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“Child Development”

Dec 17, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Canadian toddler has died from an infection that could have been easily treated. Continue reading →
Dec 5, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many companies offer programs to help keep your mind sharp -- but do they work?
Jul 8, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
May 8, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Over a 10-year period, home trampolines spurred 1 million emergency room visits and $1 billion for ER-related expenses.
Apr 29, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A woman's diet at the time of conception might cause lasting changes in the DNA of her children.
Mar 26, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
The brains of children with autism contain a built-in patchwork of defects, suggesting that the developmental disorder begins while they are growing in the womb.
Nov 12, 2013 04:15 PM ET // Joseph Bennington-Castro, iO9
Infants have an innate reluctance to touch plants — an aversion that protects them from potential dangers, such as toxins and thorns.
Aug 6, 2013 02:45 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
For the first time in decades, there has been a widespread decrease in obesity rates among low-income pre-schoolers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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