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Language skills are essential to a child’s ability to communicate and develop. These skills enable children to engage with other people and learn from their surroundings and in the classroom.
FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

Virtual human simulation can help medical students learn advanced communication skills

Virtual human simulation can help medical students learn advanced communication skills

New grant to support research on mental health needs of Pacific Islanders

New grant to support research on mental health needs of Pacific Islanders

Working memory training combined with brain stimulation can improve performance, research shows

Working memory training combined with brain stimulation can improve performance, research shows

Increased familiarity with accents helps brains process foreign-accented speech with better accuracy

Increased familiarity with accents helps brains process foreign-accented speech with better accuracy

New behavioral intervention program could help reduce HIV infection rates among Latino men

New behavioral intervention program could help reduce HIV infection rates among Latino men

Warning signs about drinking help protect health of pregnant women

Warning signs about drinking help protect health of pregnant women

Atomic resolution structure of key molecule may contribute to drug discovery for devastating conditions

Atomic resolution structure of key molecule may contribute to drug discovery for devastating conditions

Repetition of other parts of speech can influence magnitude of syntactic priming effect

Repetition of other parts of speech can influence magnitude of syntactic priming effect

International research effort reveals major insights into spread of West African Ebola epidemic

International research effort reveals major insights into spread of West African Ebola epidemic

Frequent PE helps adolescents to be better informed about physical activity's role in health

Frequent PE helps adolescents to be better informed about physical activity's role in health

Determining glass transition with thermal analysis, a new webinar by Mettler Toledo

Determining glass transition with thermal analysis, a new webinar by Mettler Toledo

Research shows how language barriers, cultural differences disadvantage Latina breast cancer patients

Research shows how language barriers, cultural differences disadvantage Latina breast cancer patients

Video therapy for parents may help children at risk of developing autism

Video therapy for parents may help children at risk of developing autism

Fitness and wellness coaching before surgery could reduce patient's hospital stay, study finds

Fitness and wellness coaching before surgery could reduce patient's hospital stay, study finds

Academic-industry collaboration aims to build personalized 3-D maps to improve neurosurgeries

Academic-industry collaboration aims to build personalized 3-D maps to improve neurosurgeries

High-quality education at early age linked to better relationships with parents later in life

High-quality education at early age linked to better relationships with parents later in life

European Commission releases two new Patient Blood Management guides

European Commission releases two new Patient Blood Management guides

Many patients struggle to understand complex health insurance plans, survey finds

Many patients struggle to understand complex health insurance plans, survey finds

Language and subgroup data critical to ensure optimal health care outcomes among Latinos

Language and subgroup data critical to ensure optimal health care outcomes among Latinos