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This week on Thrive: March 15 – 19

Here’s a quick look at what Thrive was up to last week.

Children’s Michael Agus, MD kept us updated on his relief work in Haiti. There’s a better genetic test for autism. Children’s CEO, James Mandell, MD, discusses the cost of children’s care. Children’s is featured in two National Geographic documentaries – one on the Shang Dynasty and the other on rare medical conditions. A newborn’s hearing screening should not be ignored. Thrive blogger, Melissa, reports on disaster relief simulation training. Are iPhone apps okay for toddlers? How can kids respond to email chain letters?

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Children's research part of Shang Dynasty lead poisoning documentary

Alan Woolf, MD, MPH was part of a team that conducted experiments to find out if the vessels the Shang Dynasty drank from contributed to their early demise due to a combination of liquid and the materials the vessels were made from.

A documentary airing on the National Geographic channel tonight – Treasure Tomb of the Warrior Queen – explores just that.

Woolf took the time to answer this question for Thrive:

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