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Can Videogames Promote Emotional Intelligence in Teenagers?

A new study has shown that videogames, when used as part of an emotional intelligence training program, can help teenagers evaluate, express, and manage their own emotions immediately after the training. The study design, interpretation of results, and implications of these findings are published in Games for Health Journal, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers. Click here to read the full-text article free on the Games for Health Journal website through August 15, 2019.

by Staff Reporter

Bedroom Makeover

5 Cool Bedroom Makeover Ideas

The time has come for a fantastic bedroom makeover, but you are out of ideas. A great way to find out what to do next is to grab a cup of coffee, lay back, and read ahead!

by Hannah Smith

A Must Guide to First Time Parents about Parenting and Child-Care

A Must Guide to First Time Parents about Parenting and Child-Care

The journey of a mother from the conception to the delivery, the focus remains completely on the delivery. But what happens after a child is born? What do you do after you go home with your baby? How do you take care of the tiny sweetheart? These questions can make new parents nervous and panicky.

by Michael Jr

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Scientists Developing Way to Help Premature Babies Breathe Easier

Researchers suggest a possible cell-based therapy to stimulate lung development in fragile premature infants who suffer from a rare condition called Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD), which in the most severe cases can lead to lifelong breathing problems and even death.

by Staff Reporter

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Study Investigates Role of Family Doctors in Advanced Therapies

A recent study conducted jointly by the Tissue Engineering Research Group of the Department of Histology and the Family Medicine Unit of the University of Granada (UGR) has highlighted the conceptual, attitudinal, and procedural profile of resident hospital doctors specialising in Family Medicine, in relation to the so-called advanced therapies.

by Staff Reporter

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Language Barriers Effect Parents' Participation in Neonatal Care

A warm smile and a caring hand on the shoulder are not enough to overcome the language barriers that can arise between parents and healthcare professionals in neonatal care in Sweden when the parents have not mastered the Swedish language. A new thesis raises the questions of when and how to get the assistance of an interpreter.

by Staff Reporter

Baby's Sexual Orientation

Many Parents Struggle for Years to Adjust After Learning a Child's Sexual Orientation

Two years after their child "comes out" as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB), many parents still say that it is moderately or very hard for them to adjust to the news, according to a study published today. Those responses are the same, on average, as parents who have recently learned about their child's sexual orientation, a finding that suggests most parents struggle with such news for several years.

by Staff Reporter

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How Fathers, Children Should Spend Time Together

As men everywhere brace for an onslaught of ties, tools, wallets and novelty socks gifted for Father's Day, here are two questions fathers of young children should ask themselves: What activities are best for bonding with my child, and when should those activities take place?

by Staff Reporter

Visiting Pharmacy

Weekly Pharmacy Visits Boost Drug Adherence and Quality of Life in Heart Failure Patients

Athens, Greece - 26 May 2019: Elderly patients with heart failure who see a pharmacist once a week are more likely to take their tablets and be active in daily life, according to late-breaking results from the PHARM-CHF randomized controlled trial presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1

by Staff Reporter

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Support Needed for Multiple-Birth Families to Improve Outcomes

Having multiple-birth babies can be a time of wonder and excitement, however, according to the first-ever international collaborative report released today, these babies and their families can face serious disadvantages compared to parents of single-birth babies.

by Staff Reporter

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Reading with Toddlers Reduces Harsh Parenting, Enhances Child Behavior

People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds.

by Staff Reporter

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Nearly 1 in 5 Parents say their Child Never Wears a Helmet While Riding a Bike

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding, and riding scooters, a new national poll finds.

by Staff Reporter

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How a Member of a Family of Light-Sensitive Proteins Adjusts Skin Color

PROVIDENCE, R.I.[Brown University] -- A team of Brown University researchers found that opsin 3 -- a protein closely related to rhodopsin, the protein that enables low-light vision -- has a role in adjusting the amount of pigment produced in human skin, a determinant of skin color.

by Staff Reporter

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More than a Half-million Parents with Opioid use Disorder Live with Children

An estimated 623,000 parents with opioid use disorder in the United States are living with children under the age of 18, and fewer than one-third of the parents have received substance use treatment.

by Staff Reporter

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Modern conflict: Screen time vs. nature

Even rural kids today spend more time in front of screens and less time outdoors, according to a new study of middle-school students in South Carolina.

by Ernest Hamilton


Chatterbox Parents May Boost Tots' Intelligence

Researchers have found that young children who are exposed to large amounts of adult speech tend to have better cognitive skills.

by Staff Reporter

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Regenstrief, IU Health Study Helps Chaplains Provide Proactive Care to Families in Crises

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new model developed and implemented by the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Health provides chaplains with a framework to deliver better care to families and surrogate decision makers during health emergencies.

by Staff Reporter

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Parental behaviour affects the involvement of children in cyberbullying

Andalusian researchers demand the involvement of families and training in prevention programmes

by Staff Reporter

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Screen time -- even before bed -- has little impact on teen well-being

Data from more than 17,000 teenagers show little evidence of a relationship between screen time and well-being in adolescents. The study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, casts doubt on the widely accepted notion that spending time online, gaming, or watching TV, especially before bedtime, can damage young people's mental health.

by Staff Reporter

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Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may play opposite roles in childhood asthma

Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children and may also play opposite roles in modifying their response to indoor air pollution, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

by Staff Reporter

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How To Teach Your Teens About Healthy Relationships

Relationships are an important part of life. Unfortunately, too many young people are forced to try to grapple with them on their own. If you are a parent of a teenager, it's vital that you start teaching your teen how to have healthy relationships.

by Staff Reporter

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