Month: September 2020

Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The reasons for vomiting in babies can range from indigestion and prolonged crying to anomalies of the gastrointestinal tract.  Although there is no need to worry about occasional vomiting in babies, frequent vomiting requires medical care to identify and treat the cause. It is also essential to seek medical care
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 24 2020 Today, a group of health, environmental, and consumer organizations challenged the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) practice of not accounting for the cumulative health effect of chemicals in the diet when allowing new chemicals in food. Over 60 years ago, Congress passed a law requiring that FDA and
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 23 2020 The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) today announced the publication of the organization’s first patient and caregiver resource focused on a childhood cancer type. The brand new NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) shares the latest expert advice for treating infants, children, and adolescents with
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge And ❤ share this video with 10 friends (https://youtu.be/acyUuzZCr8w) The Parenting Junkie shares how to connect with your child. Instead of trying to be present-ish with your kids 24/7, you can focus on connecting with your kids during care giving times – as illustrated in the RIE method
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Teachers need to have agency to shape the learning environment, and address their students’ emotional well-being before embarking on an ambitious plan to make up for lost academic time. Many Canadian children are now returning to their classrooms after schools shut down in March to stem the spread of COVID-19. Classrooms under strict health guidelines are very different
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 23 2020 For Laura Stoutingburg and her family, Halloween has always been a monthlong celebration of corn mazes, pumpkin patches and, of course, trick-or-treating in their suburban Denver neighborhood. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the mother of two to change their plans. “Traditional trick-or-treating house to house does not
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 23 2020 Newly published changes to NSF/ANSI/CAN 61, the drinking water product standard required in the United States and Canada, further restrict the amount of lead that can leach from plumbing products, NSF International announced today. The significantly more rigorous requirements were approved after nearly three years of exploring various
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The coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), placed many countries into lockdown during the peak of the pandemic. Now, many nations have re-opened businesses to boost their economies, which have been negatively impacted by the outbreak. With many countries lifting restrictions, and some schools opening their face-to-face classes,
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 22 2020 The first study comparing the immune responses of adults and children with COVID-19 has detected key differences that may contribute to understanding why children usually have milder disease than adults. The findings also have important implications for vaccines and drugs being developed to curb COVID-19. The study was
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Image: Shutterstock Rajput is derived from the Sanskrit word “raja-putra,” meaning “son of a king.” They are a group of patrilineal clans with origin in northern, central, and western India. Known for their faithfulness, bravery, and royalty, they rose to prominence from the sixth to 12th centuries. The Rajputs are subdivided into the following three
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 22 2020 New research suggests when the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing, low-cost, recurring screening of asymptomatic people – at an expense of approximately $3 or less per test every two weeks – could decrease COVID-19 infections and deaths and be cost-effective. When the pandemic is surging, screening can be cost-effective
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Children undergo phases of rapid growth and development, bringing in dietary and lifestyle changes. Due to these changes, a child’s quantity and quality of food intake could stumble, creating nutritional gaps. Nutritional gaps hinder growth and development. Besides, it could increase the risk of health issues, such as nutritional deficiencies,
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 22 2020 A study out of University Hospitals (UH) found that removing the cost barrier for coronary artery calcium (CAC) screening resulted in an immediate increase in utilization of the test. Furthermore, no-charge calcium screening was associated with an increase in representation by women, minorities and people living in ZIP
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 21 2020 Using sensitive parameters to assess cardiac function, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that cardiac involvement in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) differs from Kawasaki disease (KD) and is associated with myocardial injury. The findings were published recently in the Journal of the American
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