Tracking Kids' Health Into Adulthood

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The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development is launching a 21-year program designed to monitor the health of more than 100,000 infants.

The study will offer an in-depth look at how genetics and the environment affect women and their children.

Farai Chideya talks with Yvonne Maddox, the group's deputy director.



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