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Glaucoma Recovery, Corneal Inflammation, IRD Trial, and More in the Vision News Source

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Sleep Elusive? New Study Shows There’s a Reason for That.

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Researchers from UNLV, Duke University, and the University of Toronto, Mississauga, have found that mismatched sleep schedules and restless nights may be an evolutionary leftover from a time many, many years ago, when a lion lurking in the shadows might try to eat you at 2 a.m.

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Care for Chronically Ill Children May Suffer When Parents and Doctors Are at Odds

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An Iowa State University researcher examines the challenges parents face as advocates for a child with a chronic illness. Katherine Rafferty says if the lines of communication between parents and doctors breakdown, the child’s quality of care is likely to suffer.

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Moms, Kids and TV: A Complicated Relationship That's Not All Bad

Watching television sometimes gets a bad rap––especially where children and screen time are concerned––but not all of it's deserved.

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How Babies’ Environments Lead to Poor Health Later

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New Northwestern University research underscores how environmental conditions early in development can cause inflammation in adulthood -- an important risk factor for a wide range of diseases of aging, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, autoimmune diseases and dementia.

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Don’t Forget the Kid: Memory Tips That Can Prevent Hot Car Deaths

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Vanderbilt Doctors Urge Caution with Fourth of July Fireworks

Thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured each year using consumer fireworks. Vanderbilt doctors annually treat burns and eye injuries and even see patients with hearing loss due to fireworks usage.

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Most Families in Low-Income Countries Lack Soap at Home, Study Finds

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Inequity is evident globally, with less than 1 percent of households in Ethiopia and 96.4 percent in Serbia having access to soap and water for handwashing.

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Wayne State to Develop Online Parent-Training Program for Addressing Challenging Behaviors

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Wayne State University received a four-year, $533,151 award from the National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health to develop a technology-based parent-training program for addressing young children’s challenging behaviors.

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Obesity Risk Factors Dropped in Preschoolers in Prevention Program

A community-wide intervention for families who receive WIC benefits reduced obesity risk factors in preschoolers.







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