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"Thirteen Reasons Why" and What Comes Next

You can’t venture on to the Internet these days without stumbling across some sort of editorial about the Netflix show Thirteen Reasons Why.The Chicago Tribune has called the show “highly problematic” and “dangerously wrong” (VanNoord, 2017).

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How Families Can Support Dad's Health for Father's Day and Beyond

Physician shares advice on how families can talk to dad and encourage him to take care of himself.

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Redstone Center Initiative Draws $1.6 Million to Build Child, Community Resilience

The Milken Institute SPH at George Washington University today announced that the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness recently received an $800,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation for its Building Community Resilience (BCR) initiative.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Is June 15. @Floridastate Experts Can Discuss Aging, Longevity Issues

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Parents with PTSD Need to Talk to Their Kids

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Parents don’t need to talk about their trauma to share their struggles, Instead, they should explain the PTSD-related behavior their children might be witnessing.

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Free App Helps Providers Treat Patients Grieving Pregnancy Loss, Newborn Death

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A group of University of Louisville researchers and engineers has developed a free mobile app designed to help health care providers easily assess and identify women in need of mental health care for intense grief after a pregnancy loss or newborn death.

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S&T Tech Uses DNA to Uphold Laws, Reunite Families

A DHS Science and Technology Directorate technology aptly named Rapid DNA reduces the 8 to 10 hour processing time for DNA results to 90 minutes.

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Infant Sun Protection: How Parents Can Keep Their Baby Safe

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and it only takes one blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence to nearly double a person’s chance of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, later in life. This is why it’s imperative, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, that parents do everything they can to protect their infants from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays and teach their children healthy sun care habits – starting at an early age.

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UNC Researchers Lead Clinical Trial Evaluating Potential Treatment for Postpartum Depression

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine announced the publication of results from a multi-site phase 2 clinical trial with brexanolone, an investigational medication, in the treatment of severe postpartum depression (PPD).

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Breast Milk “Bartending”: There’s an App for That

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Nurses in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) spend close to 13,000 hours every year managing breast milk for the nearly 500,000 babies across the United States that require special and often critical care in the first months of their lives. That’s 13,000 hours (the annual equivalent of six full-time nurses) spent on just what these nurses call “bartending” – not feeding, just monitoring, labeling, printing, and logging infant-specific nutritional management. Enter Keriton, a new breast milk management system designed for nurses and new moms, by nurses and new moms, that the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s Intensive Care Nursery (ICN) began testing last month. Unlike other apps that are available to only moms or to only nurses, Keriton is the first integrated system that operates on a HIPAA-compliant and secure server, allowing for “process automation” – meaning, moms use the app to log and track how much and when they are pumping, and the information is automatically syn







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