lacing up their shoes to walk, run and...


Aug 20, 2020, 13:30 ET Boys & Girls Clubs of America Announces Youth of the Year Celebrations Are Going Virtual

Boys & Girls Clubs of America will host its 2020 Youth of the Year Celebrations virtually this fall, with the Pacific Youth of the Year event kicking ...


Aug 20, 2020, 13:29 ET Statement From Corey M. Stern Regarding Flint Michigan Settlement

The announcement of today's $600,000,000 settlement closes the first chapter for the residents of Flint, who were devastated by the Flint Water...


Aug 20, 2020, 13:24 ET Un estudio de los NIH sugiere que el uso de opioides está relacionado con la pérdida del embarazo y una menor probabilidad de concepción

Un estudio de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud sugiere que el uso de opioides entre las mujeres que intentan concebir puede estar relacionado con...


Aug 20, 2020, 13:09 ET NIH Study Suggests Opioid Use Linked to Pregnancy Loss, Lower Chance of Conception

Opioid use among women trying to conceive may be associated with a lower chance of pregnancy, suggests a National Institutes of Health study....


Aug 20, 2020, 12:49 ET Virtual, real-time, one-on-one literacy tutoring now available

Long-proven literacy solution Future Forward has expanded access to help more students improve literacy skills across the U.S. Future Forward serves...


Aug 20, 2020, 11:00 ET Stanford Children's Health Appoints New Chief of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation, and Regenerative Medicine

Physician-scientist Tanja Gruber, MD, PhD, has been appointed Division Chief of Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative...


Aug 20, 2020, 10:40 ET Inconsistencies in data presentation could harm efforts against COVID-19 and future outbreak preparedness

Since COVID-19 emerged late last year, there's been an enormous amount of research produced on this novel coronavirus disease. But the content...


Aug 20, 2020, 10:34 ET Fewer Serious Asthma Events Recorded in Philadelphia Area Following COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders

Philadelphia and its surrounding counties issued a series of "stay-at-home" orders on March 17, 2020 in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. In...


Aug 20, 2020, 10:23 ET Ultimate Camp-In Unites Families Across the Country Affected by Childhood Cancer

The summer tradition of attending camp offers children carefree experiences, while instilling a sense of adventure. A camping experience can be...


Aug 20, 2020, 09:24 ET Study Finds Signs of Altruism in People's COVID-19 Worries, Putting Concerns about Others First

When it comes to worrying about the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study demonstrates that people are more concerned about whether their family members...


Aug 20, 2020, 09:00 ET Crème de la Crème and National Jewish Health Collaborate to Protect Students and Staff

Crème de la Crème, a national premier child care, preschool, and after school provider, has selected National Jewish Health, the nation's leading...


Aug 20, 2020, 09:00 ET Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston announces Blue Labs to support virtual learning for back-to-school 2020-21 school year

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) announces comprehensive back-to-school programming to serve Club members and their families in five...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:49 ET The SPARBAR legends: Introducing Demee Koch, an advocate for conscious entrepreneurship and giving back

SPARBAR, the original pioneer of SPARBAR™ boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and fitness equipment, is excited to introduce Demee Koch as part of its...