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What Pediatricians Tell Parents About Early Peanut Introduction to Prevent Allergy

Guidelines to help parents introduce peanut-containing products to infants to prevent peanut allergies aren’t being discussed. New research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting shows pediatricians are not only not having the discussion, they’re not referring high-risk babiesfor testing prior to peanut introduction.

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Grandparents Providing a Safety Net in the Midst of Opioid Crisis, According to Virginia Tech Expert

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Now We Know Why Babies Shouldn't Sleep Face Down

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International research involving the University of Adelaide has uncovered a developmental abnormality in babies – especially in premature babies and in boys – that for the first time has been directly linked to cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

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Household with Mother(-in-Law) Means Fewer Kids

Women who live with their own mother or their mother in law in the same household have, on average, fewer children than women who only live with their spouse. Martin Fieder and colleagues, evolutionary anthropologists from the University of Vienna, report this on the basis of intercultural data of 2.5 million women worldwide. Until now, evolutionary biologists have assumed the opposite. The study appears in the renowned scientific journal "Royal Society Open Science".

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There Is No Safe Amount of Alcohol During Pregnancy, New Study Shows

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Any amount of alcohol exposure during pregnancy can cause extreme lasting effects on a child, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Botox® Injections May Provide Relief for Children and Teens with Hard-to-Treat Migraines

Hope may be on the horizon for children and teens who suffer from migraine headaches that don’t respond to traditional treatment. Injections of botulinum toxin (BOTOX®) may provide significant relief, suggests a small preliminary study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting.

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Parents’ Alcohol Use Can Set the Stage for Teenage Dating Violence, Study Finds

Having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teenagers, according to a study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions.

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EMBARGOED AJPH Research on Traumatic Brain Injury Laws, Gun Violence, and Abortion

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research showing TBI laws effective at reducing recurrent concussions in high school athletes, shall-issue gun permits and increased homicide, measuring loaded handgun carrying and decreasing abortion rate

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First Time Mums with an Epidural Who Lie Down on Their Side in Later Stages of Labour More Likely to Have a Normal Birth

Adopting a lying down position rather than being upright in the later stages of labour for first-time mothers who have had a low dose epidural leads to a higher chance of them delivering their baby without any medical intervention, a study has found.

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Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks From Eye and Child Safety Experts

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Following a few simple guidelines can help make Halloween fun, not scary, for teens and kids.







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