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The figures in a recent BBC report on the abduction and selling of babies and children in China are shocking—even if it is happening in the world’s most populous country, with its seriously overstretched police force. The US State Department, which monitors what countries are doing to stop human trafficking, estimates the total of abducted babies is around 20,000...
Researchers suggest people getting Vivitrol shots may be more susceptible to a fatal overdose if they halt the regimen early and resume using opiates.
Meanwhile, Mississippi gets its first female senator.
A law meant to protect patients like mine was probably making him suffer more.
Children whose academic performance declined during their primary school years were more likely to be depressed as teenagers, a study has found.Children at risk of depression were identified as doing well in school at the age of seven, before falling behind and failing to meet their milestones i
The people in prison are the ones who are dumb enough to get caught. The ones we miss are the most cunning.
Remarks by Gordon L. Berlin, President, MDRC, at the National Summit on America’s Children, May 22, 2007.
The Church of England is “incapable of self-governance in the care of children”, the independent inquiry into child abuse was told yesterday. David Greenwood, a lawyer representing survivors, said that if it was a school “it would have been closed down a long time ago” as it was an “inappropriate
Without family carers, the health and social care system would collapse yet no one is addressing the growing number of older people without family to care for them, argues Kirsty Woodard
Experts warn about growing number of men in their 40s and 50s taking drugs to fight signs of ageing and boost sex drive
NOBODY in the courtroom looks glad to be there. Not the social worker, nor the barristers, nor the judge, and certainly not the mother with learning difficulties who is about to have her baby taken from her. She was neglected by her own mother, an alcoholic, and raised partly by foster carers.
The latest children in need statistics show that while more young people are being referred to social services, real help is dwindling
Children’s commissioner said figures including 500,000 getting care or support from the state were the ‘tip of the iceberg’
Daniel Lavelle, a journalism student, writes about the abuse and neglect he saw growing up in Britain’s care system
Studies reveal greater likelihood of attention disorders, shyness and anxiety in childhood and then adulthood for survivors with very low birth weight of 1kg
Posts about LGBTQ Issues written by Ben Spielberg
Nurse Alex Wubbels said part of the $500,000 settlement will be used to help lead a campaign to stop physical and verbal abuse of nurses on the job.
According to father and lawyer, Eran Shilo, "we can do it the easy way or the hard way."
Survey finds proportion of toddlers having story time fell by a fifth in five years
Prosecutors say one owner of "sober homes" and a rehab facility billed insurers more than $58 million.