Month: July 2022

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused immense disruption in the lives of millions around the world. Businesses and schools were closed down, travel routes blocked, lockdowns enforced, and social distancing was enforced. Many companies also transitioned their employees to remote work while childcare simultaneously became unavailable. Amidst these changes, families struggled to adjust, as
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SUBSCRIBE!! http://bit.ly/2hxBhU7 #Skullcake #DayofTheDead2018 #dayofthedead #DiadelosMuertos How to Make a Skull Cake for Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead When I was a kid, we always celebrated Halloween with making caramel apples. I have such great memories of this and I always like to make new and super easy creative treats that take no
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Lemonade stands are an amazing activity for kids. Here’s an easy way to create one and some tips to squeeze the most out of your lemonade stand. 😋🍋 Subscribe to WUM for fun, helpful videos! http://bit.ly/sub2moms Mermaid Lemonade: https://youtu.be/HQ42DY2aVU4 Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles: https://www.chla.org/ways-help Follow Meg on Instagram!! http://instagram.com/madewithmeg Follow Avery on Instagram!! https://www.instagram.com/averyresnik…
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JMIR Publications recently published “Web-Based Training for Nurses on Using a Decision Aid to Support Shared Decision-making About Prenatal Screening: Parallel Controlled Trial” in JMIR Nursing which reported that in this study, these authors aimed to assess the impact of a shared decision-making (SDM) training program on nurses’ intention to use a decision aid with
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While infants exposed to opioids during their mother’s pregnancy have been linked to adverse health outcomes, a new study at the University of Missouri has found prenatal opioid exposure could trigger long-term neurological or behavioral effects later in a child’s life. The key is the opioid’s impact on the developing fetus’ gut microbiome – a
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While creating healthy family relationships is the wish of parents, most don’t know how to achieve this goal. The Teaching-Family Model is able to help improve families by giving parents the parenting tools they need to deal with parenting challenges in healthy and positive ways. When parents use behavior skills to create change the path
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Elementary school-age children who get less than nine hours of sleep per night have significant differences in certain brain regions responsible for memory, intelligence and well-being compared to those who get the recommended nine to 12 hours of sleep per night, according to a new study led by University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM)
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Side effects from pediatric drug treatment are responsible for nearly 10 percent of childhood hospitalizations, with nearly half of those being life-threatening. Despite the need to know more about these drugs and the adverse events they can have on children, little evidence is currently available. Clinical trials remain the gold standard for identifying adverse drug
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Beach trips with little ones can be a lot of hassle, but with these simple tips, you’ll be having family fun in the sun in no time (and less chance of getting sand everywhere, too!) Like a lot of parents of small children, I have a love-hate relationship with family trips to the beach. We
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Maddy, a 2021 Children’s Miracle Network patient ambassador, enjoys softball, go-karting, four-wheeling and playing with her dog. She was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2020 and has been receiving treatment at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
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New research has advanced COVID-19 vaccine work in several ways: using a modified live attenuated mumps virus for delivery, showing that a more stable coronavirus spike protein stimulates a stronger immune response, and suggesting a dose up the nose has an advantage over a shot. Based on these combined findings in rodent experiments, Ohio State
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