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New studies on children’s sleeping habits reveal that sleep deprivation and problems such as sleep apnea raise the risk for early adolescent obesity, CBS News reports. A 15-year study published in the Journal of Pediatrics looked at nearly 2,000...
According to Reuters, children whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of the common chemicals known as phthalates scored lower on IQ tests than other kids. Phthalates, which can be found in some soaps, nail polish, hairspray, shower curtains and...
60 years ago, the Salk polio vaccine was tested in hundreds of thousands of American children in a nationwide trial that demanded the assistance of 325,000 doctors, nurses, educators and private citizens, and no monetary support from federal grants or...