FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 -- A lack of exercise puts kids at risk for very adult problems, like obesity and diabetes.
Now there's also research that links exercise to their cognitive development and achievement in school. Turns out that physical activity gives the young brain needed boosts, according to a study published in Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development.
TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 -- For college students stressed out at exam time, a new study suggests there is a simple way to improve their mental health -- mindfulness training.
Mindfulness is an ancient practice that has gained some popularity among those feeling rushed by the often hectic pace of modern life. It involves being focused on the present, what you're thinking and feeling, as well as what's happening around you -- so-called living in the moment.
MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 -- Bullied teens are twice as likely to take weapons such as guns or knives to school, a new study reveals.
Three factors were linked to greater odds of high school students carrying a weapon during school hours: fighting at school; being threatened or injured at school; and skipping school out of fear for their safety.