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Stories with subject: Child development
  • Noise harder on children than adults, hinders how they learn story has photos
    Updated: Feb-13-16 2:17 pm

    WASHINGTON - From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's, and new research shows it can hinder how youngsters learn.

  • CDC ships Zika test for pregnant women; Puerto Rico at risk story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-11-16 3:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - The government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments around the country, but warning there could be temporary shortages, as travelers try to tell if they returned with an infection that could put a developing baby at risk.