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AHD @Alliance_HDHow to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs When Everyone Is Doing Them https://t.co/yGdNzRijdj3 days ago
AHD @Alliance_HDSmoking during pregnancy doubles the risk of sudden unexpected infant death, study warns. "...any amount of smoking during pregnancy -- even just one cigarette a day -- doubles the risk of an infant dying from sudden unexpected infant death (SUID)." https://t.co/EbXxJYOiJE https://t.co/bpbh8BA91S1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDAnti-vaxers' adult son gets measles; now, he has this message for the world @CNN https://t.co/NHxyTwIjVg1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDBlood test developed to predict spontaneous preterm birth https://t.co/KvpfdpfyUl2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDStudy provides new details on how stress processes in low-income families could affect children's learning https://t.co/bR8LFz37Tm via @PsyPost2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDDr. S.Matthews, Dir. of Research @Alliance_HD w. Nicole Girard, Canadian Consul Gen. Bangalore - discussing the HeLTI India project and the HeLTI initiative with Dr. Kumaran, HeLTI-India PI, Epidemiology, Holdsworth Memorial Hospital, Mysore and Dr. D. Sellen @UofT @CIHR_IRSC https://t.co/n64qaGkOmy3 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDRT @UNICEF: This is for anyone who has experienced abuse online… Powerful spoken word poem by @Clickfortaz. #ENDviolence online. https:/…3 weeks ago
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AHD @Alliance_HDThe popular view that music enhances creativity has been challenged by @LancasterUni researchers: How listening to music 'significantly impairs' creativity https://t.co/Vjyo2I51jD3 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDAn inside look at the fate of an African woman experiencing the pain and stigma of infertility https://t.co/upL3GPe7m23 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDNature vs. nurture: Do genes influence our morals? "Your genes are not totally deterministic of who you are. Genes simply give you a potential. People still make their own choices and have agency in shaping who they become." https://t.co/0LuoxGMkE33 weeks ago
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AHD @Alliance_HDRT @BORNOntario: BFI Strategy for Ontario Webinar - March 5, 2019 - Weeding through the Evidence: #Cannabis and #Breastfeeding https://t.co…3 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDNew 'postpartum house' in Calgary believed to be one of first of its kind in Canada | CBC News https://t.co/CV51X8z44L4 weeks ago

AHD Executive Director is one of the co-authors of the new series on early childhood development by The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and best known general medical journals.

Prof. Stephen Lye: “We have a growing understanding of the importance of early childhood development and the first 1000 days of life, beginning right from the fertilization of the egg, on brain development. By the age of three, 85 per cent of brain development will be complete.”

The series was launched at a conference on “Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale,” hosted by the UNICEF, the World Bank and the WHO on October 5, 2016 where Steve Lye delivered a presentation on the importance of ECD.