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April 2, 2018There can be lifelong psychological and social implications from being bullied for being heavy as a child. New research describes what this looks like for middle and high school youth.
ICYMI March 2018: Vacant Lots and Crime Rates, Gender Bias in Academic Publishing, Young Children and Political Protests, Digital Sexual Activity and Teens, and more
March 29, 2018Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from March 2018.
Community’s Reluctance to Report Signs of Child Abuse is Harming Children—Here’s How We Can Do Better
March 26, 2018While it may be difficult to understand why bystanders failed to report the signs of child abuse in such an egregious case, a number of factors contribute to a general reluctance to intervene in abuse situations of all kinds and severity. Here's how we can do better.