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Local participants sought for National Children’s Study

The National Children’s Study is the largest and longest study of children’s health ever conducted in the United States. The study is committed to identifying ways to improve the health and well-being of children. It seeks to understand how the environment — the places where children live, learn, and play — may be linked to early childhood diseases. Hundreds of children in Ramsey County will participate in this unique national study, which will follow more than 100,000 children across the United States from before birth until age 21. Researchers from the University of Minnesota are leading the effort in Ramsey County, one of 37 sites nationwide where the study is underway. Continue Reading →

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