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Virtual Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement Brings Similar Outcomes, Lower Costs

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

A virtual system for in-home physical therapy (PT) provides good outcomes for patients undergoing rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) – with lower costs than traditional in-person PT, reports a study in the January 15, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: Bone Health, Clinical Trials, Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare, In the Home, Surgery, Technology, All Journal News,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST
Newswise: A Look Back: The Metcalfe Rooms

A Look Back: The Metcalfe Rooms

SUNY Buffalo State

The Metcalfe Rooms at Buffalo State College help preserve the legacy of the renowned New York City architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White.

Channels: History, In the Home,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 4:05 PM EST
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Parents: Turkey makes great leftovers—opioids do not

University of Michigan

Leftover prescription opioids pose big risks to kids, yet most parents keep their own and their child's unused painkillers even after they're no longer medically necessary for pain.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Education, Family and Parenting, Pain, Substance Abuse, In the Home,

Released:
23-Dec-2019 12:05 AM EST
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Child and Parent Health Tend to be Worse When a Child Has Special Health Care Needs

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

In Chicago, 7 percent of parents said that their child or children were limited or prevented in their ability to do things most peers can do, according to the latest survey results released by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Channels: Asthma, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, In the Home, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

Released:
19-Dec-2019 12:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Puppies as Presents? Just 1 in 6 parents would allow child to receive a pet as a gift
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    16-Dec-2019 12:05 AM EST
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10-Dec-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Baylor Study: What Does It Take to Be an ‘Ideal Daughter?’

Baylor Study: What Does It Take to Be an ‘Ideal Daughter?’

Baylor University

The roles of daughters in the family structure and in society are difficult to define and they’re rarely understood – even by daughters themselves – said Allison Alford, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of business communication in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Family and Parenting, In the Home,

Released:
13-Dec-2019 1:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Just Had a Baby? A New App Helps Keep Them Safe

Just Had a Baby? A New App Helps Keep Them Safe

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

A new, free mobile app, Baby be Well, helps families keep their infants safe throughout the first year of life. By incorporating activities that encourage frequent return visits, the app provides users with proven guidance of safe sleep practices to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Channels: All Journal News, Apps, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, In the Home,

Released:
10-Dec-2019 10:45 AM EST
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Newswise: FAU and Georgia State Partner to Assist Children and Families Affected by Addiction

FAU and Georgia State Partner to Assist Children and Families Affected by Addiction

Florida Atlantic University

FAU and GSU have partnered on a program to assist children and families affected by addiction. They have received a $2.64 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a program aimed at improving outcomes of Georgia’s children and families and strengthening the partnership between the Division of Family and Children Services and family treatment courts.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Children's Health, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Family and Parenting, In the Home, Substance Abuse,

Released:
10-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Holiday Tips for Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

An expert at Rutgers’ Care2Caregivers helpline shares tips on how families can celebrate the holidays with loved ones suffering from an illness that affects memory

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, In the Home, Seniors,

Released:
9-Dec-2019 2:05 AM EST
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