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Full influenza vaccination among children cuts hospitalization in half

Fully vaccinating children reduces the risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan, the Clalit Research Institute, and Ben-Gurion University in Israel.
22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

#Stayathomeparents tweet anti-spanking beliefs but for some, their behaviors might differ

Stay-at-home parents are likely to tweet anti-spanking beliefs and desires, but those 280-character messages may not always convey what's happening in homes.
16-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Healthy commercial ads don't change teens' desire to eat junk food

How teens' brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research.
14-Jan-2020 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Parents: Turkey makes great leftovers—opioids do not

Leftover prescription opioids pose big risks to kids, yet most parents keep their own and their child's unused painkillers even after they're no longer medically necessary for pain.
23-Dec-2019 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Number of Youth Who Start Vaping at 14 or Before Has Tripled

The number of e-cigarette users who began vaping at age 14 or younger has more than tripled in the last five years, say University of Michigan researchers.
19-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Azteca ant colonies move the same way leopards' spots form

What could Azteca ants in coffee farms in Mexico have in common with leopards' spots and zebras' stripes?
11-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Water births are as safe as land births for mom, baby

A new study found that water births are no more risky than land births, and that women in the water group sustain fewer first and second-degree tears.
9-Dec-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Throwaway' social profiles may have a place on some platforms, with some topics

Temporary social media profiles
15-Nov-2019 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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