Study suggests link between regular mid-day naps and neurocognitive function in teens

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A University of Delaware researcher investigated the relationship between midday-napping behaviors and neurocognitive function in early adolescents and found some keys to...
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'Recommending e-cigarettes to help smokers quit is irresponsible'

'Recommending e-cigarettes to help smokers quit is irresponsible'

2 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Experts debate whether doctors should tell smokers to try e-cigarettes, with one researcher pointing to new studies showing that vaping is dangerous
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The most believed cancer myths!

The most believed cancer myths!

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Researchers at University College London and Leeds University found 12 per cent of people are unaware smoking causes cancer. They surveyed 1,330 people to make the finding.
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Game Changer in the Treatment of Wilms Tumor

Game Changer in the Treatment of Wilms Tumor

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New treatment approach increases four-year overall survival to 12% for patients with stage IV Wilms tumor with lung metastases.
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Novel Therapeutic Strategy to Treat Melanoma

Novel Therapeutic Strategy to Treat Melanoma

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Combination therapy co-targeting the mitochondria enhances the antitumor effect of telomerase inhibition in NRAS-mutant melanoma.
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Alcoholic Drinks Labeled as Lower in Strength Encourage People to Drink More

Alcoholic Drinks Labeled as Lower in Strength Encourage People to Drink More

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Alcoholic drinks labeled as low in alcohol content tend to make people drink more alcohol. Increased alcohol consumption may affect the health and lead to premature death.
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Promoting Father Involvement for Child and Family Health

48 minutes ago   |   Academic Pediatrics   |   2 articles

Paternal involvement in children's lives is associated with a variety of child outcomes, from improved cognition and mental health to reduced obesity rates and asthma...
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Impact of Presence of Children on Indoor Tobacco Restrictions in Households of Urban and Rural Adult Tobacco Users

48 minutes ago   |   Academic Pediatrics   |   2 articles

Secondhand smoke exposure in children is changing due to new public policy and electronic nicotine products. We examined factors related to self-imposed indoor household...
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Family Functioning and Childhood Obesity Treatment: a Family Systems Theory-Informed Approach

48 minutes ago   |   Academic Pediatrics

Childhood obesity recommendations advise providers to utilize family-based care for the treatment of youth and adolescent obesity. Family-based care, defined as the inclusion...
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US Pediatricians' Attitudes Regarding Public Policies for Low-Income Children and Their Profession's Advocacy Priorities

48 minutes ago   |   Academic Pediatrics   |   2 articles

To examine pediatricians' attitudes towards public policies for low-income children and the advocacy efforts for the American Academy of Pediatrics .
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Nap Time Can Improve Performance in School Among Tired Teens

Nap Time Can Improve Performance in School Among Tired Teens

A short nap time can help improve the quality of performance in school for tired teens, according to a study by researchers at University of Delaware. Read more ...

Black Women Exposed to Hazardous Chemicals in Hair Products

Black Women Exposed to Hazardous Chemicals in Hair Products

Hair products for Back women contain harmful chemicals damaging their health. Read more ...

Romaine source(s) remain elusive as E. coli outbreak grows

Romaine source(s) remain elusive as E. coli outbreak grows

The number of victims in an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce jumped almost 60 percent in the past week as public health officials struggled to determine the source or... Read more ...

7 Foods That Seem Healthy but Actually Aren't at All

7 Foods That Seem Healthy but Actually Aren't at All

When it comes to eating better and losing weight, most people make the effort to choose healthier foods: an apple instead of potato chips, a salad instead of chicken wings, or... Read more ...

This Insanely Simple Meal Prep Tip From a Chef Will Make Healthy Eating a Breeze

This Insanely Simple Meal Prep Tip From a Chef Will Make Healthy Eating a Breeze

We all know how hard meal prep can be in real life , no matter how simple it looks on Instagram. But Dani Kump , seasoned chef and artist, whom I spoke with at the Nine For... Read more ...

Ladies, Listen Up - Here's When You Need to Start Getting Mammograms

Ladies, Listen Up - Here's When You Need to Start Getting Mammograms

Since you've likely been getting your annual well-woman exam since hitting adulthood, you've almost certainly had the importance of breast cancer screening tucked in the back... Read more ...

Medicare to Require Hospitals Post Prices Online

Medicare to Require Hospitals Post Prices Online

Currently, hospitals must make their prices public, but the new rule requires the information to be posted online in a format that can be easily processed by computers, the... Read more ...

Countdown to the New Year: Best Tips for Self-Improvement

Countdown to the New Year: Best Tips for Self-Improvement

It is that time of year again-the first few weeks of the year in which we all swear we will achieve our New Year resolutions. For most of us, these “resolutions” all circle... Read more ...

Show Off Your Love For Food While Crushing Your Workout

Show Off Your Love For Food While Crushing Your Workout

Do you love tacos? Can't get enough pizza? But also love to run, lift weights, and be a badass at the gym ? Yeah, same. Just because you work out on a regular basis doesn't... Read more ...

Corporate social media behemoths are systematically censoring independent...

Corporate social media behemoths are systematically censoring independent media: Stunning new report confirms the carnage

As often as social media giants like Twitter, Facebook, Google, and YouTube like to deny they are censoring or “shadow-banning” conservative and independent media, ongoing... Read more ...