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SEP 19, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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U.S. nutrition program for mothers, infants sees falling demand

By Annika McGinnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A government nutrition program for pregnant mothers and small children has not kept pace with technology and U.S. poverty experts say its paper voucher system is driving low-income women away from the program when they need it most. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, has seen a ...

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SEP 19, 2014 - BBC

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Pregnancy hormone link to poor maths

Research suggests children born to mothers who have low thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy do worse at maths.

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SEP 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Parents' Whooping Cough Vaccines May Protect Babies (STUDY)

BY ANDREW M. SEAMAN NEW YORK Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:26pm EDT (Reuters Health) - When babies are too young to get the whooping cough vaccine, vaccinating their parents might protect them from the dangerous infection, a new study suggests. Young children were 51 percent less likely to be diagnosed with pertussis - also known as whooping cough - when ...

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SEP 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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To Aid Children's Cancer Care, Mothers Go Bald

A mother stands in front of my camera. “I don’t know what I’m supposed to do,” she says anxiously, so she smiles stiffly, as you might in a school picture. “Just be yourself,” I encourage. When she leaves my makeshift studio, set up at the Prudential Center in Boston for the occasion, I feel I’ve failed. The images reveal nothing ...

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SEP 15, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Divorce Hits Children In Higher-Income Families The Hardest, Study Says

As the divorce rate began to rise in the 1960s and level off in the early 1980s, the face of American families underwent major reconstruction, leaving individuals and psychologists alike wondering: How are the children faring? Well, aside from the rich ones, it seems the kids are alright. The new research, which came out of Georgetown University and the University ...

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