Since late December 2019, there has been an emergence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that has to date infected over 12.2 million individuals across the globe and killed over 554,000 persons. One of the notable features of this virus is its particularly severe course among the elderly and those with comorbid
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. There’s a meme on the internet that reads: If you’ve never scooped poop out of a bathtub, are you even a parent? If you are a parent to a toddler, you know just how true this rings. When you become
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Inti St. Clair via Getty ImagesThere’s a lot of anecdotal evidence to suggest dogs can detect something is different when a familiar person is pregnant, even early on in the pregnancy. Dogs can be very sensitive creatures. They often have strong reactions to changes in their environments and the people in their lives, and have
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A commentary published in the journal Pediatrics, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, concludes that children infrequently transmit Covid-19 to each other or to adults and that many schools, provided they follow appropriate social distancing guidelines and take into account rates of transmission in their community, can and should reopen in
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 9 2020 How does the use of mobile devices affect children’s brains? A team from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a centre supported by the “la Caixa” Foundation, has conducted the first epidemiological study to explore the relationship between brain volume in preadolescents–more than 2,500 Dutch children–and different
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Growing up you were likely told that you have to graduate high school, go to college, get married, and then settle down to have kids. While that sounds like an ideal timeline, what if your life doesn’t follow this “traditional” plan? A four-year degree is not in everyone’s books, whether you don’t have the time
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Young children from dog-owning households have better social and emotional wellbeing than children from households who do not own a dog, suggests research published in the journal Pediatric Research. A team of researchers at the University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute utilised questionnaire data from 1,646 households that included children aged two to
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