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2008-10-06 18:00:35

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Infants who slept in a bedroom with a fan ventilating the air had a 72 percent lower risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome compared to infants who slept in a bedroom without a fan, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research.

2008-10-06 12:00:42

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From asthma and cancer treatments to vaccines, research in children saves lives and improves their health and well-being.

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2008-10-03 15:30:00

Officials from the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced on Friday that their study to determine the health of 100,000 U.S. children from before birth to age 21 is slated to begin in January 2009.

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Wang, Chuang Algozzine, Bob Abstract. Reading problems are among the most prevalent concerns in schools; poor readers in elementary school who do not receive special assistance are particularly at risk for dismal academic careers.

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2008-09-11 13:34:29

Scientists looking for treatments to control the AIDS virus may find hope in a cheap drug traditionally used to treat herpes.

2008-07-17 09:01:07

LearningAbled, a company that is pioneering a multi-service team approach to assisting children with language-related learning disabilities, today announced the addition of nationally known education specialist Dr. G. Reid Lyon to its board of directors. Dr.

2008-07-10 06:00:40

Scientists have new evidence that the brain chemical best known for regulating mood also plays a role in the mystifying killer of seemingly healthy babies - sudden infant death syndrome.

2008-07-04 09:00:03

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists have new evidence that the brain chemical best known for regulating mood also plays a role in the mystifying killer of seemingly healthy babies -- sudden infant death syndrome.


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