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Wayne State to Develop Online Parent-Training Program for Addressing Challenging Behaviors

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Wayne State University received a four-year, $533,151 award from the National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health to develop a technology-based parent-training program for addressing young children’s challenging behaviors.

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Obesity Risk Factors Dropped in Preschoolers in Prevention Program

A community-wide intervention for families who receive WIC benefits reduced obesity risk factors in preschoolers.

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Childhood Obesity Historically High in Low Income Communities

Massachusetts Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Project (MA-CORD)

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Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Webinar Provides Update on Breastfeeding and WIC

This webinar will provide a forum to highlight the results of current WIC breastfeeding efforts and to discuss innovative strategies between WIC and other community agencies to promote, protect and support breastfeeding.

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flat head syndrome, Infants, Infant sleeping, Pediatric Neurosurgery

The Medical Minute: Flat Head Syndrome Usually Not Serious

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The good news about flat head syndrome is that it doesn’t have consequences beyond cosmetics, and it can often be improved – if it doesn’t resolve on its own.

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Child Safety or Parental Duty: Virginia Tech Study Maps Out Core Concepts in the Vaccination Debate

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Don’t Leave Baby Boomers Behind When Designing Wearable Technology

Accounting for age-related cognitive and physical challenges can increase adoption rates for older users who need help managing their health.

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New Standardized Clinical Practices Reduce Premature Infant Morbidity and Mortality in First Week of Life

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The Golden Week program developed by UAB’s Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit was recently recognized nationally for its standardized set of practices for premature infants, providing them with quality care in their first week of life.

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Texas Medicaid Family Planning Proposal Threatens Women’s Access to Preventive Care

A Texas 1115 Medicaid family planning demonstration proposal that would tie coverage to an exclusion of Planned Parenthood would severely constrain access for covered women, thereby defeating, rather than advancing, Medicaid’s core objectives.

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Adulthood Wellbeing Lower for Single-Parent Kids – New Research

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People who grew up in single-parent families have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, according to new research by the University of Warwick.







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