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New York's first school-based health center improves vision for children

New York's first school-based health center improves vision for children

Genetic variants associated with adult obesity start playing a role during early childhood

Genetic variants associated with adult obesity start playing a role during early childhood

UV radiation exposure: Sun protection is important as athletes have elevated skin cancer risk

UV radiation exposure: Sun protection is important as athletes have elevated skin cancer risk

We still don't understand the full impact of prenatal opioid exposure on childhood development

We still don't understand the full impact of prenatal opioid exposure on childhood development

Teens with higher prenatal organophosphate exposure show altered brain activity

Teens with higher prenatal organophosphate exposure show altered brain activity

New initiative to increase mothers' ability to provide milk for very low birth weight infants

New initiative to increase mothers' ability to provide milk for very low birth weight infants

UIC researchers examine early childhood programs’ response to new Illinois expulsion law

UIC researchers examine early childhood programs’ response to new Illinois expulsion law

Childhood adversity may increase risk of severe depression in later life

Childhood adversity may increase risk of severe depression in later life

New case study provides definitive road map to bridge the gap between medicine and public health

New case study provides definitive road map to bridge the gap between medicine and public health

First milk expression within 8 hours related to lactation success for very low-birth-weight infants

First milk expression within 8 hours related to lactation success for very low-birth-weight infants

Study finds no developmental differences in children conceived via ART

Study finds no developmental differences in children conceived via ART

Children who live near major roadways may experience developmental delays

Children who live near major roadways may experience developmental delays

California looks to lead nation in unraveling childhood trauma

California looks to lead nation in unraveling childhood trauma

Teenage motherhood may have multigenerational effects

Teenage motherhood may have multigenerational effects

New research shows adult neurogenesis does not persist in the human hippocampus

New research shows adult neurogenesis does not persist in the human hippocampus

Study finds correlation between perceived maternal stress and overweight children

Study finds correlation between perceived maternal stress and overweight children

Child psychiatrist available on call to help assess separated immigrant children

Child psychiatrist available on call to help assess separated immigrant children

1 in 5 immigrant children detained during ‘zero tolerance’ border policy are under 13

1 in 5 immigrant children detained during ‘zero tolerance’ border policy are under 13

Zinc and copper metabolism in baby teeth may help predict ASD risk

Zinc and copper metabolism in baby teeth may help predict ASD risk

State-level tobacco control policies likely influence e-cigarette use

State-level tobacco control policies likely influence e-cigarette use