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Study: Happy Youngsters More Likely to Grow Into Wealthy Adults
In the first study of its kind, scientists discovered that the happiest kids tend to have greater wealth later in life. (via ScienceDaily)

Children Around Globe Worry About Education, Environment
According to an international poll education, food and the environment are top concerns for children around the globe, and particularly for youngsters growing up in developing countries. (via Reuters)

Study: Soggy Pants Not Parents’ Fault
A new study reveals that the wrong type of toilet training does not lead to incontinence later on. There have traditionally been two methods for toilet-training – parent oriented and child oriented. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests the child-oriented approach, but until now there has been little research to support either. (via NYTimes)

Antibiotics in Pregnancy Tied to Asthma in Kids
A Danish study reveals that children whose mothers took antibiotics while they were pregnant were slightly more likely than other kids to develop asthma. The results don’t prove that antibiotics caused the higher asthma risk, but they support a current theory that the body’s own “friendly” bacteria have a role in whether a child develops asthma, and antibiotics can disrupt those beneficial bugs. (via NBC)

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