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Poll: Only a Third of Parents Think They Are Doing a Good Job Helping Kids Be Healthy Eaters

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If you know healthy eating is important for your kids but you also feel like it’s easier said than done, you’re not alone.

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Parenting Significantly Impacts Development of Children with Fragile X Syndrome

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A longitudinal study of children with Fragile X Syndrome, the leading genetic cause of autism, and their mothers found that sustained maternal responsivity had a significant positive impact on the children's development, even mitigating declines often reported in middle childhood.

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Old Into New: Geneticists Track the Evolution of Parenting

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University of Georgia researchers have confirmed that becoming a parent brings about more than just the obvious offspring—it also rewires the parents’ brain.

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Everlasting Love? Marriage and Family Therapy Expert Offers Tips for Building Long-Lasting Relationships

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Teens in Poorest Families Go Hungry More Than Younger Kids

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In very poor families, teenagers are going hungry twice as often as their younger siblings, a study finds.

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Ohio State Study: Baby's Sex Plays a Role in Pregnant Woman's Immunity

Women have claimed for years that their bodies react differently whether they’re pregnant with a boy or girl. Now evidence, published by Ohio State University researchers shows the sex of a baby is associated with pregnant women’s immune responses.

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Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory , pediatric cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatrics, Frank Ing, Heart, Pulmonary Arteries, Tetralogy of Fallot

Using a Printed 3-D Model as a Guide, Cardiologist Creates a Modified Stent to Repair a Toddler’s Pulmonary Artery and Gives a Family Hope

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Using a printed 3-D model as a guide, a Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologist specially modified a stent to repair an 18-month-old’s narrowed pulmonary artery.

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A Trust Gap May Hinder Academic Success for Minorities

Middle school students of color who lose trust in their teachers due to perceptions of mistreatment from school authorities are less likely to attend college even if they generally had good grades, according to psychology research at The University of Texas at Austin published in the journal Child Development.

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First Ever Real-Time Efficacy Study on Fertility App Launched

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In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center’s Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) announced today the launch of a year-long study to measure the efficacy of a new app, Dot™, for avoiding unintended pregnancy as compared to efficacy rates of other family planning methods.

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New Advice Will Help Women with Congenital Heart Defects Navigate Pregnancy

New recommendations for health care providers, published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, offer a road map to helping women with congenital heart disease have successful pregnancies.







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