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Hormones, Body Odor, and Acne, Oh My! Puberty 101
S01E28 · Hormones, Body Odor, and Acne, Oh My! Puberty 101
Puberty—the process of developing from a child to a reproductive adult—can make a kid look, feel, and act differently. Here’s what’s happening to your kid. Hosts Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft are back for round two of the puberty talk. This time, they’re breaking down the science behind the body’s big shift, full of chemicals and hormones, as it grows to become capable of reproduction.
September 21, 2021 – PBS NewsHour full episode
S2021E264 · September 21, 2021 – PBS NewsHour full episode
September 20, 2021
Amanpour and Company
S2021E4058 · September 20, 2021
The United Nations General Assembly week has kicked off in New York. The President of the European Commission and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees each join Christiane to discuss. Plus: Filmmaker and actor Justin Chon discusses his new film “Blue Bayou,” and singer/songwriter Yola explains the inspiration behind her new album “Stand for Myself.”
This Native American Veteran Carried a Pebble Into War
American Veteran: Keep It Close
S2021E02 · This Native American Veteran Carried a Pebble Into War
Harvey Pratt is a member of the Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Sioux Tribes, who served in the Marines during the Vietnam War. Lessons from his elders, such as putting a pebble in his mouth to help stave off thirst, helped him thrive and look after his fellow soldiers in Vietnam. These teachings benefited him throughout his successful career in law enforcement, giving him strength and support.
Screen Addiction: Fact or Fiction?
S01E31 · Screen Addiction: Fact or Fiction?
Can kids become addicted to screens? When screen time is withdrawn, children may experience crankiness or fussiness. Let’s break down the brain chemistry behind screen “addiction.”
September 20, 2021 – PBS NewsHour full episode
S2021E263 · September 20, 2021 – PBS NewsHour full episode
Vaccinations: Why do Kids Get So Many at One Doctor’s Visit?
S01E25 · Vaccinations: Why do Kids Get So Many at One Doctor’s Visit?
Watching your child get their immunizations can be really hard. It might also raise some questions: Why are they getting so many shots at once and why now? Is this all really necessary?
Understanding Food Allergens
S01E26 · Understanding Food Allergens
Just a few years ago, pediatricians advised parents to shield their children from allergenic foods before the age of one. Research now shows that exposing children to these foods—like peanuts and eggs—when they can tolerate solid foods may actually be good for them and help prevent food allergies in the future.
How Much Sleep Does My Kid Need?
S01E27 · How Much Sleep Does My Kid Need?
Sleep can have a profound effect on children’s growth and development. Here’s the lowdown (or “lay down”) on how much sleep your child needs between naps and a full night’s rest.
Kids with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
S01E29 · Kids with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
61 million adult Americans live with some sort of physical, sensory, or intellectual disability. When parents receive the news—prenatally or postnatally—that their child may have some form of a chromosomal difference or intellectual disability, it’s key that healthcare providers relay this diagnosis in a way that’s respectful to the family and those who live with these disabilities every day.
Teens and Mental Health
S01E30 · Teens and Mental Health
One in five US adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder. Here’s how you can encourage teens in your care to find balance in their lives and when to seek help from a professional.
September 19, 2021 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
S2021E262 · September 19, 2021 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
On this edition for Sunday, September 19, thousands of Haitian migrants camp out under a bridge in Texas awaiting their fate as Biden sends officials to send them back home, and in our signature segment, what if the conflict in Darfur, Sudan never ended? For these rebels, it never did—and they’re still fighting. Michael Hill anchors from New Jersey.
Ice Stupas of Ladakh
S01E04 · Ice Stupas of Ladakh
Communities in the arid high-mountain region of Ladakh rely on glacial water to feed streams and water crops during the spring and summer months. Global warming is dramatically re-shaping the future of these areas. Meet a Ladakhi teacher and engineer who devised a method to capture and store glacial runoff into magnificent ice pyramids.
Floating Gardens of Bangladesh
S01E01 · Floating Gardens of Bangladesh
ADAPTATION begins in the lush deltas of Bangladesh, where Alizé journeys for her research. Here she learns how communities are adapting to changing monsoons and dangerous sea level rise. Floating gardens and floating schools are just the start of some of the country’s innovative strategies.