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Human skin-derived precursor cells xenografted in aganglionic bowel

2 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

One in 5000 newborns is diagnosed with Hirschsprung disease each year in the United States. The potential of employing neural crest stem cells to restore the enteric nervous...
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Is there a way to predict my baby's eye colour?

3 days ago   |   Today's Parent

New parents can spend a lot of time gazing into their baby's beautiful eyes-and wondering about their colour. Will it stay the shade they're born with, or will it change? We...
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Viaskin Peanut patch increases protection from allergy over time

3 days ago   |   Healio

In the largest long-term peanut immunotherapy trial to date, the epicutaneous immunotherapy patch known as Viaskin Peanut increased patients' protection over time from allergic...
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Variation in Proportion of Blood Cultures Obtained for Children With Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

5 days ago   |   Hospital Pediatrics

OBJECTIVES: To identify variation in the proportion of blood cultures obtained for pediatric skin and soft tissue infections among children's hospitals. METHODS: We conducted a...
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What beauty products are safe to use during pregnancy?

7 days ago   |   Today's Parent

Whether you're struggling with a sudden case of hormonal acne , or dark patches appearing across your cheeks (also called the “ mask of pregnancy ”), you may be shopping for...
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Kangaroo Care Method: Mother-infant Touch and Contact can Boost Baby's Brain Development

Kangaroo Care Method: Mother-infant Touch and Contact can Boost Baby's Brain Development

11 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Mother/infant skin-to-skin touch can ultimately boost baby's brain development and function, reveals a new study.
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Mother/infant skin-to-skin touch boosts baby's brain development and function

12 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

As the world prioritizes social distancing due to COVID-19, research shows that extended use of Kangaroo Care, a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can...
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How To Cope With D-MER, From A Mom Who's Been There

How To Cope With D-MER, From A Mom Who's Been There

14 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

When I gave birth to my son, things were perfect. My labor was short. My contractions were straightforward. My abdomen compressed regularly, and rhythmically. 90 seconds on. 60...
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Full-thickness pediatric burn following reaction between cyanoacrylate nail adhesive and cotton shirt

18 days ago   |   Journal of Cutaneous Online

Eric Clayman, Alicia Billington, Carl Wayne Cruse Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2020 13(1):35-37 Cyanoacrylate is an acrylic resin that is used as an adhesive in...
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Skin Test Using Sterile Tape Uncovers Food Sensitivity

18 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

A noninvasive test of skin cells can predict sensitivity to food and aeroallergens in children with atopic dermatitis, and might eventually reveal the type and degree of...
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Pink's 3-Year-Old Still Has 100-Degree Temp Several Weeks After Coronavirus Test

Pink's 3-Year-Old Still Has 100-Degree Temp Several Weeks After Coronavirus Test

In an Instagram live, Pink just revealed how sick the coronavirus made her 3-year-old son, and it's scary AF Over the weekend, Pink posted to Instagram to reveal that she had... Read more ...

I'm Not Insulted When You Call Me Fat

I'm Not Insulted When You Call Me Fat

When I write or speak about my body, I call myself fat. It's the word I prefer. It's simple, concise and conveys what I'm trying to say. I live my life in a body that is not... Read more ...

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No School Forces Many Medical Workers to Stay Home

About 29% of U.S. health care workers have children between 3 and 12 years of age, the analysis showed. In households without a non-working adult or a sibling age 13 or older... Read more ...

The Educational Skills Parents Should Focus On During The Pandemic Aren't...

The Educational Skills Parents Should Focus On During The Pandemic Aren't What You Think

Are you panicking, worrying, and stressing that your children are not in school , daycare, or some sort of structured learning program ? You are not alone. We're trying to be... Read more ...

My Stepfather Is Fighting For His Life With COVID-19

My Stepfather Is Fighting For His Life With COVID-19

My mother met James Lee at Lenox House Senior Center. She was 68, he was a mere 67. My mom was long divorced , going broke, living in the East Side rent-controlled apartment in... Read more ...

If Their Job Is Essential, They Deserve A Living Wage

If Their Job Is Essential, They Deserve A Living Wage

I keep telling myself the same thing through this shitstorm of a pandemic : I can still go outside, and I can still buy food to feed my family. These are the two biggest... Read more ...

You Can Have A Black Friend, Partner, Or Child And Still Be Racist

You Can Have A Black Friend, Partner, Or Child And Still Be Racist

I shouldn't have been surprised. After reading an article I'd written on being a multiracial family by adoption and the racism our family encounters , a friend sent me a... Read more ...

My Husband Was The Fun Parent, And Now He's Gone

My Husband Was The Fun Parent, And Now He's Gone

We had our roles. He was the one who coaxed the kids onto the dance floor while I sat back and smiled. He went on the roller coasters while I held all the bags. He jumped into... Read more ...

My Teen Daughter And I Couldn't Wait To Try Thinx, Here's Everything We Loved

My Teen Daughter And I Couldn't Wait To Try Thinx, Here's Everything We Loved

My daughter and I are all about period talk. I let her know about the period tracking app I use, and she texted me an angry uterus plush with “NEED” underneath. Then she told... Read more ...

Now's The Perfect Time To Buy Matching Robes For You And Your Pup

Now's The Perfect Time To Buy Matching Robes For You And Your Pup

As long as we're always in pajamas and robes anyway, might as well match our pups As we all settle into our quarantine wardrobes of leisurewear , it's only natural that we... Read more ...