Sheila Mulrooney Eldred

All Stories by Sheila Mulrooney Eldred

  1. Health & Medicine

    What kids need to know about getting a COVID-19 shot

    COVID-19 vaccines are already being administered to some adults. Here’s what that means for kids and teens.

  2. Psychology

    How to cope as COVID-19 imposes social distancing

    As schools close in an effort to curtail the new coronavirus pandemic, we know how you feel and what you’re missing. Here are some tips for coping.

  3. Science & Society

    A first: Kids advise hospital researchers on their medical studies

    When the Mayo Clinic realized it was missing key voices, the hospital recruited kids to advise doctors about their research.

  4. Science & Society

    Kids make great citizen scientists

    When professional scientists need help from a crowd, they often turn to kids and teens.

  5. Science & Society

    In an era of fake news, students must act like journalists

    In an era when the library may be about the last place students go to do research, news literacy — knowing how to vet sources and check facts — is becoming more important for kids than ever.

  6. Science & Society

    Fake news: How not to fall for it

    Schools don’t always teach kids how to tell fact from fiction on the internet. But news literacy is more important now than ever.