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Parents Daily News Roundup

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Key Breast Milk Ingredient Synthesized
Engineers have synthesized a sugar that is one of the key nutrients found in breast milk. (via Science Daily)

Some Children May Need Two Flu Shots
The American Academy of Pediatrics released its new guidelines for children’s influenza vaccines saying that this year some may need two shots depending on their age and when they last received a vaccination. (via CNN)

Mother’s Depression Linked to Children’s Height
According to researchers, children whose mothers were depressed during their first year of life experience stunted growth. (via ABC News)

Increase in Antipsychotic Drug Use in Children
Although the drugs are not approved by the FDA, antipsychotic drug use is being prescribed by more doctors, particularly for children with ADHD. (via Science Daily)

Number of Homeless Children in New York Nears Great Depression Highs
Along with a rise in overall homelessness in New York City, 19,000 children are now living in the city’s homeless shelter system. (The Daily News)

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