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“Infants”

Feb 17, 2014 04:21 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Over 50 years, infant mortality rose in the years that a Republican was president, researchers were surprised to find.
Oct 8, 2013 12:55 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Unborn babies in the womb touch themselves following a distinct sequence, helping to explain thumb-sucking and other behaviors after birth. Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2013 03:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A young boy in India was said to suffer burns from spontaneous combustion -- but officials are skeptical. Continue reading →
May 22, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthal mothers weaned their children earlier than their human counterparts. Continue reading →
May 7, 2013 11:49 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A baby's immune system could get a boost when the binkie gets a lick from parents. Continue reading →
Oct 15, 2010 10:58 AM ET // Liz Day
Researchers are investigating whether antibiotic use in newborns affects intestinal bacteria, triggering allergies and asthma later in life.