WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Being a class clown is something that humans likely inherited from their ape ancestors millions of years before the first banana-peel prank, a new study claims. Everyone’s seen kids tease one other, whether they’re poking, pulling hair or engaging in the time-old ritualContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Genes may have a strong influence over whether kids develop an eating disorder marked by extremely limited food choices, a new study finds. The study focused on a condition called avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID). It’s a relatively new diagnosis that describesContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Continuing a decades-long trend, the percentage of American women who’ve ever had a child declined again in the latest figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “A lower percentage of women aged 15 to 44 in 2015–2019 had ever hadContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many young U.S. adults are estranged from their parents, at least temporarily — with the father/child bond being especially fragile. Those are among the findings of a new national study that tracked thousands of parent-child relationships from the 1990s to recent years. ResearchersContinue Reading