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Teenage boys in cars with mates, are far more reckless

Teenage boys in cars with mates, are far more reckless

Drug Cytotec as good as surgery at expelling tissue following failed pregnancy

Drug Cytotec as good as surgery at expelling tissue following failed pregnancy

Specialist counselling does not help pregnant smokers quit

Specialist counselling does not help pregnant smokers quit

Factors inhibiting the brain's natural self-healing process identified

Factors inhibiting the brain's natural self-healing process identified

Countries throughout the Americas are joining together to observe World Breastfeeding Week

Countries throughout the Americas are joining together to observe World Breastfeeding Week

American Psychological Association lauds action agendas to transform U.S. mental health system

American Psychological Association lauds action agendas to transform U.S. mental health system

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005

Shaken Baby Syndrome research

Shaken Baby Syndrome research

Efforts to help parents of young children move out of poverty likely to have long-term benefits for children's school performance and social-emotional well being

Efforts to help parents of young children move out of poverty likely to have long-term benefits for children's school performance and social-emotional well being

Nitric oxide good for some prem babies but not for others

Nitric oxide good for some prem babies but not for others

Early child intervention programs make for healthier adults

Early child intervention programs make for healthier adults

Urine testing may predict birthmarks

Urine testing may predict birthmarks

$5.1 billion could save 6 million children

$5.1 billion could save 6 million children

Gay doctors and patients in the UK fear discrimination

Gay doctors and patients in the UK fear discrimination

Information to guide child health policy is lacking in the poorest countries with the highest rates of childhood mortality

Information to guide child health policy is lacking in the poorest countries with the highest rates of childhood mortality

Children of low-income families who receive public housing rent subsidies have greater weight for age

Children of low-income families who receive public housing rent subsidies have greater weight for age

Leading experts meet to discuss 'crisis' in child protection

Leading experts meet to discuss 'crisis' in child protection

One-time whooping cough vaccination at 11 years of age may potentially be cost-effective

One-time whooping cough vaccination at 11 years of age may potentially be cost-effective

Aircraft noise could impair the development of reading and memory in children

Aircraft noise could impair the development of reading and memory in children

Environmental solutions to childhood obesity

Environmental solutions to childhood obesity