Improving Babies' Language Skills Before They're Even Old Enough to Speak

In the first months of life, when babies begin to distinguish sounds that make up language from all the other sounds in the world, they can be trained to more effectively recognize which sounds “might” be language, accelerating the development of the brain maps which are critical to language acquisition and processing, according to new by April Benasich and colleagues of Rutgers University … …read more

Borderland babies exposed to tuberculosis waiting weeks for test appointment

By: Genevieve Curtis EL PASO, Texas — Borderland parents whose babies were exposed to tuberculosis at a local hospital are forced to wait weeks for testing. As KFOX14 previously reported, an employee of Providence Memorial Hospital with an active TB infection exposed 853 babies to tuberculosis for almost a year; five of those infants tested positive for the TB infection. … …read more