Current Children's Research and Policy News
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UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
UNLV child advocacy expert Amanda Haboush-Deloye examines the pandemic’s impact on abused youth, and how medical professionals and others can help reverse the trend in unreported cases.
Ninth annual check of state’s entering kindergartners showed more have health insurance, yet barriers to health care access still exist.
Annual survey shows the number of Silver State kindergarteners with health insurance has spiked to 92 percent.
Children's Research and Policy In The News
“Ialways tell people, it took 40 to 50 years to get where we are,” pediatrician Steven Shane said while discussing childhood and adult obesity in Nevada and throughout the U.S. “We can’t expect to turn the tide and get back to where weight status was in the 1970s overnight.”
Last week in Las Vegas, a 3-year-old child was found sleeping in the hallway of a hotel. A 2-year-old was found wandering around an apartment complex unsupervised.
Local charities and organizations understand this is a tough time for parents, and there are resources available for those struggling to raise and take care of their children.
”Growing a Better Tomorrow for All Children, Together,” is this year’s motto for Child Abuse Prevention Month.
The number of licensed child care providers is down 8% from pre-pandemic levels, according to new numbers from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services.
Federal authorities are investigating whether pepper spray has been used illegally against children housed at two of Nevada’s most secure youth facilities, officials said Thursday.