Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D. has served as Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development since August 2010, following a term as Acting Director beginning in December 2009.
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Two rare tumors diagnosed in about 1,000 people every year are missed in many other people. In those people, symptoms are often mistaken for stress
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For 20 years, the Safe to Sleep® campaign has led the effort to reduce rates of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and, more recently, other sleep-related infant deaths. Dr. Shavon Artis is the guiding force behind the campaign.
This AIDS Awareness Month, learn about HIV/AIDSsymptoms, prevention, and treatment.
1 in 5 teens reported not knowing their HIV status when they started having sex.
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Find out more about NICHD small business grants programs.
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