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2018 Articles Matching "school"

A Super Tool Helps Kids With Autism Improve Socialization Skills

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of NIH-funded researchers at Stanford University Medical School has found that children with autism improved measurably on a test of socialization and learning when their therapy included an at-home intervention with Google Glass. Google Glass is a headset worn like eyeglasses that provides a......
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Pitt And CMU receive Department Of Defense Contract To Create An Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University each have been awarded four-year contracts totaling more than $7.2 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to create an autonomous trauma care system that fits in a backpack and can treat and stabilize soldiers injure......
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Early Life Exposure To Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain To Addiction Later In Life

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in a study published “in press” April 24, 2019 in Biological Psychiatry. A......
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Hypertension Found In Children Exposed To Flower Pesticides

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a study published online May 21, 2019 in the journal Environmental Research, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found higher blood pressure and pesticide exposures in children associated with a heightened pesticide spraying period around the Mother’s Day flower h......
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Elementary school students gave their 83-year-old custodian a retirement ceremony fit for a king

May 22, 2019 , CNN Health
Chants of "Mr. John! Mr. John!" drowned out Kool & the Gang's "Celebration" as 83-year-old school custodian John Lockett stepped into a corridor lined with adoring kids....
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40 Percent Of Rural Americans Financially Struggle With Routine Medical Bills, Housing And Food

May 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Access to health care is also an issue a new poll finds. One-quarter of respondents said they have not been able to get medical services when they needed it at some point in recent years. "At a time when we thought we had made major progress in reducing barriers to needed health care, the fact that 1 in 4 still face these barriers is an issue of national concern," Robert J. Blendon, co-director of the survey and professor of health policy and political analysis at the Harvard T.H. Chan School...
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Scientists Succeed In Testing Potential Brain-Based Method To Diagnose Autism

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have taken the first step in developing an objective, brain-based test to diagnose autism. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the team was able to measure the response of autistic children to different environmental cues by imaging a spe......
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Big Data Reveals Hidden Subtypes Of Sepsis

May 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Much like cancer, sepsis isn’t simply one condition but rather many conditions that could benefit from different treatments, according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study involving more than 60,000 patients. These findings, announced today in JAMA and presented at......
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US kids aren't eating enough seafood, study says; here's how to add more

May 21, 2019 , CNN Health
The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics....
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When A Cold Cheese Sandwich Is Humiliating: Outcry Over ‘Lunch Shaming’ In Schools Gains Traction

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Federal lawmakers recently introduced legislation to shield children whose parents haven't paid for their school lunches. Policies vary across the nation, but in Rhode Island last week there was a backlash against a school when it served some children cheese sandwiches, signaling to others their parents hadn't paid. Other news on school lunches comes from...
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Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and attention problems in school than their classmates who spend less time in front of televisions, smartphones and tablets, a Canadian study suggests....
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Jimmy Carter is released from hospital three days after breaking hip while preparing for turkey hunt

May 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
The 94-year-old Carter, who underwent hip replacement surgery, plans to resume Sunday School teaching this...
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Bullied kids more likely to use painkillers

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children and teens who are bullied are more than twice as likely as peers who are not victimized to take painkillers, a study of school kids in Iceland suggests....
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Study Finds That Sudden Death In Middle School Age Student Athletes Most Common While Playing Basketball

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The majority of sudden death in American youth sports (ages 6-17) from 2007-2015 were cardiac-related (heart) and occurred during practice within organized middle school sports according to a first-of-its-kind study published in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Journal of Athletic ......
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Parenting Coach And Educator Says Suicide Prevention Begins In Preschool

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Current suicide prevention focuses on the symptoms of impending suicide and has not been successful. Anne Andrew, Ph.D., says the focus needs to be on the cause of suicidal thinking, which is self-loathing. Self-loathing is a result of negative beliefs children pick up between birth and age eight wh......
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Researcher Studies Incurable Blood Disease Usually Diagnosed In Children

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Treating a stubborn blood disease that strikes children may come down to tweaking energy production in stem cells, suggests research out of West Virginia University. Wei Du, an assistant professor in the School of Pharmacy, is investigating the link between how stem cells make energy and how Fancon......
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Swimming Safety For The Summer Season

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Temperatures are heating up in the Las Vegas valley, which means more people are heading to the pool. And while swimming is a great form of physical activity for all ages and a good way to beat the heat, safety should always remain an important priority — especially for young children. UNLV School ......
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Ohio teen loses more than 100 pounds while walking to school every day

May 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Two years ago, Michael Watson was in a rut. The 6-foot-4 inch teen weighed 335 pounds and was often bullied about his weight....
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Ohio town worries about safety after radioactive contamination is found at middle school

May 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Are we safe? That's the concern that's been in the back of neighbors' minds when they look at the looming Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County, Ohio, Jennifer Chandler said....
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Lawsuit Alleges Age, Race, Sex Discrimination At Mount Sinai Med School

May 12, 2019 , Forbes
The lawsuit named leadership of a global health institute and the Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine in New York...
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