All of us have wanted to be an artist at some point in our life. Be a great painter or an excellent sketcher. And right now, we will show you some art hacks that will help you explore your skills and create beautiful decorations. You can decorate any place, from the living room of your
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Image: iStock Toddlers have a personality of their own, which cannot be underestimated by any means. Their bedroom needs to reflect their personality. It should not just be cutesy and functional but well planned as well, to always ensure your child’s safety. We have compiled a list of toddler bedroom ideas that you can use
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There has been a considerable amount of controversy surrounding whether pregnant women with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are at a higher risk for poor outcomes for themselves and their babies. A recent study suggests the answer depends on the presence of symptoms at near term. “Most pregnancy and delivery outcomes were similar between COVID-19-positive
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Camping with a toddler seems like a scary idea, right? With their curiosity, excess energy, tantrums, and tendency to wander off, your tiny tots can be quite a handful. However, a camping trip would be beneficial for them. It will allow your munchkins to experience the beauty of nature up
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a withdrawal syndrome in babies who have had prenatal exposure to certain substances, such as opioids or alcohol, in the womb (1). Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) is a related term used to describe the withdrawal from opioids specifically (2). Neonatal abstinence syndrome usually develops
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In an unprecedented effort to address the harmful effects of structural racism on health, 60 predominantly Black neighborhoods in Philadelphia will be part of an ambitious study to assess the impact of a multi-component intervention addressing both environmental and economic injustice on health and well-being, led by Penn Medicine researchers Eugenia C. South, MD, MHSP,
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Your baby’s cognitive development occurs when they interact with their environment (1). Every interaction creates new nerve connections and pathways. Cognitive development in infants occurs when they use their senses and curiosity and reach out with their hands to touch and feel things (2). In the first year, babies also
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The World Health Organization’s recommendation of broad deployment of the first malaria vaccine among children in Sub-Saharan Africa has been widely celebrated, but scientists warn it could face hurdles in its acquisition and distribution by endemic countries. The WHO on Wednesday recommended extensive use of the RTS,S vaccine among children in Sub-Saharan Africa and other
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Birth control shot is a hormonal method of female contraception and an effective way to prevent pregnancy. The shot is also known as contraception injection, birth control injection, or, based on brand names, Depo shot, DMPA, Sayana press, Noristerat, and Depo-Provera. This injection contains medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), a synthetic progesterone
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The findings of a new study suggest that childhood adversity is a major contributor to early and preventable causes of mortality and a powerful determinant of long term physical and mental health. Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard University found that childhood adversity is associated with elevated risk for chronic
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Neonatal progeroid syndrome, also known as Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch syndrome, is a type of progeria (a rare, progressive genetic disorder), which causes an aged appearance at birth, developmental delay before and after birth, sparse hair, and loss of fat under the skin. This condition is believed to affect one in four million
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Daily exposure to chemicals called phthalates, which are used in the manufacture of plastic food containers and many cosmetics, may lead to roughly 100,000 premature deaths among older Americans each year, a new study shows. The resulting annual economic burden is between $40 billion and $47 billion, a value more than quadruple that of previous
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