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Further insight needed into potential development delays in preterm children

Executive functioning delays – such as difficulties with attention, concentration and self-control – which frequently occur in preterm children actually persist beyond early infancy, through to school-entry age, new research has found. Researchers from the College of Health and Medicine’s Division of Psychology studied how preterm children, are at a higher risk of developing executive… Read More »

Children Living in Apartments Are Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

Children residing in apartments experience exposure to secondhand smoke regardless of whether nobody smokes in their own unit. Research shows that housing type plays a part in children’s tobacco smoke exposure, in spite of the best intentions of parents. The research shows significant evidence of increased exposure to secondhand smoke in children who reside in… Read More »