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The summer newsletter of the Coalition for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities is now available. Sponsored by The Arc of New Jersey, this issue was written in collaboration with . To learn more about keeping your children happy and safe over the summer months, read the newsletter here summer-2009-newsletter
A new study by Elise Gould of the Economic Policy Institute describes the economic and child wellbeing benefits of lead abatement. While public health initiatives and other laws have reduced lead exposure among children, lead poisoning poses a threat to some at-risk groups. Even low levels can lead to significant neurological damage, resulting in cognitive and behavioral problems, later health problems and even criminal activity.
A new study from CDC suggests that the number of women who drink alcohol while pregnant is not decreasing. Released as part of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the study reports that nearly one in eight women drank alcohol while pregnant.
Alcohol's Good for You? Some Scientists Doubt it, an article published in the Health section of the New York Times this week discusses the research regarding the health benefits and controversies associated with moderate consumption of alcohol.
There is so much you can do to protect your child and prevent injuries to their brain and bodies. Keep visiting this site. And, oh, be sure to share this short video with others who care.
Yes, you can protect your child. Learn more how to keep your child safe every day. It is our goal for you to BE IN THE KNOW about anything that can harm your unborn child or any way to prevent accidents, poisoning and other problems with your child. Keep visiting this site.
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