Kids Health

Writing and reading starts with children’s hands-on play

Perhaps evolution’s most wondrous manifestation is visible in the unparalleled elegance and versatility in the design of the human hand. The miracle of the hand-brain connection, a development that probably began about three or four million years ago, lies at the existential core of what it means to be human —that is, to have developed […]

Health Problems

Reading, math scores no different for children with T1DM

(HealthDay)—Standardized reading and mathematics scores do not differ significantly for public schoolchildren with and without type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Niels Skipper, Ph.D., from Aarhus University in Denmark, and colleagues conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study involving Danish public […]