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2015 Child Health Day

Schools Worsen Inequality, Especially in Math Instruction

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in shortchanging the nation’s poorest students of critical math skills, according to a massive new study led by a Michigan State University…

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Helping Toddlers’ Understand Emotion Key to Development

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Child Health day, Oct. 5, 2015 The simple parenting strategy of helping toddlers understand emotion may reduce behavioral problems later on, finds a federally funded study led by…

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Voice/Speech Disorders Pioneer Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, August 31, 2015
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Dimitar Deliyski, a pioneer and international leader in the field of voice and speech disorders, has been awarded the designation of MSU Foundation Professor, the first for the…

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Childhood Stress Fuels Weight Gain in Women

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 When it comes to weight gain for women, childhood stress appears to be a bigger culprit than stress during adulthood, finds a…

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Climate Change Alters All Life – Including Kids

Monday, June 15, 2015

Child Health day, Oct. 5, 2015 From heat waves to damaged crops to asthma in children, climate change is a major public health concern, argues a Michigan State…

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Jaundice-Treating Blanket Is MSU Student Start-Up

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 A new medical device that will improve the way infants with jaundice are treated is one step closer to market, thanks to…

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Stuttering Linked to Rhythm Perception Deficiency

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015   Stuttering may be more than a speech problem. For the first time, researchers have found that children who stutter have difficulty…

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‘Fracture Prints’ Solve Child Abuse Cases

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 Much like a finger leaves its own unique print to help identify a person, researchers are now discovering that skull fractures leave…

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Project FIT – New Approaches to School Nutrition

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015   A recent project led by Michigan State University researchers has shown that a multicomponent approach could be a valuable method in…

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MSU Leads $4.7Mil. Project to Tackle Childhood Obesity

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015   Michigan State University researchers will lead a $4.7 million effort to tackle childhood obesity, one of the nation’s biggest health challenges,…

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