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Is There an Alternative to Disposable Diapers?

A pediatric infectious disease specialist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and a pathologist and medical microbiologist at the Keck School of Medicine of USC published a perspective paper in Pediatrics, about an age-old practice now known as elimination communication (EC).

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Parents of Newborn Daughters Take Fewer Risks Study Suggests

This study explores the effect of learning a child’s gender on parents’ attitudes towards risky behaviors. In this study, the first of its kind, the authors gathered prenatal and post-birth data from the pediatric wards of hospitals in both the United Kingdom and Ukraine, allowing for longitudinal and cross-sectional analyses of those attitudes.

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To Work or Not to Work: Moms’ Well Being Rests on What She Wants

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The center of a mother’s life tends to be her children and her family, but if mom is unhappy about staying home with the kids or about working outside the home then she (and anyone close to her) may suffer, according to new research from Arizona State University.

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New Research Suggests Older Dads Have “Geekier” Sons

Mount Sinai study suggests that this gives them certain advantages over their peers

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Poll: Nearly Two-Thirds of Mothers “Shamed” By Others About Their Parenting Skills

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Most moms seem to feel that their greatest critics don’t come from social media – but rather, their own family.

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Heavy-Drinking Mothers Linked to Their Child’s Path Toward the Justice System

This study investigated whether children whose mothers had an alcohol-related disorder would be at risk of early-life contact with the justice system, which can lead to many negative outcomes across an individual’s life span. Such outcomes can include repeated contact with the justice system, social disadvantages and marginalization, and mental-health and substance-use issues.

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"Thirteen Reasons Why" and What Comes Next

You can’t venture on to the Internet these days without stumbling across some sort of editorial about the Netflix show Thirteen Reasons Why.The Chicago Tribune has called the show “highly problematic” and “dangerously wrong” (VanNoord, 2017).

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How Families Can Support Dad's Health for Father's Day and Beyond

Physician shares advice on how families can talk to dad and encourage him to take care of himself.

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Redstone Center Initiative Draws $1.6 Million to Build Child, Community Resilience

The Milken Institute SPH at George Washington University today announced that the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness recently received an $800,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation for its Building Community Resilience (BCR) initiative.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Is June 15. @Floridastate Experts Can Discuss Aging, Longevity Issues







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