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Pediatric Research Gets Boost From Web

Bridget M. Kuehn
JAMA. 2008;300(20):2357-2358. doi:10.1001/jama.2008.646.
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For parents already stressed from caring for a child with an illness, deciding whether to enroll their youngster in a relevant clinical trial can be a daunting task. But a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) Web site aims to make that process easier by providing parents with information about the risks and benefits of pediatric trials, the processes involved, and advice on how to assess such studies.

At a new National Institutes of Health Web site, parents can read about pediatric clinical trials and watch first-person accounts of clinicians, parents, and youths involved in trials.

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At a new National Institutes of Health Web site, parents can read about pediatric clinical trials and watch first-person accounts of clinicians, parents, and youths involved in trials.

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