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Researchers in Chile Study

Caption: A collaborative research team from Patagonia, Chile, and Seattle, Wash., studied the effects of infant sucking habits on children's speech development. From left to right are Annette Fitzpatrick, Asterio Andrade, Juan Carlos Velez Gonzalez, Carlita Barbosa and Besie Cordova at El Centro de Rehabilitaciones Club de Leones "Cruz del Sur" in Patagonia, Chile

Credit: El Centro de Rehabilitaciones Club de Leones

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