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No Digital Divide: Mobile Media Plentiful in Low-Income Families
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November 1st, 2015
Toddlers whose families are not well-off financially are spending plenty of time using mobile media devices, a new study reveals.
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Preemies in Pain Get Relief with Micro-Pacifier (Video)
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May 27th, 2015
Tiny pacifiers bring relief to preemies in intensive care.
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Peak Time for Births: Start of the Workday
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May 7th, 2015
Babies in the United States are more likely to be born during work hours than during off hours, a finding that suggests that medical interventions — such as C-sections — are playing a role in when babies are born.
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How Babies' Gut Bacteria May Help Find Treatments for C. Diff
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October 19th, 2015
Some infants carry the diarrhea-causing bacteria Clostridium difficile in their guts without any symptoms, but the bacteria rapidly disappear when the infants switch to drinking cow's milk.
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Babies Understand Friendship, Meanies and Bystanders
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February 4th, 2015
Babies who are just 1 year old can understand complicated social situations, new research shows. The study highlights the social development that begins in very young infants.
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Breast-Feeding Mothers Gain Support in Hospitals
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October 6th, 2015
Hospitals are an excellent resource for moms who want to breast-feed.
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Royal Baby Name 'Charlotte' Makes Top 10 List
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May 8th, 2015
For the second year in a row, more parents have donned their boys with the name Noah than any other name, the Social Security Administration announced this morning (May 8).
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Scarlett and Alessandro Top Sexiest Names List
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February 24th, 2015
What does the name Alessandro have that Howard doesn't? With its double S's and Greek origin, it's just sexier, according to an online survey on male and female names.
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