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1849 Articles Matching "school"

Education Resources, Inc. to Offer Online Course "Vestibular Rehabilitation for the School-Aged Child and Adolescent"

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) will offer a new online series "Vestibular Rehabilitation for the School-Aged Child and Adolescent," taught by Inger Brueckner, MS, PT, an expert in pediatric vestibular dysfunction. The online course, which benefits practitioners in schools, hospitals, OPD, and clin......
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Asthma classes in school may help reduce attacks

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - School-age children with asthma who receive education on managing the condition may have fewer attacks, emergency room visits and hospitalizations than those who don't get such classes, a recent study suggests....
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Longer Looks: School Shooters; Teen Vaping; And Measles

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Why Do Parents Hesitate To Vaccinate Kids? A Look At Anti-Vaccination Community Upends Some Common Myths

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"One common idea would be that they're all absolutely looney-tunes, crazy people wearing tinfoil hats and reading all these conspiracy theories on crazy blogs on the Internet," said medical anthropologist Elisa Sobo. "And that is absolutely not the case." Sobo talks about what she learned from interviewing families at a school with low vaccination rates in California. In related news, what Facebook is doing to cut down on vaccine conspiracies and a look at vaccinations abroad....
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Setting Preschoolers on an Active Path

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Setting Preschoolers on an Active PathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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This software program could help prevent school shootings

Feb 14, 2019 , CNN Health
In the wake of increasingly frequent school shootings, school districts across the country are using a combination of tools to try to prevent another tragedy. One of those is software that alerts administration officials to problematic social media posts....
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Officials hope to change minds amid 'exquisitely contagious' measles outbreak

Feb 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Officials in Clark County, Washington, publish a list every day of where people infected with measles have been. Among them: busy spots like Concourse D at Oregon's Portland International Airport on January 7 and the sold-out Portland Trail Blazers' home game four days later. There's also a Costco, a Trader Joe's, numerous schools, day-care centers and churches, a swimming pool and even a trampoline park....
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Ohio State First To Identify Hearing And Deaf Infants Process Information Differently

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Differences in cognitive development between hearing and deaf children start in infancy, according to new research by The Ohio State University College of Medicine published recently in the journal PLOS ONE. While there is a growing body of research in preschool and school-age children that provide......
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Face Transplant Surgery Can Improve Speech In Victims Of Severe Face Trauma: A New Case Study

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new case study out of New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development finds that face transplant surgery in patients who have experienced severe facial trauma can improve speech production. Face transplantation is one of the most extensive facial reconstructiv......
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Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
All told, more than 1 in 4 high school students and about 1 in 14 middle school students used a tobacco product in 2018, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Nearly 8 million US Kids Have Mental Issues

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Mental health problems in U.S. children are common, according to a new survey, with about 1 in 6 children of school age affected. The survey asked parents about anxiety, depression and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD—because they are the most prevalent and pose the greatest risk for long-term...
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Facebook Live: Helping People Age With Independence

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
KHN columnist Judith Graham speaks with Sarah Szanton, director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, about helping people age with...
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Teen Defies Mother, Gets Vaccinations

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
High school senior Ethan Lindenberger said his parents' misguided anti-vaccine beliefs put him, and his younger siblings, at risk, CBS News...
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UCI-Led Study Reveals How Blood Cells Help Wounds Heal Scar-Free

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New insights on circumventing a key obstacle on the road to anti-scarring treatment have been published by Maksim Plikus, an associate professor in developmental and cell biology at the UCI School of Biological Sciences and colleagues in Nature Communications. The research team discovered that the n......
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CDC blames spike in teen tobacco use on vaping, popularity of Juul

Feb 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Within one year, the number of high school students using any tobacco product increased about 38 percent, the CDC...
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Patient Navigator Certificate Broadens Career Roles For RNs

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Shenandoah University Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing is offering a Patient Navigator Certificate (PNC) for licensed registered nurses (RNs) seeking to pursue Continuing Education credits. Hospitals and large physician practices nationwide are enrolling individuals as well as groups of up ......
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Blood Cells Could Hold Master Clock Behind Aging

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Blood cells could hold the key to aging, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. In a study published in Aging Cell, researchers found human blood cells have an intrinsic clock that remains steady even after transplant. The researchers say the clock could......
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Study: Social Media Not A Teen Depression Trigger

Feb 09, 2019 , WebMD
Social media use did not predict the development of depression symptoms among school kids or college students, researchers...
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Hearing And Deaf Infants Process Information Differently

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Differences in cognitive development between hearing and deaf children start in infancy, according to new research by The Ohio State University College of Medicine published today in the journal PLOS ONE. While there is a growing body of research in preschool and school-age children that provides e......
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Racist Northam Photo Rocks Already-Shaky Trust African-American Community Has With Medical Professionals

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
African-Americans have long complained of being ignored by doctors and having their concerns downplayed, with several studies over the years even showing that white doctors sometimes think black patients are less likely to feel pain. The controversy over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, who was graduating from medical school at the time the blackface photo was published, has, for some, reaffirmed that mistrust. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, wildfires, e-cigarettes, HIV-tainted blood and...
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