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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Acne in children is a common skin condition during preadolescent and adolescent years. There are several forms of acne, including blackheads and cysts, and they mostly occur due to excess oil production due to hormonal changes. Painful pimples on the face, forehead, shoulders, and back are characteristics of acne. Despite
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Teething usually marks the beginning of the transition from breast milk or formula to solids. However, the teething period can be uncomfortable and bothersome for the young one. Along with several issues, such as gum pain, drooling rash, and disturbed sleep, your baby may also experience diarrhea. As a first-time
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 25 2020 expectancyA team that includes UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers has found American children whose educations have been disrupted by the pandemic, even as little as 2-4 months, may face shortened life spans. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has extracted an enormous sacrifice from its
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16 Theatre-worthy hacks to make family movie night that much more special! We can’t believe #12 worked as well as it did. From shortcut slushies to easy cleanup.. enjoy the show. =) Previous MOM HACKS ℠ …. Ep. 1 Grocery Shopping: https://youtu.be/SRsUyLr47_g Ep. 2 Arts & Crafts: https://youtu.be/vwMH9eJGTcU Ep. 3 Laundry Edition: https://youtu.be/qDJgt-sto-Q Ep. 4
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Is high school getting kind of boring? We have exactly what you need to mix things up in the classroom with your friends (and frenemies). Today we’ll show you a bunch of hilarious pranks and tricks to play on them and have fun. Let’s begin with a classic: the sneeze prank! You’ll need a small
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 24 2020 A new paper from the Department of Psychiatry and the Population Health program at University Hospitals (UH) Cleveland Medical Center, proposes a framework for eliminating defects in behavioral health treatment. Entitled “Eliminating Defects in Behavioral Health Treatment,” the paper was published online on Nov. 19 in the journal
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By the time he was two and a half, Malikai Morrell had already suffered through a whopping 11 ear infections. His family doctor examined him regularly and wasn’t concerned, but when Malikai started junior kindergarten, Amy Morrell realized her son was really struggling. “I noticed him staring at my lips when I was talking,” she
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 24 2020 A recent study evaluating the use of force by police against children found that Black and Hispanic adolescents are significantly more likely to die from shootings related to police intervention compared to non-Hispanic white adolescents. The findings, led by Children’s National Hospital researchers and reported online Nov. 24
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 24 2020 In the most comprehensive analysis to date of U.S. children tested and treated for COVID-19, an organization representing seven of the nation’s largest pediatric medical centers reports that some groups of children are faring significantly worse than children in general during the pandemic. Findings from the PEDSnet organization–which
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 23 2020 Results of a new study show that opioid overdose deaths involving more than one substance (polysubstances) are more common than opioid-only overdose deaths among youth. Led by researchers at Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction, the data shows that cocaine and other stimulants like crystal methamphetamine are
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 20 2020 Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, have been awarded a five-year, $8.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to further illuminate the
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 20 2020 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Zokinvy (lonafarnib) capsules to reduce the risk of death due to Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome and for the treatment of certain processing-deficient progeroid laminopathies in patients one year of age and older. Zokinvy is not approved for use in patients with
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 20 2020 Researchers at the University of Helsinki, Aarhus University and the University of Manchester have investigated the link between the socio-economic position of parents and the risk of children developing mental disorders later in life. As research data, the project employed a cohort of roughly one million Danish children
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 20 2020 The results gained in a study involving approximately one million Danish children increase the understanding of how socio-economic differences in childhood affect the development of mental disorders in the Nordic countries. Researchers at the University of Helsinki, Aarhus University and the University of Manchester have investigated the link
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Tooth decay is a common infectious disease of early childhood since a baby’s teeth are susceptible to decay as soon as teething begins (1). Baby bottle tooth decay or nursing caries could occur due to poor dental hygiene and prolonged use of the bottle for consuming liquids with natural or
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 18 2020 Children born with a common genetic condition, familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), are at increased risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) early in life. Despite long-standing national guidelines, cholesterol screening — for children at age 2 for those with a family history of heart disease and between the ages of
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