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Various websites offer a wealth of child development research articles. Topics covered include education, social behavior, family and child care, parenting styles, parenting teenagers and abuse and violence. Information on programs for children and families, pediatric health, disorders and diseases, nutrition, women and family and other areas of child development research are also provided.


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The goal of this website is to make child development research news articles easily accessible to the public. Topics covered include adoption, parenting, childcare, literacy, education, and medical research. Eurekalert also provides information on grants and awards given as well as recently published books.

The American Psychological Association (APA) website features psychology-related child development research news articles. At the time of this review the papers represented some health and medical research articles about A.D.D. treatment for preschool aged children, along with research on parenting, child abuse, and ethnic pride in teens.

KidsHealth was created by the Nemours Foundation's Center for Children’s Health media to provide child development research to the public. Research news articles discuss various topics ranging from parenting teenagers to creating a safe home environment. This website also features health research articles in Spanish.

This site is part of a network of specialty websites under the name MDLinx. The network is designed to provide physicians with a comprehensive site that delivers up-to-date medical research news from peer-reviewed medical publications.

MEDLINEplus provides health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. New medical research articles are posted daily on such topics as prescription and nonprescription drugs, asthma, autism and teen health. Articles are posted in English and in Spanish.

National Research Center for Women & Families is dedicated to providing health research and information that can be used to improve the lives of women, children, and families. Research news articles address a range of topics from parenting teens to the challenges of raising daughters.

This website organizes research news articles by four subject areas: Healthy and Safe Children, Children Ready for School, Children Succeeding in School and Strong Families. Topics covered include uninsured children, childcare, and early learning.