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$3.6 million grant supports pediatric asthma research

$3.6 million grant supports pediatric asthma research

March 23, 2016

Jill Halterman, professor of pediatrics, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to research a preventive asthma intervention that could help patients better manage their condition while reducing acute emergency room visits.

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‘Summer slide’ slows when kids pick summer reading list

‘Summer slide’ slows when kids pick summer reading list

May 20, 2015

At the end of the school year, districts often send reading lists home with their students in the hopes of combating the literacy loss experienced during the long break. But a Medical Center study shows these programs can be more effective with only a small tweak: Let the kids choose the books.

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Congenital herpes tied to lower developmental test scores in infants

Congenital herpes tied to lower developmental test scores in infants

November 4, 2014

A new Medical Center study showed that babies with congenital human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) scored several points lower than those without the infection. Scores for the infected babies were similar to those exposed to lead or cocaine in the womb.

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$3.6 Million grant funds asthma study for urban teens

$3.6 Million grant funds asthma study for urban teens

July 7, 2014

The most common chronic childhood illness, asthma affects an estimated 1 in 10 children and teenagers in the United States. Low-income and minority youth develop asthma even more often.

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Martha Mock Named 2012 Marc Gold Innovative Practices in Transition Award Winner

Martha Mock Named 2012 Marc Gold Innovative Practices in Transition Award Winner

September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The award was founded to recognize and honor the achievements of individuals and organizations that have demonstrated innovation in transition services.

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