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Holiday Bombshells: Tact and Timing Are Keys to Delivering Surprising News at a Family Gathering

When family is gathered around the table, there are better -- and worse -- ways to deliver personal updates

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Offers Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating

Lights and decorations are a special part of the holidays, but also bring an increased potential for injury, especially to young children, according to safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Poll: 2 Out of 3 Parents Struggle Finding Childcare That Meets Their Health, Safety Standards

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The search for the best preschool or childcare option is often a challenging experience – and many parents aren’t sure if the one they pick is safe and healthy for their child.

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Preemies Activism, Craniofacial Conditions, New Therapy Lessons, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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The One Gene, Menu Labeling, Holiday Food Stress, and More in the Obesity News Source

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Urges Caution in Choosing Age-appropriate Holiday Toys for Young Children

With the holiday shopping season upon us, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offers critical safety tips to those buying gifts for children.

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What Counts as ‘Nature’? It All Depends

University of Washington psychology professor Peter Kahn describes “environmental generational amnesia” as the idea that each generation perceives the environment into which it’s born, no matter how developed, urbanized or polluted, as the norm. And so what each generation comes to think of as “nature” is relative, based on what it's exposed to. Kahn argues that more frequent and meaningful interactions with nature can enhance our connection to — and definition of — the natural world.

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Parent-Supplied Photos Allow Pediatric Dermatology Diagnoses without an Office Visit in Most Instances

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Using smartphone cameras, parents can reliably take high-quality photographs of their child’s skin condition to send to a dermatologist for diagnosis. This finding suggests that direct-to-patient dermatology can accurately provide pediatric dermatology care.

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UTHealth Experts Offer Tips on Surviving – and Enjoying – Family During the Holidays

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During the holidays, throwing together a dozen (or 50) assorted personalities is already stressful enough. Add to that the desire to make it picture-perfect and Pinterest-worthy and things really get tough. UTHealth Houston experts can tell you how to survive!

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Global Birth Season Study Links Environment with Disease Risk

A new study sheds light on connections between birth month and risk for certain diseases.







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