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Kids living near major roads at higher risk of developmental delays

Young children who live close to a major roadway are twice as likely to score lower on tests of communications skills, compared to those who live farther away from a major roadway, according to an analysis by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and the University of California, Merced. Moreover, children born to women… Read More »

Unvaccinated kids banned from public

A county in New York City’s northern suburbs declared a state of emergency over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people. It hopes a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. “It’s an attention grab, there’s no question about it,” Rockland County Executive… Read More »