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Information to guide child health policy is lacking in the poorest countries with the highest rates of childhood mortality

Information to guide child health policy is lacking in the poorest countries with the highest rates of childhood mortality

Excessive sleepiness in adolescents may indicate more than just lack of sleep

Excessive sleepiness in adolescents may indicate more than just lack of sleep

TV confuses kids on healthy eating

TV confuses kids on healthy eating

Sick infants in hospital intensive care units exposed to high levels of toxic phthalate

Sick infants in hospital intensive care units exposed to high levels of toxic phthalate

Mental health problems in teens go untreated for decades

Mental health problems in teens go untreated for decades

Watch, wait and see, may be best option for babes' ear infections

Watch, wait and see, may be best option for babes' ear infections

Children of low-income families who receive public housing rent subsidies have greater weight for age

Children of low-income families who receive public housing rent subsidies have greater weight for age

West named inaugural George G. Graham Professor in infant and child nutrition

West named inaugural George G. Graham Professor in infant and child nutrition

Leading experts meet to discuss 'crisis' in child protection

Leading experts meet to discuss 'crisis' in child protection

57% of children are not read to daily by a parent or family member

57% of children are not read to daily by a parent or family member

Boys are more reluctant than girls to swallow Jamie Oliver-style healthy school dinners

Boys are more reluctant than girls to swallow Jamie Oliver-style healthy school dinners

Childrens' mental development may be impaired by aircraft noise

Childrens' mental development may be impaired by aircraft noise

Current high school start times deprive adolescents of sleep

Current high school start times deprive adolescents of sleep

Educating parents and physicians could reduce overuse of antibiotics in children

Educating parents and physicians could reduce overuse of antibiotics in children

Adolescents who are lethargic, cranky and forgetful may have chronic sleep deprivation

Adolescents who are lethargic, cranky and forgetful may have chronic sleep deprivation

Children 14 and younger should not sit in the front passenger seat of cars equipped with air bags

Children 14 and younger should not sit in the front passenger seat of cars equipped with air bags

One-time whooping cough vaccination at 11 years of age may potentially be cost-effective

One-time whooping cough vaccination at 11 years of age may potentially be cost-effective

Whooping cough vaccine may be introduced in New Zealand

Whooping cough vaccine may be introduced in New Zealand

Obese children benefit from resistance training

Obese children benefit from resistance training

Aircraft noise could impair the development of reading and memory in children

Aircraft noise could impair the development of reading and memory in children