Study: Parents' Presence Helps Heal Children - Harvard University

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    Study: Parents' Presence Helps Heal Children - Harvard University

    Sick children heal quicker when parents are there, studies have shown, yet less than half of working parents stay home when kids are sick.

    A recent Harvard survey sheds light on why this apparently effective remedy "the presence of a parent" is so rare, showing that paid leave is the largest determinant of whether parents take time off to be home with the kids.
     
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