Image: iStock Obesity is a complex metabolic condition that affects one’s appearance and causes chronic health problems, such as type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), 20 percent of teens between 12 and 19 years are obese (1). The condition could affect a teen’s self-esteem, confidence, and long-term health.
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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) researchers, as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) network, report an increase in the number of children in Tennessee with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The researchers published their findings in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report series on Dec. 2.
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A bacterium common in the mouse gut microbiome can charge up the immune system to fight cancer cells in the colon, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine report today in the journal Immunity. The study showed that bacterium Helicobacter hepaticus boosted adaptive immune response and prompted selective activation of Helper T cells
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Image: Shutterstock Childhood behavioral disorders, also called developmental disorders, can be broadly categorized into brain-based and behavioral disorders (1). Brain disorders are caused by neurochemical problems or variations in the brain’s structure, whereas behavioral disorders refer to patterns of behavior that cause difficulty at home, school, or other social settings in a physically healthy child.
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Andreas Kuehn via Getty Images It’s not uncommon to get gray hair as we age, but of course humans want to reverse any sort of natural phenomenon the human body goes through that hints at our mortality. As such, there are products designed to stop those gray hairs from happening ― some supplements promise to
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This game is designed for younger children. We mix the games of “Stop and Go” and “Mother May I” to help children learn how rewards and consequences work. Learn how to improve your ability to give rewards here: https://www.smarterparenting.com/skills/effective-positive-rewards/ Learn how to give consequences that make a difference while preserving your relationship with your child:
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Is your favorite sweet chocolate? If you go crazy for desserts, you cannot miss the opportunity to know the best easy recipes to create beautiful and delicious food that will attract the attention of all your friends and acquaintances. With these kitchen hacks, you will become the most coveted chef in your neighborhood. Be sure
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