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Baldwin County Selected for Children's Health Study
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Baldwin County is one of more 105 counties across the country chosen to take part in the largest long-term study of children's health in history.

The study will look at genetics and the environment and how they affect children's health.

The study will monitor children from right before birth until they are 21 years old.

The National Children's Study is looking for women between the ages of 18-49 who are or may become pregnant to volunteer to become a part of this study.

The organization will be monitor 100,000 children across the country.

Three counties were chosen in Georgia, but Baldwin County is the first to launch the project in the state.

The National Children's Study is holding a meeting on Friday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. at Oak Hill Middle School.

The meeting is open to the public.

The National Children's Study is also looking for volunteers to help spread the word about the project.

 

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