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    June 24, 2014  

    A new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that reading daily to young children, starting in infancy, can help with language acquisition and literacy skills. But, the report says, many children are missing out. Jeffrey Brown takes a closer look at the consequences and opportunities to improve with lead author of the study, Dr. Pamela High of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2007  

    Retired businessman Frank Brady’s charity Medical Missions for Children brings together American specialists with doctors in developing countries via teleconferencing to better treat children with rare illnesses. The NewsHour reports on the organization’s work. Continue reading