The initial phase of the National Children's Study is poised to begin with a $69 million appropriation from Congress and the addition of 22 new study centers. The study is led by the Department of Health and Human Services (through the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and by the Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.nationalchildrensstudy.gov).
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