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Early childhood development programs can greatly impact children’s ability to earn more in adulthood

Early childhood development programs can greatly impact children’s ability to earn more in adulthood

Department of Pediatrics at BMC/BUSM honored with APA 2014 Health Care Delivery Award

Department of Pediatrics at BMC/BUSM honored with APA 2014 Health Care Delivery Award

Prenatal DHA supplementation does not improve cognitive outcomes in children

Prenatal DHA supplementation does not improve cognitive outcomes in children

High-quality early childhood development programs can help prevent onset of adult chronic disease

High-quality early childhood development programs can help prevent onset of adult chronic disease

Toxicologists reveal new methods for estimating infants' exposure to POPs

Toxicologists reveal new methods for estimating infants' exposure to POPs

New insights into how human brain responds to chronic pain

New insights into how human brain responds to chronic pain

Study: Girls who play with Barbie dolls see fewer career options than boys

Study: Girls who play with Barbie dolls see fewer career options than boys

Research highlights need to integrate global strategies to tackle development within first 1000 days of childhood

Research highlights need to integrate global strategies to tackle development within first 1000 days of childhood

Research highlights global strategies aimed at tackling nutrition, cognitive development within first 1000 days of childhood

Research highlights global strategies aimed at tackling nutrition, cognitive development within first 1000 days of childhood

Human visual system can retain plasticity even after extended blindness

Human visual system can retain plasticity even after extended blindness

Peds21 symposium discusses role of parents, caregivers and early childhood experiences in shaping future health

Peds21 symposium discusses role of parents, caregivers and early childhood experiences in shaping future health

Some children genetically prone to behavioral problems in child care, preschool settings

Some children genetically prone to behavioral problems in child care, preschool settings

Representatives from Asia-Pacific countries to discuss children’s development and rights in New Delhi

Representatives from Asia-Pacific countries to discuss children’s development and rights in New Delhi

Babies born to teen mothers have underdeveloped speaking skills, says study

Babies born to teen mothers have underdeveloped speaking skills, says study

Discovery of neural firing-rate set point opens door to possible treatment for devastating disorders

Discovery of neural firing-rate set point opens door to possible treatment for devastating disorders

Children with irregular bedtimes more likely to have behavioural difficulties

Children with irregular bedtimes more likely to have behavioural difficulties

Short-term hearing loss during childhood may lead to persistent hearing deficits

Short-term hearing loss during childhood may lead to persistent hearing deficits

Parent sleep education improves daytime behavior of children with ASD

Parent sleep education improves daytime behavior of children with ASD

Neurobiologists reveal new approach to correcting visual disorders in children

Neurobiologists reveal new approach to correcting visual disorders in children

Research: No association between pre-natal mercury exposure and autism-like behaviors

Research: No association between pre-natal mercury exposure and autism-like behaviors