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Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with infants, children and adolescents and their diseases. A child's physician provides not only medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill but also preventive health services for healthy children. This category includes news on childhood diseases and illnesses, parenting tips, learning and development, social skills, breastfeeding and infant care.
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Reasons reported by children, youth for being on the streets

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 07:00
Poverty was the most common reason reported by children and youth, globally, for why they were on the streets, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.

Researchers discover novel risk factor in breast cancer protein 1 (BRCA1) for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 06:00
Researchers at the University of Toronto have discovered a novel function performed by the breast cancer 1 protein (BRCA1), which regulates DNA repair.

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