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The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation awards grant to KI researchers

The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation awards grant to KI researchers

Engineered immune cells clear deadly pediatric brain tumor in mice

Engineered immune cells clear deadly pediatric brain tumor in mice

Physical fitness helps reduce genetic risk of heart disease, study finds

Physical fitness helps reduce genetic risk of heart disease, study finds

Social barriers may prevent weight loss in obese children

Social barriers may prevent weight loss in obese children

Stanford researchers use computer simulations to study complexity of concussions

Stanford researchers use computer simulations to study complexity of concussions

First-of-its-kind cancer drug effective in 93% of pediatric patients

First-of-its-kind cancer drug effective in 93% of pediatric patients

UTSW study reveals mechanisms underlying development of Sonic Hedgehog medulloblastoma

UTSW study reveals mechanisms underlying development of Sonic Hedgehog medulloblastoma

Medicaid is rural America’s financial midwife

Medicaid is rural America’s financial midwife

How Medicaid became a go-to funder for schools

How Medicaid became a go-to funder for schools

After raising age for tobacco purchases, state sees decreased sales to minors

After raising age for tobacco purchases, state sees decreased sales to minors

When wildfire smoke invades, who should pay to clean indoor air?

When wildfire smoke invades, who should pay to clean indoor air?

Mental health funding tied to Florida’s controversial gun legislation

Mental health funding tied to Florida’s controversial gun legislation

Parent mentors highly effective at providing Latino children with health insurance coverage

Parent mentors highly effective at providing Latino children with health insurance coverage

Study finds tobacco smoke exposure among most adolescents in economically disadvantaged population

Study finds tobacco smoke exposure among most adolescents in economically disadvantaged population

After shooting, ‘honor how kids want to deal with their feelings’

After shooting, ‘honor how kids want to deal with their feelings’

Scientists show that cutting-edge technique can efficiently sort nano-sized particles

Scientists show that cutting-edge technique can efficiently sort nano-sized particles

Cutting either carbs or fats shaves off excess weight in the same proportion, study reveals

Cutting either carbs or fats shaves off excess weight in the same proportion, study reveals

Poor awareness among parents may hinder a child's early dental care

Poor awareness among parents may hinder a child's early dental care

New medication improves motor function in children with later-onset spinal muscular atrophy

New medication improves motor function in children with later-onset spinal muscular atrophy

New study to test safety, efficacy of MRI-guided focused ultrasound to treat Parkinson's disease

New study to test safety, efficacy of MRI-guided focused ultrasound to treat Parkinson's disease