Month: December 2021

A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports in adolescents 11-14 years old, that schools account for a small, but significant part of a young person’s mental health. As young people transition back-to-school, we must prioritize their mental health and consider what we can
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Researchers in Japan have evaluated hemodynamic factors that may help identify sites where aneurysms are likely to form. Detailed findings of this study are described in the article “Computational fluid dynamic analysis of the initiation of cerebral aneurysms” by Soichiro Fujimura et al., published today in the Journal of Neurosurgery. Unruptured aneurysms are most often
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Sun protection is important all year round, including after the snow falls Created for Every parent knows that sunscreen is a must on sunny summer days, but how sun smart is your family during the winter? The truth is, sun protection can be just as  important during the winter, especially if you’re taking part in
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE An obstacle refers to an indoor or outdoor activity that involves movement such as running, climbing, crawling, or simply walking through a maze. Obstacle courses for toddlers and preschoolers can help kids improve their gross and fine motor skills, bilateral coordination, and build stamina. Obstacle course activities are not just
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An intervention shown to help first-time parents prevent childhood obesity has found spillover effects in second-born children as well, even without further training for the parents. The results are from a study funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. The intervention, called responsive
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A new study suggests that a parenting educational intervention for first-born children is robust enough to influence the weight of second-born children, according to a paper published online in Obesity, The Obesity Society’s flagship journal. The findings presented make the Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT) program the first educational intervention for
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