Month: October 2021

Since March 2020, parents, educators, and politicians have debated whether to send children to school in person during the COVID-19 pandemic. New research suggests that in most regions, with the exception of the South, opening schools for in-person learning was not associated with an increase in COVID-19 case rates in the community. The results of
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Andrew C. Glatz, MD, an internationally recognized expert in pediatric interventional cardiology, has been selected to lead the Division of Pediatric Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also will become the Louis Larrick Ward Professor of Pediatrics and treat patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
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Image: Shutterstock The largest Caribbean Island, Cuba, is situated in the north of the Caribbean Sea. A beautiful island country with Havana as its capital city, Cuba is known for its picturesque beaches, architectural marvels, rum, cigars, and people. Cuba is proud of having a blend of people with surnames whose roots can be traced
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According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), radiologists need to be cognizant of the association between coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mRNA vaccination and myocarditis, as well as the role of cardiac MRI for assessing suspected myocarditis postvaccination. “In this small case series, all patients with myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination were adolescent males and had a
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When given cash with no strings attached, low- and middle-income parents increased their spending on their children, according to Washington State University research. The study, published in the journal Social Forces, also found that the additional funding had little impact on child-related expenditures of high-income parents. For the study, WSU sociologist Mariana Amorim analyzed spending
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7 tips and tricks that’ll save you time and money when shopping for kids’ stuff at the drugstore. Browsing the pharmacy aisle can make a parent’s head spin. The multitude of options for things like pain relief, sunscreen and first aid is overwhelming, and it can be hard to know you’re purchasing the best thing for you kid—and
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Adolescence is a critical period for the evolution of cardiometabolic risk factors that are largely influenced by diet and lifestyle. Understanding these risk factors is essential to developing effective dietary guidance for disease prevention targeting this critical age period. Recently published research in the British Journal of Nutrition found that 9-17 year-old girls who consumed
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Changing levels of the chemical dopamine, a chemical most associated with motivation, may help explain why stressful experiences during infancy can lead to lasting behavioral issues, a new study in rodents shows. Experts have long understood that negative experiences early in life among rodents and other mammals, including humans, can affect later social development. Past
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Written by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts (Ages 5-8) Aaron wants to become a writer and loves listening to stories. But he’s struggling: Every time he tries to read, the writing just looks like a bunch of chicken scratch. So how will he ever relay his own stories without using words? mastermindtoys.ca
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