The LLU School of Public Health and School of Medicine are helping lead local efforts of a landmark nationwide study, the National Children’s Study. Faculty will participate in monitoring 1,000 children in San Bernardino County from birth until age 21.
Nationwide, the study will follow 105,000 children across the United States. It will keep track of what they eat, drink, touch, and breathe. Other information to be studied includes some of the nation’s most pressing health problems, including autism, birth defects, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.