Fewer babies were born in Flint, Mich., during the lead-poisoning crisis from the water supply. Expect an impact over the next decade.
Puerto Rico took a direct hit from Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm at the time. It’s been downgraded, but the entire island is without power.
An earthquake that struck near Mexico City on Tuesday killed more than 200 people, including about 30 children at a school.
Puerto Rico is in the direct path of Hurricane Maria, expected to be the strongest storm to hit the island in about 85 years.
Turkish children will not learn about Darwin’s evolution theories in high school biology classes starting next year, as the country redoes its curriculum.
The feds have renewed a $100 million grant to nine researchers who are looking into how to help children who are on the autism spectrum.
Hurricane Irma is breaking records as it rakes Florida, leaves Caribbean destruction and starvation in its wake, and settles down as it heads north.
If you live near farms, avoiding pesticides may not be possible, but that increases the risk your children will develop autism. Try folic acid.
Eating disorders affect about 30 million in the US, mostly young adults. There’s a stigma that goes with them, but biology (genetics) may be at the root.
Biodiversity is being lost in recent decades as species become extinct. Yet ecosystems that have higher biodiversity tend to survive better in our changing climate.