In an earlier video, Dr. Sarah Garwood discussed why teens cut themselves and how parents can recognize the warning signs. In this follow-up video, Dr. Garwood speaks directly to kids and teens about how to get help if you or someone you know is cutting or hurting themselves. She also provides tactics for teens that
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As of June 28, 2022, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has infected over 545 million people and caused over 6.3 million deaths globally. Study: Broad Cross-Reactive IgA and IgG against Human Coronaviruses in Milk Induced by COVID-19 Vaccination and Infection. Image Credit: evso /
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When faced with a formidable foe for months on end, the immune system’s T cells begin to tire. Whether fighting a cancer or a chronic infection, they become less effective over time, a phenomenon dubbed “T cell exhaustion” by scientists. Now, researchers at Gladstone Institutes and Stanford University have revealed the genetic switches that get
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A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that, among very preterm born children, subgroups can be distinguished with distinct outcome profiles that vary in severity, type, and combinations of deficits. Children born very preterm, that is, after a pregnancy duration of less than
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Screening both mothers and fathers for depression beyond their child’s first birthday in pediatric offices – the current standard practice – could identify families in need of mental health and other critical resources, according to a Rutgers study. Pediatric professionals can play an important role in detecting parental depression. However, the current American Academy of
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Infants undergoing heart surgery are connected to a heart-lung machine and given nitric oxide as an anti-inflammatory. Researchers from the Universities of Zurich and Queensland have now conducted the world’s largest study of its kind, showing that using nitric oxide does not improve children’s recovery after surgery. Congenital heart disease affects about one in a
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In a recent study published in The Lancet journal, researchers at Imperial College London quantified the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination programs in 185 countries and territories between December 8, 2020, and December 8, 2021. Study: Global impact of the first year of COVID-19 vaccination: a mathematical modelling study. Image Credit: Foxeel / Shutterstock 
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Curl up with some hot cocoa and sing this classic song as a family. Recorded by artists of all music genres including Bing Crosby, Dolly Parton, Destiny’s Child and Alvin and the Chipmunks, there is still no greater version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer than the one sung by your own child. Written by Johnny
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In a pair of overlapping studies, a diverse team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, have deepened investigations into the genetic origins of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in children, describing multiple gene variants (including some previously unknown) that contribute to the risk of developing NAFLD and
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Over one-third of schoolchildren who received online lessons during the COVID-19 pandemic reported a worsening of headache symptoms or new-onset headaches, a study presented today at the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress 2022 has found. Prolonged exposure time to computer screens, a lack of suitable conditions for online learning from home, school exams and
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Patients with a pediatric onset immune-mediated inflammatory disease (pIMID) have a significantly higher risk of premature death, according to new research being presented today at the 54th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN). Whilst higher mortality was found in patients across all included pediatric onset immune-mediated inflammatory conditions
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge Dr. Laura Markham Handles a Tantrum (Role Play!) The Parenting Junkie and Dr Laura Markham of ahaparenting team up for a tantrum role play! In this video you’ll see an example of how a 3 year old tantrums and how to handle a 3 year old tantrum. Dr.
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On this occasion, we will discover how to use food that we love to obtain creative and 100 percent new dishes. Give a twist to the ingredients you use daily and become the most entertaining chef. With these kitchen hacks, you can prepare an exquisite breakfast for your family or a memorable dinner for your
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