- A gay couple is appealing to authorities to help them return to New Zealand with three babies born by surrogates in Mexico.
- For the first time, researchers found a clear connection between elephant poaching in Africa and infant mortality.
- A new study concentrating on people in poverty finds that recalling past success may improve cognitive function by several IQ points while also increasing a person’s willingness to seek help from aid services.
- Kids with ADHD are more likely to grow up in a poor neighborhood, due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors.
- Researchers find that involved parenting reduces the susceptibility of children’s brain development to harms brought on by the stresses of poverty.
- Childhood hardship like stress and poverty may influence brain development and function in adulthood.
- Late-term premature birth is associated with lower income, blue-collar jobs, and general hardship, researchers from the University of Helsinki assert.
- Food cravings associated with dieting could make you dumber by straining mental "bandwidth," a study finds.
Poor Americans Explain Why They Prefer 'One-Stop Shop' ERs Instead Of Doctors' Offices When They Fall IllMany poorer Americans wait until they are urgently ill to visit emergency rooms instead of seeking preventative care early. A study asks these patients directly, concluding that the healthcare system is broken.
Nanotechnology Brings Potable Water To The Poor: Scientists Create A Cheap Water Filter For Rural CommunitiesAn innovative water filtration system for under $3 could bring affordable water to rural areas.
- A growing number of pregnant South African women are deliberately drinking large quantities of alcohol to harm their unborn babies in a bid to claim higher welfare payments.