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Rutgers Launches Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic for Young Adults

Specialized intervention after the first episodes of psychosis improves outcomes for those aged 15 to 35

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Study Describes Potential Clinical Test and Treatment for Preterm Birth

Scientists identified a molecular driver of inflammation that may finally answer a key question about what causes mild systemic prenatal infections to trigger preterm birth. The finding is an important step to developing a treatment or clinical test for early detection of an entrenched global health problem, according to researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, who report their data March 9 in The Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight (JCI Insight).

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Conformity Is Not a Universal Indicator of Intelligence in Children

Because innovation is part of the American culture, adults in the United States may be less likely to associate children’s conformity with intelligence than adults from other populations, according to research from developmental psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Daylight Saving Time Tips: Helping Kids Jump Out of Bed When Clocks Spring Forward

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Sunday, March 12, marks the start of Daylight Saving Time. While few people enjoy losing an hour of sleep, parents often worry most about how their children will adjust to the change. Pediatric sleep expert Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Saint Joseph’s University, has advice to help parents successfully transition their kids into Daylight Saving Time.

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Vanderbilt Study Shows Early Pregnancy Awareness May Be Key Public Health Strategy

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The study, “Pregnancy Intention and Maternal Alcohol Consumption,” found that the vast majority of women with intended as well as unplanned pregnancies either stopped or decreased drinking after having a positive pregnancy test.

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College Students’ Perception of Dietary Terms Could Help Nutrition Education

Researchers from the University of Hawaii and Brigham Young University set out to determine college students’ perception of the terms real meal, meal, and snack and how those perceptions might enable more effective nutrition education. The results of this study are published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

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Baylor Professor’s Research Sparks Calls for Change in Adoption, Options Counseling Process

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A new study by a Baylor University researcher gives voice to women who have placed a child for adoption and suggests changes to the options counseling process and policies that guide agencies and other adoption professionals.

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Mom's Weight in Early Pregnancy Associated with Child's Cerebral Palsy

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases the chance of having a child with cerebral palsy, according to new research led by the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.

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Rush Receives Baby-Friendly Designation

Rush University Medical Center has earned a “Baby-Friendly" designation from the accrediting body that certifies whether a hospital adheres to a rigorous series of evidence-based practices shown to increase breastfeeding.

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Infant, infant safety, infant travel, Travel, travel advice, travel health

How to Keep an Infant Safe While Flying: Plan Ahead, Think Ahead, Go Ahead

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