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Newest data shows childhood obesity continues to increase

Despite reports in recent years suggesting childhood obesity could be reaching a plateau in some groups, the big picture on obesity rates for children ages… Read more..

Sibling bullying makes psychotic disorders three times more likely

People who were bullied by siblings during childhood are up to three times more likely to develop psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia in early adulthood,… Read more..

Babies' babbling betters brains, language

Babies are adept at getting what they need -- including an education. New research shows that babies organize mothers' verbal responses, which promotes more effective… Read more..

Sudden infant death syndrome: New safe sleep guidelines issued

Sudden infant death syndrome is the leading cause of death for babies under the age of 1 year. In a new policy statement, the American… Read more..

Weekly fish consumption linked to better sleep, higher IQ

Children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have IQ scores that are 4 points higher, on average, than those who… Read more..

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