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Penn State launches new research effort to help abused kids


April 19, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new research program at Penn State aims to improve the health of neglected and abused children and test an innovative approach to screen kids for head injuries.

Penn State said Tuesday it will establish the Center for Healthy Children at its main campus, supported by nearly $8 million from the National Institutes for Health. The university is putting in more than $3 million.

The program will supplement the university's Child Maltreatment Solutions Network , established in response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. The network will continue its work...

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