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Study Finds Links to Young Children's Slower Growth (Financial Express)

Feb 7, 2017

Bangladesh's English-language Financial Express newspaper reported on a study by Senior Research Fellow Derek Headey that found a link between childhood exposure to animal feces and stunting. Stunting has serious implications, Headey said, because "it's strongly associated with poor health and cognition as well as reduced educational attainment and subsequent lifetime earnings."