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posted 10/11/2019
“Without flavors like mango or mint, I think most teens would lose interest in vaping and not continue after an initial try," one researcher said.
posted 09/09/2019
Prevention is always king, but what does the evidence say about the best way to treat kids who have already suffered abuse?
posted 08/26/2019
Incarcerating parents can have a major mental health impact on the children left behind and lead to risky behaviors, even as those kids become adults.
posted 06/30/2019
A new study in Health Affairs finds that more than 70% of children on public coverage have a parent employed by a large firm.
posted 06/24/2019
There’s more information known about every man, woman and child in the U.S. than ever before, in digital form. Why not use that data to protect the youngest, most vulnerable members of society?
posted 06/04/2019
“It’s been a very welcoming climate to insuring children,” said Joan Alker, director of Georgetown's Center for Children and Families. “That welcome mat has been pulled back.”
posted 04/22/2019
Child neglect is closely tied to poverty. By focusing on individual families accused of mistreating their kids, are we letting society off the hook?
posted 04/02/2019
A look at how the country’s two biggest states have insured their kids helps explain why nearly 4 million American children remain without health coverage.
posted 01/14/2019
It's a high-stakes problem lawmakers across the country are increasingly trying to address.
posted 10/25/2018
Why does Indiana have so many cases of child abuse and neglect? Only six states had more in 2016, and they all had much higher populations.

Giles Bruce's Blog

“Without flavors like mango or mint, I think most teens would lose interest in vaping and not... more »
posted 10/11/19
Prevention is always king, but what does the evidence say about the best way to treat kids who... more »
posted 09/09/19
Incarcerating parents can have a major mental health impact on the children left behind and lead... more »
posted 08/26/19

Giles Bruce's Work

The initial statistics shocked me. It turns out, I hadn’t seen anything yet.
Do Indiana parents now really mistreat their kids more than their counterparts just about everywhere else? Many experts say no.
Kateri Whiteside looked at the pictures of her six kids on the wall: boys and girls, from toddlers to adults. She hasn't seen some of them for years.