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Researchers discover new link between a class of persistent pollutants and gut microbiome

Researchers discover new link between a class of persistent pollutants and gut microbiome

Sleep is also essential for artificial brains, shows study

Sleep is also essential for artificial brains, shows study

UM receives funding for research center dedicated to addressing public health challenges

UM receives funding for research center dedicated to addressing public health challenges

Maternal use of cosmetics containing parabens tied to child's future overweight

Maternal use of cosmetics containing parabens tied to child's future overweight

UTHealth receives $3 million grant to provide specialized training to infant and toddler teachers

UTHealth receives $3 million grant to provide specialized training to infant and toddler teachers

Missing a key protein in the brain can cause autism-like behaviors

Missing a key protein in the brain can cause autism-like behaviors

Screen time could be starting in infancy, says NIH study

Screen time could be starting in infancy, says NIH study

UTHealth receives $3.3 million to expand Developing Talkers literacy program

UTHealth receives $3.3 million to expand Developing Talkers literacy program

New collaboration aims to advance early childhood development

New collaboration aims to advance early childhood development

Study of young boys and girls finds no gender difference in brain function or math ability

Study of young boys and girls finds no gender difference in brain function or math ability

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