A collaborative study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Center for Autism Research (CAR) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) identified clear strengths and a series of specific challenges autistic adolescents experience while learning to drive. The findings were recently published by the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. Researchers conducted
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breastfeeding is a crucial practice that holds umpteen benefits for you and the baby. Perhaps it is why feeding expressed breast milk is considered the second-best option when breastfeeding isn’t possible. But feeding expressed breast milk is beneficial when breast milk expression, handling, and storage are done appropriately. A new
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The weekend is here and there’s no better way to spend it than playing fun games with friends! We can all grow bored with the same old games and activities. So we’re here to present a few suggestions for entertaining things you can do to pass the time and enjoy your next party or get-together.
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Immunity is the body’s ability to fight infections and diseases. The body attains this ability from proper immune system functioning. Children are born with innate immunity, whereas they continually develop adaptive or acquired immunity during life. You can support your child’s immunity development by feeding them a well-balanced diet rich
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The federal government is putting big money on the table—with yet-to-be-determined strings attached—to establish a Canada-wide child care system that it paints as being both a defining legacy project and an essential public service whose economic urgency the pandemic has proven. “After 50 years of talking about it and fighting for it, we’re finally going
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A COVID-19 vaccine that could provide protection against existing and future strains of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and other coronaviruses, and cost about $1 a dose has shown promising results in early animal testing. Vaccines created by UVA Health’s Steven L. Zeichner, MD, PhD, and Virginia Tech’s Xiang-Jin Meng, MD, PhD, prevented pigs from being becoming
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE No human is exempt from farting, not even your newborn. But don’t worry, as it is a part of their development process. Their digestive system is still in its developing stage and is not strong enough to easily breakdown and digest food, causing them to produce more gas and fart
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People with cystic fibrosis are living better and longer, and now investigators want to further enhance quality and longevity by better understanding the role of nutrition, body composition and exercise in their health across an increasing lifespan. While CF may be viewed primarily as a lung disease, the abnormally thick mucus that clogs patients’ airways
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ART IDEAS FOR KIDS AND PARENTS Art is very good for kids. Painting helps to relax, get rid of stress, concentrate, and last but not the least, it helps to develop fine motor skills and creativity. Today, we collected the best art ideas for kids and I think you should try them all and tell
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A candidate vaccine that could provide protection against the COVID-19 virus and other coronaviruses has shown promising results in early animal testing. The candidate coronavirus vaccines, created by Virginia Tech’s University Distinguished Professor X.J. Meng and UVA Health’s Professor Steven L. Zeichner, prevented pigs from being becoming ill with a pig coronavirus, porcine epidemic diarrhea
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Immediate action is required to preserve safe maternity care worldwide, as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens global maternal and perinatal outcomes, especially in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs), a study warns. The research, published in The Lancet Global Health (31 March), found increases in maternal deaths, stillbirth, ruptured ectopic pregnancies, and maternal depression after analyzing
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kate_sept2004 via Getty ImagesShort names with one or two syllables are trending on Nameberry’s charts.  We’re a quarter of the way through 2021, and some interesting trends have already emerged in the baby naming realm. The experts at Nameberry track the most popular names on their site throughout each year, and in the first-quarter report
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To better understand the psychological and physical impact caused by the profound consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic – and also inform priorities for interventions and policy changes to address the mental health consequences of the pandemic — researchers from the Center for the Developing Brain at the Child Mind Institute developed and deployed the CoRonavIruS
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