National Children's Study http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Community update Wed. for St. Louis in national children's health study http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/community-update-wed-st-louis-national-childrens-health-study <p>On Wednesday, St. Louis will get a progress report on local participation in the <a href="http://www.nationalchildrensstudy.gov/Pages/default.aspx">National Children&rsquo;s Study</a>.</p><p>The study &ndash; which is currently in a pilot phase &ndash; will examine how environmental factors affect the health and development of more than a 100,000 children nationwide, by tracking them from before birth to age 21.</p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:22:33 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 2376 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Community update Wed. for St. Louis in national children's health study First local baby born into National Children's Study http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/first-local-baby-born-national-childrens-study <p>Back in December 2010 <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-joins-national-childrens-study-health">we told you</a> that St. Louis is joining the <a href="http://www.nationalchildrensstudy.gov/Pages/default.aspx">National Children&#39;s Study</a>, the largest long-term study of child health ever conducted in the United States.</p> Tue, 08 Mar 2011 19:32:02 +0000 Kelsey Proud 678 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org First local baby born into National Children's Study St. Louis joins National Children's Study of health http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-joins-national-childrens-study-health <p>St. Louis is joining the <a href="http://www.nationalchildrensstudy.gov/Pages/default.aspx">National Children's Study</a>, the largest long-term study of child health ever conducted in the United States.</p><p>The study will follow 100,000 children nationwide from before birth to age 21.</p><p>Local study leader Louise Flick of <a href="http://www.slu.edu/publichealth.xml">Saint Louis University's School of Public Health</a> says more than 4,000 children from St. Louis City, Jefferson County, and southwestern Illinois will be asked to participate.</p> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 23:21:35 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 98 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis joins National Children's Study of health