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Language skills are essential to a child’s ability to communicate and develop. These skills enable children to engage with other people and learn from their surroundings and in the classroom.
Playing and watching sports improves language skills

Playing and watching sports improves language skills

Democratic National Committee approves platform with health care language; Obama campaigns in Iowa

Democratic National Committee approves platform with health care language; Obama campaigns in Iowa

HHS releases proposed rule on conscientious objections that would protect providers who refuse to perform abortions

HHS releases proposed rule on conscientious objections that would protect providers who refuse to perform abortions

Middle ear infections in childhood linked to obesity later in life

Middle ear infections in childhood linked to obesity later in life

Bacterial pneumonia caused most deaths in 1918 influenza pandemic

Bacterial pneumonia caused most deaths in 1918 influenza pandemic

Research shows Indigenous children don't need number words to count

Research shows Indigenous children don't need number words to count

Aboriginal children can count without numbers

Aboriginal children can count without numbers

Venezuelan Indians dying from rabies spread by bats

Venezuelan Indians dying from rabies spread by bats

Americanization linked to depression in immigrant women

Americanization linked to depression in immigrant women

Conference on understanding the mystery of human consciousness

Conference on understanding the mystery of human consciousness

Human brains pay a price for being big

Human brains pay a price for being big

U.S. EPA calls out nation's largest manufacturer of hospital disinfectants

U.S. EPA calls out nation's largest manufacturer of hospital disinfectants

NPR's 'Tell Me More' examines U.S. Hispanics, HIV/AIDS

NPR's 'Tell Me More' examines U.S. Hispanics, HIV/AIDS

Researchers examine link between prenatal vitamin D levels and schizophrenia

Researchers examine link between prenatal vitamin D levels and schizophrenia

New resource helps women with diabetes through healthy pregnancies

New resource helps women with diabetes through healthy pregnancies

Scientists discover how a tiny protein senses all the communications in a cell

Scientists discover how a tiny protein senses all the communications in a cell

Rochester launches first health survey of deaf population

Rochester launches first health survey of deaf population

CQ's Armstrong discusses Medicare 'trigger' bill, health IT legislation, tobacco regulation, mental health parity measure

CQ's Armstrong discusses Medicare 'trigger' bill, health IT legislation, tobacco regulation, mental health parity measure

Good news for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Good news for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

New Alzheimer's studies show advances against different treatment targets

New Alzheimer's studies show advances against different treatment targets