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Concern over fussy eating prompts parents to use non-responsive feeding practices

Concern over fussy eating prompts parents to use non-responsive feeding practices

Children's National and NIAID launch pediatric clinical research partnership

Children's National and NIAID launch pediatric clinical research partnership

Study shows air pollution may be bad for the fetus

Study shows air pollution may be bad for the fetus

Scientists explore whether seafood could be the source of next anti-cancer drug

Scientists explore whether seafood could be the source of next anti-cancer drug

Many parents blame electronics for sleep problems among teens

Many parents blame electronics for sleep problems among teens

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ A detour on a smoking off-ramp

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ A detour on a smoking off-ramp

Researchers begin trial to reduce risks of major cause of childhood disabilities

Researchers begin trial to reduce risks of major cause of childhood disabilities

Children with autism have highest frequency of rapid weight gain in first six months of life

Children with autism have highest frequency of rapid weight gain in first six months of life

Rapid weight gain during infancy may put children with ASD at increased risk for obesity

Rapid weight gain during infancy may put children with ASD at increased risk for obesity

Low-income Californians feel twice the burn from wildfires

Low-income Californians feel twice the burn from wildfires

Stanford researchers show how to prevent immune response to gene therapy in mouse model

Stanford researchers show how to prevent immune response to gene therapy in mouse model

Over past 20 years, the percentage of children with ADHD nearly doubles

Over past 20 years, the percentage of children with ADHD nearly doubles

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Ask us anything!

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Ask us anything!

The pluses and minuses of allowing medical marijuana at school

The pluses and minuses of allowing medical marijuana at school

Neonatal immune system starts to change dramatically in response to bacteria, viruses

Neonatal immune system starts to change dramatically in response to bacteria, viruses

Scientists demonstrate rapid immune system development in newborn babies

Scientists demonstrate rapid immune system development in newborn babies

Babies dependent on opioids need touch, not tech

Babies dependent on opioids need touch, not tech

New poll highlights parental worries about teen tattoos

New poll highlights parental worries about teen tattoos

Researchers develop a set of health outcome measures for children with complex medical situations

Researchers develop a set of health outcome measures for children with complex medical situations

OUHSC gets $20 million grant to advance research and patient care for Oklahomans

OUHSC gets $20 million grant to advance research and patient care for Oklahomans