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2013-07-30 13:11:32

Children with disabilities receive harsher punishment across the developing world.

2013-07-30 13:03:21

Children with disabilities who live in developing countries are more likely to experience harsh punishment than children without disabilities in those countries.

2013-07-02 23:23:56

Kolcraft® Enterprises, announced its collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for the Safe to Sleep campaign. Chicago,

First Graders Who Lack Math Skills Still Lag As Adults
2013-02-28 13:32:32

A new study reveals that by seventh grade, students who failed to acquire basic math skills in the first grade scored far behind their peers when taking a test on basic mathematical abilities that are required for daily adult life.

Crying Babies Should Be Allowed To Soothe Themselves Back To Sleep
2013-01-03 07:24:46

Researchers from Temple University recently completed a study that found that it is more beneficial for mothers to let their infants cry themselves back to sleep rather than comforting them in the middle of the night.

2012-11-16 14:21:21

Lowering preterm birth rates by an average of 5 percent across 39 high-resource countries, including the United States, by 2015 would prevent prematurity for 58,000 babies a year, a group of international experts said today.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]