Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Machu Picchu is one of the ancient wonders of the world and provides a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Inca civilization. Nestled in the mountains of Peru, Machu Picchu was almost a secret and not known to the western world until the beginning of the 20th century. So,
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 18 2020 Children in a Melbourne family developed a COVID-19 immune response after chronic exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus from their parents, a new case report has found. The research, led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and published in Nature Communications, showed that despite close contact with symptomatic
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 18 2020 In a controlled study of smokers, nonsmokers, and e-cigarette users, University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers found that e-cigarette users exhibited significantly altered immune responses to a model of influenza virus infection, suggesting increased susceptibility to disease. The findings, published in the American Journal of Respiratory
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Thanksgiving is next week and if you’re anything like us, you’ll probably eat way more than usual. What’s more? With gyms slowly closing all over the country, finding a place to workout these days is super tough. The biggest factor is staying motived to actually workout and we’re thankful we can turn to TikTok for
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It’s the good news we all need. Last week, New York-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer, which is developing a COVID-19 vaccine with German company BioNTech, announced that, based on preliminary data, its vaccine appears to be more than 90 percent effective. Then, on Monday morning, the Cambridge, Mass. biotech firm Moderna said its vaccine appears to
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What can you do at home to safely remove excessive ear wax from your child’s ears? In this video, Dr. Maithilee Menezes, a pediatric otolaryngologist with St. Louis Children’s Hospital, offers tips about Q-tips, plus advice on how to make a home solution to soften ear wax which you can administer like ear drops. Subscribe
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From watering your tree to wrapping without paper, these hacks will make your Holidays a breeze ..or at least a little easier 😉 Share this video and subscribe (it’s free!) for more from this new series and videos every M-W-Th-F! http://bit.ly/sub2moms Ep. 1 Grocery Shopping: https://youtu.be/SRsUyLr47_g Ep. 2 Arts & Crafts: https://youtu.be/vwMH9eJGTcU Ep. 3 Laundry
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Nov 17 2020 The latest report from the Co-SPACE study highlights that for participating primary school aged children: Mental health difficulties in children increased during the first national lockdown (between March and June 2020), but have decreased since. Image Credit: Shutterstock Mental health difficulties in children increased during the first national lockdown (between March and
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What to do if your child points out “pwetty wainbows” or asks for a bowl of “thoup.” Elizabeth Crisolago Baron’s son, Matteo, was four and a half when she first realized he couldn’t properly make the “s” sound; it came out more like a “th.” “His junior kindergarten teacher brought it up during our parent-teacher
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 16 2020 Around 45% of children in Austrian day nurseries have a first language other than German. Those who our experiencing difficulty in learning the second language are often diagnosed as having a suspected “impairment of language acquisition”. In fact, this often merely reflects the fact that they have not
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 17 2020 What protective factors reduce the likelihood lesbian and bisexual women will consider killing themselves? That’s the focus of a $2 million national study led by researchers at the UCF College of Medicine’s new Population Health Sciences Department. Lindsay Taliaferro, an expert in suicide and self-harm, and Eric Schrimshaw,
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