Month: May 2022

The Parenting Junkie discusses solo parenting. Learn some solo parenting tips as well as lessons learned from solo parenting. If your partner or spouse travels you may be solo parenting while your spouse is away or parenting while your spouse is on travel. These tips will help you make the most of your solo parenting
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge ❤ Share this video with 10 friends (https://youtu.be/6UUK2PvO8f8) The Parenting Junkie shares how to organize your kids day with ⑦ essential elements for their well being. 🌈 Move Over Corona, there’s a new pandemic in town. It’s play, and it’s spreading like wildfire throughout the globe. Don’t just
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According to a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study, asymptomatic COVID-19 infection during pregnancy could still have potential long-term consequences for a developing baby. The study led by Ilhem Messoudi, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, was published in Cell Reports May 25. The research shows that COVID-19
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UCLA researchers have taken the initial step in identifying what may be an effective way to detect gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) earlier in pregnancy, potentially improving diagnosis and treatment for what is the most common disorder of pregnancy. The study is published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE. Gestational diabetes causes blood sugar levels to
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On May 2, a leaked document revealed that the U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that affirmed pregnant people have a constitutionally protected right to access abortion without government interference. This decision will have disastrous effects for people who need abortions in the States, effectively eliminating access to
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Antibiotics inappropriately prescribed to nonhospitalized children resulted in at least $74 million in excess health-care costs in the U.S. in 2017, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts. Children who were prescribed unneeded or unsuitable antibiotics in outpatient settings, such as doctors’ offices
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Laws that are premised on the traditional notions of obscenity and indecency will not help to keep children safe online, a leading expert has warned. Existing laws that are reliant on a standard of ‘morality’ and obscenity have proven to be ineffective for regulating adult pornography on the internet. They should instead be based around
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A case report published in the New England Journal of Medicine provides evidence that enterovirus D68 directly infects spinal cord neurons and that a corresponding robust immune response is present – a direct causation to the polio-like paralyzing illness, acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics and microbiology & immunology
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In a clinical report released on April 18, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended resources administered by the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) to pediatricians across the nation. These resources are recommended to be distributed by pediatricians to families learning about a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. The report directs medical providers to
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