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Article Highlights Needs of Rural Children, Families with Mental, Behavioral and Developmental Disorders

In the latest of a series of reports on child mental health, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention documents that rural children from small communities have more mental, behavioral and developmental disorders (MBDDs) than those living in cities and suburbs.

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The Medical Minute: Proper Support Can Lead to Breastfeeding Success

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Dr. Nicole Hackman, a pediatrician and medical director for lactation services at Penn State Children’s Hospital, says information and support often can help mothers overcome challenges that might keep them from successful breastfeeding.

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Grandma Knows Best: New Research Explains How Family Members Can Impact an Autism Diagnosis

Frequent interactions with grandparents, especially grandmothers, lowered the age of autism diagnosis by as much as five months in children

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In Times of Plenty, Penguin Parents Keep Feeding Their Grown Offspring

A research team reports that fully grown Galapagos penguins who have fledged -- or left the nest -- continue to beg their parents for food. And sometimes, probably when the bounty of the sea is plentiful, parents oblige and feed their adult offspring.

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New Study Links Opioid Epidemic to Childhood Emotional Abuse

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A study by researchers at the University of Vermont has revealed a link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse, a new finding that suggests a rethinking of treatment approaches for opioid abusers.

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Mothers Are the Unseen Force Behind Honour-Based Crime

Mothers play a central role in honour-based crime yet this is often unrecognised by police and other agencies, potentially leaving victims at risk, new research suggests.

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Sensitive Genotypes Yield Disadvantage in Poor Families, but Advantage in Wealthier Ones

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A University of Kansas study's results suggest that children with sensitive genotypes who come from low-income homes will be less financially successful than their same sex sibling without those genotypes. But children with those same genotypes from a high-income home would actually fare better economically as young adults than their brother or sister.

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New Study Finds Nursery Product-Related Injuries on the Rise Among Young Children

Parents of young children use nursery products daily but these products are associated with injury more often than you might think. A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that about every 8 minutes in the U.S., a child three years of age or younger is treated in a hospital emergency-department for a nursery product-related injury – which is approximately 66,000 children each year.

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Rutgers Launches Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic for Young Adults

Specialized intervention after the first episodes of psychosis improves outcomes for those aged 15 to 35

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Study Describes Potential Clinical Test and Treatment for Preterm Birth

Scientists identified a molecular driver of inflammation that may finally answer a key question about what causes mild systemic prenatal infections to trigger preterm birth. The finding is an important step to developing a treatment or clinical test for early detection of an entrenched global health problem, according to researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, who report their data March 9 in The Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight (JCI Insight).







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