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CCP Program in Nigeria Increases Modern Contraceptive Use, Study Suggests

Over a four-year period, new research suggests, a program led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in six large Nigerian cities was associated with a 10 percentage-point increase in the use of modern contraceptive methods.

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RTI International Testing Water for Lead at Nearly 100 NC Child Care Centers

Nearly 100 North Carolina child care centers that use public water supplies are partnering with RTI International to test for lead. Additional child care centers and elementary schools can enroll in the study through mid-August. Participation in the study is free and participant results are private.

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Better Outcomes for Young Women Surviving Cancer

Reproductive health is not the same as sex ed,” Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, from the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, reminded us in yesterday’s plenary session, “Oncofertility: From Bench to Bedside to Babies.” The war on cancer has been hard fought, with more young women than ever now surviving cancer but being faced with the possibility of infertility.

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Kids, Cash, and Snacks: What Motivates a Healthier Food Choice?

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What determines how kids decide to spend their cash on snacks? In a study with Boston-area children, researchers show that their experience with money and their liking of brands influenced decisions – and that for some children, higher prices for unhealthy snacks might motivate healthier choices.

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Study Finds Flu Shot During Pregnancy Helps Mom and Baby

Pregnant women and young babies are among those most at risk for complications, hospitalization, and death from the flu. While doctors have long recommended flu shots for protection, experts weren’t exactly sure how the shots affect pregnancy.

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Making the Most of ‘Home Away From Home’ — the Dorm Room

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When it comes to decorating, organizing and personalizing a college dorm room — that pint-sized home away from home — a Baylor University interior design expert advises students to first study the space like they are studying for an exam, then have fun with it. Professor Elise King gives some tips in this Q&A.

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62-Year-Old Grandmother Donates Kidney to Save 2-Year-Old Granddaughter Suffering From Rare Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome

With granddaughter’s life in peril, Carol Graydon came to UAB to be tested as a living kidney donor — and was a perfect match.

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Trauma-Informed, Mindfulness-Based Intervention Significantly Improves Parenting Among Mothers in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Researchers at Jefferson’s Maternal Addiction Treatment Education & Research (MATER) program found significant improvement in the quality of parenting among mothers who participated in a trauma-informed, mindfulness-based parenting intervention while also in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Results of the study, the first to scientifically test a mindfulness-based parenting intervention with this population, were published July 27 in the Journal of Addiction Medicine.

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Women and Men Report Similar Levels of Work-Family Conflicts

WASHINGTON -- Contrary to public perception and many media accounts, women and men report similar levels of work-family conflicts, both in the form of work interfering with family and family interfering with work, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Helping Your Children Navigate Activities of Interest

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Parents who listen to their children’s interests could help them be more successful and well-rounded in their extracurricular activities.







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