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Latest Child Malnutrition Stories

2011-05-02 15:15:04

Study shows living conditions, sanitation and community organization play role in child growth Giving poor families land on which to grow crops has been shown to improve child nutrition. New research also shows that giving families non-agricultural land and better housing also is beneficial for children's growth and nutrition. Results of the study of child malnutrition in rural Guatemala will be presented Sunday, May 1, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Denver....