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Parents, Do You Have a Family Media Use Plan? Here’s Why It’s Important

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Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

How to cope with the stresses of the pending holidays.

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Study: Parents’ Reports of Children’s Autism Symptoms Differ by Race

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Racial differences in parents’ reports of concerns about their child’s development to healthcare providers may contribute to delayed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in black children, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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Pregnant Women with PTSD Have Higher Levels of Stress Hormone Cortisol

Research has shown that a woman's emotional and physical health during pregnancy impacts a developing fetus. However, less is known about the effect of past stressors and posttraumatic stress disorder on an expectant woman.

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Hearing Different Accents at Home Impacts Language Processing in Infants

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Infants raised in homes where they hear a single language, but spoken with different accents, recognize words dramatically differently at about 12 months of age than their age-matched peers exposed to little variation in accent, according to a University at Buffalo expert in language development. The findings point to the importance of considering the effects of multiple accents when studying speech development and suggest that monolingual infants shouldn’t be viewed as a single group.

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Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Provides Important School-Based Health

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone provides vital services to thousands of children and adolescents in 41 school-based health centers.

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Preemies' Dads More Stressed Than Moms After NICU

CHICAGO - For the first time, scientists have measured the stress levels of fathers of premature babies during the tense transition between the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and home and discovered fathers are more stressed than moms, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.Fathers and mothers of these very low birth weight babies had high levels of the stress hormone cortisol in their saliva prior to being discharged.

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Hospitalized During the Holidays? It’s Normal to Feel Blue

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Being in the hospital can happen any time of the year, but when it occurs during the holidays it can seem pretty unfair.

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Sickle Cell Handbook and More Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Resources for Patients & Families from APHON

The following handbooks, produced by APHON, provide an overview for patients and their families on specific hematologic and oncologic diseases.

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A Guide to Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse

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UAB School of Nursing faculty contributed to a field guide for health care, social service and law enforcement professionals.







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