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Justin Paget via Getty Images More and more dogs are getting canine influenza, which comes with a host of respiratory symptoms. Veterinarians across the country have recently reported cases of canine influenza, a highly contagious respiratory infection that spreads among our four-legged friends. The outbreaks, which picked up steam in southern states like Alabama, Georgia
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Nearly one in eight infants born in West Virginia between 2020 and 2022 had in-utero exposure to opioids, stimulants and/or cannabis, according to researchers at West Virginia University Health Sciences. Amna Umer, a pediatric research associate professor in the School of Medicine, said her team’s new study showed West Virginia’s rates of prenatal exposure to
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Maybe your child is still snuggled up in their nice warm bed, or perhaps they spot their tablet or game console as they’re getting ready for the day. “I don’t wanna go to school!” they whine, or even, “I hate school!” Surely, you’ve heard it before. Some resistance is perfectly normal — do you want
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The severity of a lung disease associated with e-cigarettes in teens decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic, but hospitalizations from the disease continued to mount, according to a study of more than three dozen patients by UT Southwestern researchers published in Pediatric Pulmonology. The 13- to 18-year-olds in the study were all diagnosed with e-cigarette, or
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SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images Warning strokes can last for less than a minute but require immediate medical attention. Strokes are a leading cause of death in the U.S., with nearly 800,000 people experiencing one every year. On average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds in the country. These numbers are jarring and scary,
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Minister for Development, Andrew Mitchell, has signed an agreement with the US today (Friday 3 February) to help children around the world secure twelve years of quality education. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will particularly support girls, who are disproportionately affected by marginalization, conflict and crisis, including extreme weather events such as flooding and
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Image: iStock In This Article As a parent, you want to provide your baby with a fun and stimulating environment to help them grow and develop. Sensory activities for a 1-year-old are a great way to do just that. These activities are designed to engage and stimulate their five senses – touch, taste, smell, hearing,
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Image: iStock In This Article Noticing your baby wheezing can be distressing, but not all wheezing should worry you. Around 50% of children may experience an episode of wheezing in the first year of life, according to one study (1). Wheezing may be a sign that there is an obstruction in the airways. The severity
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Image: Shutterstock In This Article Who is the second smartest creature on the Earth after humans? Well, it’s dolphins (1). Dolphin facts for kids often leave them fascinated. This water mammal is friendly, fun-loving, and among the most intelligent beings on the planet. The marine creatures’ graceful movements and funny yet beautiful faces grab the
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Image: Shutterstock In This Article The use of retinol while breastfeeding lacks extensive studies, so little is known about its safety in lactating mothers. Retinol and retinoids are a group of compounds that are usually found in several skincare products for acne, skin pigmentation problems, fine lines, and wrinkles. They are available in topical and
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Implementing financial coaching for parents of infants in a pediatric primary care setting reduced missed well-child care visit rates by half and significantly improved receipt of vaccinations at a timely age, according to a new community-partnered pilot study led by UCLA researchers. The study, published in Pediatrics, is the first to examine the effectiveness of
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