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Study reports case-specific monetary estimates for childhood illness linked to air pollution

Study reports case-specific monetary estimates for childhood illness linked to air pollution

Smoking during pregnancy may increase woman's risk of developing gestational diabetes

Smoking during pregnancy may increase woman's risk of developing gestational diabetes

Study estimates health effects of breathing airborne PCBs around New Bedford Harbor

Study estimates health effects of breathing airborne PCBs around New Bedford Harbor

Daily cannabis use during pregnancy associated with delayed fetal growth

Daily cannabis use during pregnancy associated with delayed fetal growth

Study reveals exposure of new-born babies in NICU environment to harmful chemicals

Study reveals exposure of new-born babies in NICU environment to harmful chemicals

Eating disorder can affect pregnancy outcome and offspring’s health

Eating disorder can affect pregnancy outcome and offspring’s health

New findings could help clinicians to improve care for pregnant women and new mums with depression

New findings could help clinicians to improve care for pregnant women and new mums with depression

Study investigates health, well-being of adults who were born preterm at very low birth weight

Study investigates health, well-being of adults who were born preterm at very low birth weight

Improved method for predicting retinopathy of prematurity could reduce unnecessary tests

Improved method for predicting retinopathy of prematurity could reduce unnecessary tests

Study uncovers risk factors associated with postpartum opioid overdose

Study uncovers risk factors associated with postpartum opioid overdose

Preterm birth and institutional deprivation have similar effects on child's temperament

Preterm birth and institutional deprivation have similar effects on child's temperament

Study finds reliable biomarker for noninvasive detection of deadly infant disease

Study finds reliable biomarker for noninvasive detection of deadly infant disease

New prenatal care approach offers the benefit of shared experience among women

New prenatal care approach offers the benefit of shared experience among women

A safer alternative to wood-burning stoves for Uganda

A safer alternative to wood-burning stoves for Uganda

Rutgers professor discusses children’s vulnerabilities to pesticides and how to reduce exposure

Rutgers professor discusses children’s vulnerabilities to pesticides and how to reduce exposure

Unique collaboration launches 'Clean Air for Schools' program in the UK

Unique collaboration launches 'Clean Air for Schools' program in the UK

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Measuring development in young children: the DNA clock

Measuring development in young children: the DNA clock

Pollution tied to silent miscarriage among pregnant women

Pollution tied to silent miscarriage among pregnant women

Children exposed to smokeless tobacco in fetal life more likely to have higher blood pressure

Children exposed to smokeless tobacco in fetal life more likely to have higher blood pressure