In Sierra Leone alone, a country of just over six million people, the Ebola epidemic has orphaned more than 12,000 children who have lost one or both family members, according to Street Child, a British charity

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Today’s regulations are designed to prevent gray areas, said Dr. Margaret Moon, a pediatrician and faculty at the Berman Institute. “Black and white is not necessarily a bad thing because we’ve made some really bad mistakes in the past and, as a society, we are reeling in those failures. But the rules can never encompass all the details of every situation. They are just a blunt instrument to do the best we can.”

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A new grant will go straight after a leading killer of kids under five: undernutrition

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Bill that would prohibit parents from not vaccinating their kids passes state senate

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Michael was born biologically male 13 years ago on the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation. Mom, Dee, remembers buying dresses for three nieces when Michael — who now goes by Michaela — was about 6 years old

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Sue Docken’s start in life, in 1951, with a no-questions-asked cash adoption at the hands of a midwife, had strong elements of the crime scene that it was

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Scans show that brain regions crucial for the development of language, memory and reasoning skills tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgrounds

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“I want to prevent what I’m seeing on the autopsy table. … A lot of times, I’m standing there going, ‘I don’t think this person had a very nice early childhood.’ ” – Dr. Nancy Hardt, pathologist, University of Florida

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