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Mom’s healthy diet can reduce baby’s risk of heart defects

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According to a new study, not only are you what you eat, so is your unborn child. Research published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood (Fetal...

Study: Infants most likely to catch whooping cough from siblings

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A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that infants most commonly catch pertussis from their siblings. The research, published online in the...

Mothers with active PTSD more likely to suffer spontaneous preterm birth

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after experiencing events that create fear, helplessness or horror, such as a threat to life or physical integrity. Seeing another person in...

Racial and ethnic disparities exist in ADHD diagnosis

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder of childhood, affecting an estimated 3-5% of school aged children. It affects school performance and interpersonal...

Menopausal symptoms linked to bone health

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In the U.S. 47 million women are of menopausal age, 19 million experience vasomotor symptoms, 9 million of whom experience moderate-to-severe symptoms. Vasomotor symptoms or VMS i.e., hot...

Extremely simple sniff test may diagnose autism

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Early diagnosis of any disease condition can result in early intervention and improve outcome. Now, researchers at the Weizman Institute of Science in Israel have developed a surprisingly...

Night shift work detrimental to your health

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The term "rotational shiftwork" covers a wide variety of work schedules and implies that shifts rotate or change according to a set schedule according to the Canadian Center...

Pediatrician shows how to calm a crying infant instantly

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Any parent will tell you there is nothing more frustrating or exhausting than a crying infant who can not be consoled. According to a California pediatrician, the solution...

A sense of purpose in life nurtures better health

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Many people say they feel healthier when they have a sense of purpose in life. New research shows that having a sense of purpose in life actually nurtures...

Female domestic violence victims at a higher risk for mental health...

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Women who are victims of domestic violence are at a greater risk for mental health disorders such as psychosis and depression as well as physical injuries, say researchers...

Bullied teens at higher risk for depression and suicidal thoughts

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Teens who are the victims of bullying are more likely to report severe depression, are considering suicide, and carry weapons to school say several studies by the North...

Homework trouble, anxiety, and anger may signal medical problems in kids

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Parents are usually quick to notice physical symptoms of illness in their kids, but may not connect their children’s anxiety or temper tantrums with possible medical problems, says...