Tag Archives: children

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

Bangladesh widow serving life term of a convict who promised to look after her children

Chattogram Fourth Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Shariful Alam Bhuiyan on Tuesday ordered that the case be sent to the High Court. The judge is convinced that Minu Akter, who has been in jail for nearly three years, is not the convict, said Omar Fuad, a bench assistant of the court. Judge Shariful took the decision… Read More »

Essential Reads: Evidence-Based Interventions for Depressed Mothers and Their Young Children

In a given year, about 10% of mothers in the United States experience a major depressive episode (MDE).  Roughly translated, this means about 1 in 10 children is exposed to maternal depression each year (Ertel et al, 2011).  While much attention has focused on postpartum depression, which affects about 10% to 15% of women, mothers… Read More »