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Nearly 50% of parents against later school start times, despite health and learning benefits

Nearly 50% of parents against later school start times, despite health and learning benefits

Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

Study finds link between elemental sulfur use and respiratory problems in farmworkers' children

Study finds link between elemental sulfur use and respiratory problems in farmworkers' children

New payment formula recommends allocating health insurance dollars for vulnerable populations

New payment formula recommends allocating health insurance dollars for vulnerable populations

New study finds no link between pet ownership and children’s health

New study finds no link between pet ownership and children’s health

Drug puts a $750,000 ‘price tag on life’

Drug puts a $750,000 ‘price tag on life’

Freezing of IVF embryos more likely to increase pregnancy rates, study finds

Freezing of IVF embryos more likely to increase pregnancy rates, study finds

UA researchers seek to better understand NHE8 protein’s role in GI disorders, colon cancer

UA researchers seek to better understand NHE8 protein’s role in GI disorders, colon cancer

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders

Global multi-stakeholder partnerships improve health of women, children, and adolescents

Global multi-stakeholder partnerships improve health of women, children, and adolescents

In Massachusetts, proposed Medicaid cuts put kids’ health care at risk

In Massachusetts, proposed Medicaid cuts put kids’ health care at risk

Parents may be less sure about vaccine needs for teens, new poll suggests

Parents may be less sure about vaccine needs for teens, new poll suggests

Chemicals in house dust could promote accumulation of triglycerides and fat cells

Chemicals in house dust could promote accumulation of triglycerides and fat cells

Researchers aim to examine respiratory effects of body weight in preteens

Researchers aim to examine respiratory effects of body weight in preteens

Researchers identify link between childhood psychiatric disorders and later risk of addictions

Researchers identify link between childhood psychiatric disorders and later risk of addictions

All kids should be screened for obesity

All kids should be screened for obesity

New biomarker assay improves detection, assessment of neuroblastoma

New biomarker assay improves detection, assessment of neuroblastoma

Survivors of childhood diseases struggle to find care as adults

Survivors of childhood diseases struggle to find care as adults

Scientists develop novel enzyme technology that prevents formation of biofilms

Scientists develop novel enzyme technology that prevents formation of biofilms

A clinic mix-up leaves pregnant woman in dark about Zika risk

A clinic mix-up leaves pregnant woman in dark about Zika risk