Amid fears of a global pandemic, protecting oneself from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is of utmost importance. Many governments are contemplating shutting down schools to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. Now, health officials urge workplaces to protect their employees against the deadly virus that has rippled across 51 countries and territories, infecting
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Adolescents who are bullied about their weight or body shape may be more likely to use alcohol or marijuana than those who are not bullied, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. The link between appearance-related teasing and substance use was strongest among overweight girls, raising special concerns about this group. This
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Drinking 12 ounces of sugary drinks more than once per day is linked to lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), (“good” cholesterol), and higher levels of triglycerides, in middle-aged and older adults, both of which have been shown to increase risk of cardiovascular disease. These results are from a new observational study published today
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Strong, smart and exceeding the i-size safety standard, the new REBL plus 360° car seat with seriously secure enhancements, cleverly converts so that your little one can ride safer for longer rear facing allowing you to relax and enjoy the journey from birth all the way up to four years old (40-105cm). Shop here: http://bit.ly/2nfHKXO
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Do you know how to play with kids? In this episode of Mom Docs, Dr. Dehra Harris shares a few tips to keep in mind when playing with children. “It’s all about connection,” explains Dr. Harris. When you play with your kids, ask questions and let them know you enjoy the activity. Let them take
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More than just causing discomfort, regional heatwaves have been associated with a number of health risks, particularly for children and the elderly. A new study by researchers at University of California San Diego identified another important at-risk group: people who are pregnant and their unborn infants. The study, published February 11, 2020 in Environment International,
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You’ve heard it mentioned a lot during your research into baby travel systems, but exactly what is ISOFIX? Well, it’s an internationally recognised way of ensuring that your baby’s car seat is attached safely, which works with most cars. ISOFIX car seat installation is nice and easy to do, as well as secure. Products featured:
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Dr. Dehra Harris, a pediatric psychiatrist with Washington University at St. Louis Children’s Hospital discusses the signs and symptoms in ADHD in children. Parents often ask me, “Is ADHD overdiagnosed?” That’s a tough question to answer. Many factors affect a child’s attention, making ADHD a complicated diagnosis. We follow standards and strict procedures to assess
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Colon cancer is more likely to be lethal in children and young adults than middle-aged adults. In a single-institution study, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex., found that differences in mortality rates persist regardless of whether pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients (aged 24 and younger) were born with
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