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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.
Health needs of the Chinese population in the UK are being ignored

Health needs of the Chinese population in the UK are being ignored

Sense of humour research reveals secrets of what makes us laugh

Sense of humour research reveals secrets of what makes us laugh

New cooperation along the United States-Mexico Border

New cooperation along the United States-Mexico Border

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder high among Chernobyl children

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder high among Chernobyl children

Gray matter in brain associated with language processing among people with a family history of dyslexia

Gray matter in brain associated with language processing among people with a family history of dyslexia

Clearing toxins in the brains of Alzheimer's patients can stave off future reductions in cognitive abilities

Clearing toxins in the brains of Alzheimer's patients can stave off future reductions in cognitive abilities

Current information on the use of antidepressants in pediatric patients

Current information on the use of antidepressants in pediatric patients

Expatriates find better quality outside of the UK

Expatriates find better quality outside of the UK

Seniors need to socialize to keep communication skills

Seniors need to socialize to keep communication skills

The smoking rate among Canadian teenagers has dropped below that of the general population for the first time in almost 10 years

The smoking rate among Canadian teenagers has dropped below that of the general population for the first time in almost 10 years

Mexican-Americans have a far higher chance of suffering a stroke than non-Hispanic whites

Mexican-Americans have a far higher chance of suffering a stroke than non-Hispanic whites

Premature babies grow up to have a portion of the brain smaller than normal

Premature babies grow up to have a portion of the brain smaller than normal

Early news reports on carbs-breast cancer link may only serve to confuse the public

Early news reports on carbs-breast cancer link may only serve to confuse the public

E-Text equipment assists visually-impaired students

E-Text equipment assists visually-impaired students

Adolescents take that first step in halting the growing rates of HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases

Adolescents take that first step in halting the growing rates of HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases

First studies in Australia into whether discrimination against homosexual high school students is affecting their education

First studies in Australia into whether discrimination against homosexual high school students is affecting their education

Health Canada is advising consumers not to use products containing Aristolochic Acid

Health Canada is advising consumers not to use products containing Aristolochic Acid

Key to detecting Asperger’s syndrome, a milder yet little-understood form of autism, lies in analyzing infants’ movements

Key to detecting Asperger’s syndrome, a milder yet little-understood form of autism, lies in analyzing infants’ movements

Report on human health effects of genetically engineered food

Report on human health effects of genetically engineered food

Donepezil may have short-term benefit for mild cognitive impairment

Donepezil may have short-term benefit for mild cognitive impairment