Tag Archives: children

Viewpoints: It May Be Expensive To Buy Insulin But It Is Cheap To Buy A Senator; Plight Of Children Far More Important Than Warren, Sanders Spat

Opinion writers tackle these and other health issues. Boston Globe: Forget Medicare For All — Americans Are Being Overcharged For Health Care In sharp contrast to how German legislators behave, despite drug prices in the United States rising 139 percent between 2000 and 2016, Congress continues to forbid the Department of Health and Human Services… Read More »

Pence: ‘Of course’ migrant children should have toothbrushes, blankets and medicine – CNN

Pence responded to footage of a Department of Justice attorney arguing that “there’s fair reason to find that those things may be part of safe and sanitary,” before a judge states, “Not may be, are a part.” CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Pence during “State of the Union” on Sunday, “Aren’t toothbrushes and blankets and medicine,… Read More »

Singing may improve hearing abilities of children with cochlear implants, study indicates

Singing is fun for any child, but for children with cochlear implants, it may help refine their hearing, particularly in noisy environments, according to a new study. Singing can strengthen the connectionsbetween hearing and speech. The study, published in the journal Music Perception, analyzed “speech-in-noise” skills in children with cochlear implants. Over about a year, the… Read More »

Viewpoints: The FDA Isn’t Up To The Task Of Reining In The Opioid Epidemic; The Downside Of Taking Children From Parents In Drug Treatment

Editorial writers weigh in on these and other health care topics. The Washington Post: This Is Why The Federal Government Has A Hard Time Regulating Prescription Opioids This past week, President Trump argued on national television that to end the opioid epidemic, Congress needed to fund the building of a wall at the United States’… Read More »

The better way to discipline children

It may be the toughest part of parenting: learning how to discipline children. As all parents know, or figure out, raising children isn’t just about feeding, changing diapers, sleepless nights, hemorrhaging bank accounts, or general chaos. It’s about raising them to be safe, kind, respectful, and productive human beings. The word “discipline” literally has its… Read More »