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Many medications commonly used in newborns still have not been officially approved for use in this very young population, despite recent law changes encouraging the study of drugs in children, a new study finds.
Getting messy in a familiar location can help 16-month-olds learn words for nonsolid objects, which are trickier to identify than solid objects that keep their shapes. A new study highlights how important context is to language learning.
Research published in the journal Current Biology reveals that babies get the fundamentals of body awareness from birth. Newborns pay more attention to images that match sensory input on their bodies, as seen in this clip.