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CDC Child Development Campaign Expands to Target More Than 400,000 Child Care Facilities Nationwide (Popularity: )
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with a coalition of national partners, is launching a new phase of the "Learn the Signs. Act Early" public awareness campaign. This childhood development campaign is designed to help increase awareness about the importance of tracking a child’s social and emotional development, including the potential early warning signs of autism and other developmental disabilities. The new phase targets more than ...

CDC Finds Increase in Teen Suicide; NYU Child Study Center Responds -- Identifies Warning Signs and Provides Tips for Parents (Popularity: )
The New York University Child Study Center has identified warning signs of depression in teenagers for parents and tips for helping teens who may be depressed, in light of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC study, published in the February 2007 issue of Pediatrics finds that suicide rates in children under 19 years of age increased between 2003 and 2004. Suicide was ...

CDC Launches Multi-state Study on Autism; $5.9 Million Awarded to Five Sites (Popularity: )
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is initiating a multi-state collaborative study to help identify factors that may put children at risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other developmental disabilities. Approximately 2,700 children, ages 2 to 5, and their parents will be part of this study.CDC has awarded a total of $5.9 million to five sites - Kaiser Foundation Research Institute in California, Colorado Department of Public ...

Chicago Magazine Finds the Best for Families (Popularity: )
Chicago magazine, the largest city monthly in the country, uncovers some of the Windy City's best family-friendly possibilities in the March issue, which hits newsstands this week. The magazine presents a guide to smart things for kids, parents, and moms-to-be. "The Chicago area is a treasure chest of resources for families, and with this issue we pulled together some of the top possibilities," said Richard Babcock, Chicago magazine editor. "Whether ...

Child Passenger Safety Week Educates Parents on Car Seat Safety and Installation (Popularity: )
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on average four kids aged 14 and under die in car crashes every day and more than five hundred are injured. The risk, however, is dramatically decreased when a car seat is properly installed. This week marks NHTSA's annual car seat safety initiative, Child Passenger Safety Week (CPSW), to educate parents about proper car seat safety and installation, and prevent juvenile ...

ChildCare Education Institute Gives Child Care Staff a Professional Development Course in Observance of Child Safety and Protection Month (Popularity: )
ChildCare Education Institute is committed to developing relevant and up-to-date online coursework that enriches early childhood professionals and the care provided to children in child care settings. CCEI offers several courses that address the issue of child safety in a child care setting.According to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, over 2.6 million children, aged birth to 5 years of age, will suffer from unintentional injuries. Of those ...

Children with ADHD at Risk for Alcohol Problems (Popularity: )
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at risk for alcohol abuse or dependence -- as well as other substance-related problems -- as they grow older, new research confirms. Two University of Pittsburgh-led studies show that ADHD is, indeed, a risk factor for alcohol problems, with parental alcoholism and stressful experiences in the family playing an important role. Results are published in the April issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & ...

Children's Media Expert to Report on Research for Fred Rogers Center (Popularity: )
Internationally-recognized children's media expert, Dr. Ellen A. Wartella, Senior Fellow of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College, will report on her recent research regarding how media can be used to further young children's healthy development at 4:30 p.m. Monday, December 4 at the Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave., Pittsburgh. Dr. Wartella's extensive research has studied such questions as the effects of early ...

China Immunises Millions of Children Against Hepatitis B in Historic Collaboration Between Government and GAVI Alliance (Popularity: )
Since 2002, China has immunised 11.1 million children in the country's poorest and most remote western and central provinces against hepatitis B, reducing their risk of developing a deadly and common liver cancer, according to an announcement made today by the Chinese government and the GAVI Alliance. Following a ceremony in Beijing, held to commend the Chinese for their dramatic progress, GAVI and Chinese health officials told journalists that the ...

Cleveland Clinic Gives Cleveland Schools $2.6 Million as Part of Clinic's Ongoing Commitment to Education (Popularity: )
As part of its long-term commitment to education, Cleveland Clinic is giving Cleveland Municipal School District $2.6 million to strengthen math and science curriculums for students in sixth through tenth grades. The funds are part of a five-year, $10-million commitment in cash and services Cleveland Clinic made in 2005 to support and enhance educational opportunities for Cleveland area children. The $2.6 million is a testament to Cleveland Clinic's commitment to ...