Month: March 2020

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 27 2020 Allison Jack, Assistant Professor, Psychology, is examining gene coexpression and brain connectivity in females with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). To do this, Jack is conducting a secondary analysis of de-identified data from a National Database for Autism Research collection called “Multimodal Developmental Neurogenetics of Females with Autism.” During
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 26 2020 Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are launching a pair of studies to answer critical questions regarding the roles COVID-19 may play in breast milk and pregnancy. Breastmilk and COVID-19 The University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation
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Grocery shopping can be overwhelming with kids. These helpful #MomHacks will make it your new favorite activity…well maybe not, but it will be more manageable. 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 Edition: https://youtu.be/qDJgt-sto-Q
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Calamine lotion is a popular skin ointment used across all age groups. The topical lotion has been available as an over-the-counter medicine for decades. The anti-itch and cooling properties make it a widely used skincare product (1). But is it safe to use calamine lotion for babies? In this MomJunction
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Researchers from Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China have looked at the outcomes of pregnant mothers with COVID-19 and their newborns. Their study titled, “Clinical features and obstetric and neonatal outcomes of pregnant patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective, single-center, descriptive study” was published in the latest
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In 1971, the fashion house of Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) launched Rive Gauche, the brand’s first perfume for women, as an embodiment of an independent, free-spirited woman. Since then, it has gone on to formulate multiple luxury perfumes that have become the signature scents of women through the ages. From the floral Paris to the
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 26 2020 The University of Maryland School of Medicine has launched a special COVID-19 website for pediatric healthcare providers and practices, parents, and children. This resource brings together important research, professional guidance for pediatric practices, and practical tips for parents and caregivers. “It’s very important that our health systems are
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 26 2020 Shortages of respiratory protective devices for healthcare personnel are major concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Emory University, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Centers at the Centers
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Washing hands frequently and properly can prevent the spread of communicable diseases. (1). It is important to educate kids about maintaining good hand hygiene. Children can be prone to viral and bacterial infections due to school settings and a general lack of awareness about hygiene. Hand cleanliness protects against novel
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Workers are risking their health to fulfill our online orders. And how do we know these packages are virus-free? The lure of my idle browser window is overwhelming. It blinks and beckons me to buy all of the hand-poured candles,  luxury loungewear and leggings that cost more than the average person’s monthly utility bill. But
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As the world prioritizes social distancing to stop or slow down the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), a new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University demonstrates that mother-infant touch and contact are essential for optimal neurodevelopmental regulation in early infancy. Kangaroo Care, a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, especially one who is
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GENIUS IDEAS TO TRY OUT WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY Hello friends! Today seems like the perfect day to learn some new DIY ideas to try out with your entire family. Ready or not, it’s crafting time! We’ll show you all types of ideas to make the most delicious sweet food and decoration for desserts.
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