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New study examines child death rates in motor vehicle crashes by state

(Brigham and Women's Hospital) New research finds that an estimated 1,100 pediatric deaths could be averted over five years with an absolute 10 percent improvement in child restraint use.

Dentists in good compliance with American Heart Association guidelines, according to Rochester epidemiology project

(Mayo Clinic) In the first study examining dental records in the Rochester Epidemiology Project, results show that dentists and oral surgeons are in good compliance with guidelines issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) in 2007, describing prophylactic antibiotic use prior to invasive dental procedures.

Family history of Alzheimer's may alter metabolic gene that increases risk for disease

(Iowa State University) A new Iowa State University study may have identified the link that explains years of conflicting research over a mitochondrial gene and the risk for Alzheimer's disease. Researchers found a dramatic difference...Show More Summary

US child welfare system could save $12 billion, improve outcomes

(RAND Corporation) Improving prevention and treatment services are realistic reforms to the child welfare system that could improve long-term outcomes for children while cutting $12 billion in costs. RAND developed a quantitative model to reach its recommendations. Show More Summary

Cropped Shame

After having taken a photo with Vanessa, a woman we've known for years, to put on Facebook, I got back to the room and set about editing the photo. I looked critically at it and then began to crop.This is what the photo looked like: Photo description: Vanessa and Joe behind me as I sit in my wheelchair. Show More Summary

Robot hearts: medicine’s new frontier

From bovine valves to electrical motors and 3-D printed hearts, cardiologists are forging ahead with techologies once dismissed as “crazy ideas” On a cold, bright January morning I walked south across Westminster Bridge to St Thomas’...Show More Summary

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases risk of breast cancer, study says

14 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

New analysis also found strong evidence that vigorous activity reduces risk of the disease.

No fruit juice for babies younger than 1

"We tell our patients we want children to eat their fruit ? not drink it," says Dr. Angela Mattke, a pediatrician with Mayo Clinic Children's Center. Dr. Mattke is responding to new recommendations that babies under 1 should not drink fruit juice. Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Radio: Cancer nutrition / spinal cord injury story / stroke interventions

Common side effects of cancer treatment can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue and weight loss. These side effects make getting proper nutrition a challenge. To improve the lives of cancer patients, leading cancer centers in the U.S.,...Show More Summary

Losing Their Clothes, Finding Themselves

14 hours agoHealth : Well

A new book and YouTube project encourage women to shed their hangups about societal norms of beauty.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Celebrates Her Baby Shower in LA

It won't be long now before Rosie Huntington-Whiteley welcomes her new baby. This weekend the Victoria's Secret model celebrated the baby's pending arrival with friends. The post Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Celebrates Her Baby Shower in LA appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Barriers to utilisation of antenatal care services in South Sudan: a qualitative study in Rumbek North County

Access to adequate antenatal care (ANC) is critical in ensuring a good maternal health and in preventing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. South Sudan has one of the world’s poorest health indicat...

What do we know about assessing healthcare students and professionals’ knowledge, attitude and practice regarding female genital mutilation? A systematic review

Improving healthcare providers’ capacities of prevention and treatment of female genital mutilation (FGM) is important given the fact that 200 million women and girls globally are living with FGM. However, tra...

RECALL: 18,700 Pulse Performance Products Krusher Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Bravo Sports, of Sante Fe Springs, Calif., has announced a voluntary recall of 18,700 Krusher Push scooters because the down tube can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. The post RECALL: 18,700 Pulse Performance Products Krusher Scooters Due to Fall Hazard appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Japan to target big increase in use of generic drugs: sources

16 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will target a boost in the use of generic drugs to over 80 percent from the current 56 percent by September 2020, two government sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

A Reminder to New Moms: Get Outside As Much As You Can

If you’re a new mom and seeing this blog post, then I’m glad, cuz this post was written with you in mind! There is a reason–actually, reasons–why people say you need to get outside as much as you can after you’ve recovered from childbirth. Sunlight is good for you. Click here for a post about […]

PrEP Studies To Focus on Trans Bodies

How well PrEP protects is still being observed, especially in transgender and gender nonconforming individuals.

Management Styles

What kind of manager are you and how is it working?

There’s One Thing You Can’t Forget As You Embrace Change

Everyone knows that change can be hard, whether it hurts you or is for the benefit of all involved. Change happens everywhere all the time from the changing of the weather and the seasons to changing of emotions or even changing appearances. Show More Summary

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