Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 6:53 pm MST
Analysis of a large British cohort study from 1958 suggests that children who have a lot of stress when they're young are more likely to be adults with chronic issues like heart disease, according to Harvard re...
Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:18 pm MST
A new survey looked at vehicle technology that may make driving safer and asked mature drivers which ones they'd be willing to adopt.
Published: Monday, November 23, 2015 1:04 pm MST
In a world where kids can't always be sheltered from images of terrorism, like the murders in Paris, parents face the daunting task of explaining what happened in ways that won't traumatize the children.
Published: Monday, November 23, 2015 8:04 am MST
My girls, older teens, are reeling from news of the murders in Beirut and Paris. They see the potential for new tragedies piling on top of the atrocities that have already occurred. They don't just have a "dog ...
Published: Saturday, November 21, 2015 9:12 pm MST
When it comes to family policy, personal experiences may be just as important as one's political ideology in forming opinions, according to a new national survey. Awareness of how policies impact children can a...
Published: Friday, November 20, 2015 9:50 pm MST
Having a sibling of the opposite sex can help you develop romantic confidence, according to research from Pennsylvania State University.
Published: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 5:42 pm MST
The eight living children of DeAnne and Eric Williams have scattered geographically — two in Maryland, one each in Idaho and Colorado and four along Utah's Wasatch Front. They've scattered in other ways, ...
Published: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 10:14 am MST
At no time since the 1940s have this many young women lived with their parents or other relatives, according to a new report from Pew Research Center. Young men are living with folks, too, but not at historic-h...
Published: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:39 pm MST
Conservatives believe cultural decay is destroying family life, while liberals believe families struggle because of economic challenges.
Published: Friday, November 13, 2015 12:07 pm MST
In earlier surveys, adults 30 and older were happier than teens and young adults. But that's been changing....