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The Kids Files are designed for kids and parents to explore together and learn about clinical studies, through interactive games and activity pages. (These pages will be regularly expanded with new content and activities, so please check back in over time.)

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  • Clinical Study: A research study using human subjects to evaluate the effect of interventions or exposures on te biomedical or health-related outcomes.
  • Placebo: A pill, liquid, or powder that has no active medicine in it. It's fake.
  • Assent: The term used when a child agrees to be in a study.