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Doctors urge vaccination amid rising hospitalizations of unvaccinated pregnant women

2 days ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

AdventHealth and Orlando Health are seeing more unvaccinated pregnant women with COVID-19 needing ventilators delivering their babies early.
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Good toothbrushing habits in children linked to mother's wellbeing

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have shown that postpartum depression can inhibit a mother's ability to instill healthy tooth brushing habits in children. The study demonstrates the need to foster...
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Preventing childhood obesity requires changes in parents' and clinicians' early-life care

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Interventions to prevent obesity in children typically don't target the first 1,000 days of life -a critical period in which environmental and nutritional cues can increase the...
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New Vaccinations Increasing in COVID Hot Spots

3 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

States struggling with alarming COVID-19 outbreaks are now vaccinating people at very high rates, an analysis of CDC data by Bloomberg shows. WebMD Health News
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5 Tips for Feeling Less Guilt When Calling Out Sick

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Do physicians and other medical professionals get sick? Yes, we do. Then why do we feel guilty about calling out? Here are tips on how to handle it and stay guilt...
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Neonatal Herpes: The 24th-Hour Workup

3 days ago   |   Medscape

How to manage the asymptomatic newborn of a mother with a genital lesion. The Cribsiders
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'War Has Changed': CDC Says Delta as Contagious as Chicken Pox

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Internal CDC documents provide new language on how serious the delta variant transmission rate appears to be. Medscape Medical News
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Pentagon, Federal Government Push for Employee Vaccinations

3 days ago   |   Medscape

The federal workforce must show proof of vaccination. If unvaccinated, the employee will have to wear a mask in almost all circumstances, physically distance, and have regular...
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Vaccination Alone Won't Counter Rise of Resistant Variants: Study

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Modeling showed that nonpharmaceutical interventions against pandemic viral infection maintained during vaccination campaigns can counter the emergence of vaccine-resistant...
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Time to achieve delivery of nutrition targets is associated with clinical outcomes in critically ill children

3 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

ABSTRACTBackgroundOptimal nutrition in critically ill children involves a complex interplay between the doses, route, and timing of macronutrient delivery.ObjectivesWe aimed to...
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Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

WHO calls for mycotoxin data in some peanuts, cereals and spices

The World Health Organization wants data on certain mycotoxins in different food products. The first call for information covers aflatoxin in cereals and cereal-based products... Read more ...

E. coli outbreak sickens young children in Ireland

Health officials in Ireland are investigating an E. coli O26 outbreak at a childcare facility. Officials with the Department of Public Health Mid-West of the Health Service... Read more ...

Johns Hopkins 1 for Psych; Pediatric ADHD Tx Hits Shelves; Fish Oil for BPD

Johns Hopkins 1 for Psych; Pediatric ADHD Tx Hits Shelves; Fish Oil for BPD

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore took U.S. News & World Report's top spot in their list of best psychiatry hospitals, followed by McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts... Read more ...

Women Surgeons at Greater Risk of Pregnancy Loss, Study Finds

The demands of the profession appear to clash with the process of starting a family. “There's a health risk in it.” Read more ...

A Child's Loss

The 11-year-old girl knew that her mother had cancer, but it fell to me to tell her that the cancer had spread to her mother's brain. The girl asked whether her mother would... Read more ...

An Icteric Tongue

A 12-year-old boy was brought to the hospital with a 4-day history of sore throat and a 3-day history of dark urine, abdominal pain, and pallor. On examination he was found to... Read more ...

Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms in CD36 are Associated With Macular Pigment...

In this issue of the Journal of Nutrition, Liu et al. ( 1 ) report a difference in macular pigment optical density associated with a single-nucleotide polymorphism , rs3173798... Read more ...

Iodine Status of Canadian Children, Adolescents and Women of Childbearing Age

AbstractBackgroundAdequate iodine intake is important for children and women of childbearing age because iodine is vital for fetal brain development and early... Read more ...

Top in ID: Impact of long COVID, pros and cons of an intranasal vaccine

Top in ID: Impact of long COVID, pros and cons of an intranasal vaccine

As experts continue to investigate long COVID, new research revealed that nonhospitalized COVID-19 survivors had a 60% increased risk for death after 30 days of illness. An... Read more ...