Month: January 2020

Photo: iStock Photo In case parents needed to hear another thing we’ve been getting wrong all along, researchers from Stanford University published a study recently that suggests we might need to rethink what we’ve been told are normal and fever temperatures. The study analyzed databases from the mid 1800s to 2017, and found that humans’ normal
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Blue baby syndrome is a group of conditions where the blood has decreased ability to carry oxygen, thus resulting in a bluish coloration of the skin. The color is most noticeable on the lips, earlobes, and nail beds. It is recommended to seek medical attention if your baby has cyanosis.
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Our patients are brave. They face things they don’t fully understand with a spirit that continues to astonish us. Jubi was featured at the 2016 Table Tops Spring Event, an annual fundraising event for St. Louis Children’s Hospital. This is her story. Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Jubi. She had
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RAD kids have unique challenges, but it is possible to connect and parent child with RAD. Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder struggle to form relationships with parents or caregivers. This lack of connection is manifested in not seeking out comfort when distressed or engaging in social interactions. EFFECTIVE PRAISE All parents should learn how to
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Your sister-in-law becomes your partner in fun when you develop a good rapport with her. But how do you do that? You may ask. Well, for this, you first need to know her well; and to know her well, you need to make efforts to strike up a close friendship with her. You can start
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Researchers are at work to find effective treatments to help young patients with brain tumors. Hundreds of brain organoids have been developed in the laboratories of the University of Trento to understand the genetic mechanisms responsible for these hard to treat diseases. In this way, the research team coordinated by Luca Tiberi of the Armenise-Harvard
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Meen Rashi is the last or the 12th zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. It is represented by two fish, sometimes connected by a cord. The Meen Rashi corresponds to the Pisces zodiac sign of western astrology. According to astrology, babies born under Meen Rashi may have names beginning with the
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Over the past year, at least seven children have died from diseases including influenza while being detained by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency. Infectious disease experts at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) called for protections like influenza vaccinations to prevent serious outbreaks. “Detention centers have
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Today we’re talking all about periods and going over everything you should know for your daughter’s first period. At what age should you expect it? How long should it last? How can you help your daughter get ready for her first period? Dr. Holly Hoefgen, Pediatric Gynecologist, answers all of these questions and offers advice
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AWESOME BREAKFAST IDEAS Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It should be yummy and give you energy for the whole day. Cooking something really cool and yummy for breakfast can be a difficult task. It’s not always easy to come up with a good idea. However, today we’re here to save your
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Workers in many industries inadvertently bring home toxic contaminants, endangering the health of their families. Those at greatest risk are the least likely to benefit from current regulations. A new review by researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health calls for recognition of
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New clinical guidelines call strongly for providing psychosocial supports for children and adolescents with complex attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Developed by the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP), the guideline provides a framework for diagnosing and treating complex ADHD in these age groups. Its recommendations complement existing ADHD guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics
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Image: Shutterstock Makar Rashi is the tenth zodiac sign in the Vedic astrology and is represented by a horned goat. This rashi or zodiac sign corresponds to the Capricorn zodiac sign of western astrology. It is believed that Makar Rashi babies preferably have their names starting with the sounds “Kh” or “Ja.” This MomJunction post
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MIND-BLOWING SOAP TRICKS It’s time to soap-up your life! You might be used to the regular white and dull bar of soap, but today we’ll show you all the different possibilities when you let your creativity loose. Soap doesn’t have to be boring; it can actually be a very important piece of decoration in your
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Ideas for 5 valentines that kids can make in bulk for the entire class… so that mom doesn’t have to! Subscribe to WUM for new vids M-W-Th-F! http://bit.ly/sub2moms Watercolor Valentines SUPPLIES • Watercolor • Stock paper • Paintbrushes • Empty toilet paper roll • Acrylic paint STEPS 1. Have kids paint on one piece of
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