Month: January 2022

On this episode of MomDocs, Dr. Carrie Coughlin shares essential tips for applying sunscreen to children. The best way to apply sunscreen is to make sure to fully cover exposed skin from head to toe, including the top of the ears and under straps that can move. Many parents also want to know how long
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We tried the good, the bad and the downright strange so you don’t have to squander your baby’s nap time figuring out what’s worth the effort. If you haven’t become consumed by TikTok videos, congratulations—but also, you’re missing out. Beauty TikTok, specifically, is populated with makeup artists and influencers hawking products and sharing genius (and
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Show the main man in your life how much he means to you with one of these awesome Valentine’s Day gift ideas. You can thank us later. Wondering how to make Valentine’s Day (in lockdown, for some of us) feel special this year? We’re rounded up some of our favourite Valentine’s day gifts for him.
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association and collaborating organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Association for Respiratory Care, the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists and the American Society of Anesthesiologists, continue to provide interim guidance to address the latest scientific research related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, particularly the
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Thousands of schools transitioned to online learning in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, during which time many children with cancer and other chronic health needs, as well as those with special education needs, faced significant challenges to learning online. An opinion paper by Johns Hopkins experts, published Jan. 4 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics,
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Want something more than just flowers to show your love some love? Get her one (or more!) of these unique Valentine’s Day gifts and she’ll love you forever. This year, it’s all about pampering the one you love. These self-care gifts will not only show her that you care, but also give her an excuse
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The first thing you want to know when your baby gets their first cold is: How did this happen?! “Viruses are usually spread through droplets and aerosols that enter the nose, mouth and eyes,” says Toronto paediatrician Dina Kulik, the founder of KidCrew, a multidisciplinary health clinic. Depending on how much exposure a baby has
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About a fifth of young sexual minority males and transgender females are estimated to be engaging in transactional, or survival sex, according to results of a new survey study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers. The findings, which define the practice as trading sex for money, housing and other necessities (e.g., food, clothing), were published in
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In-hospital addiction medicine consultations can reduce deaths in high-risk patients with substance use disorder, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine by University of Pittsburgh physicians. This research is among the first of its kind to show these consults are a life-saving intervention. In this past year, more people
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A study published in the journal Immunity analyzed the varied manifestations of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in children. Introduction Among the different SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOCs), the severity of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adults is high, while children and young adults are not as severely impacted. Furthermore, various other viruses
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A new approach that targets the cellular machinery that viruses need to reproduce – rather than the virus itself – appears to stem replication of a common childhood pathogen known as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), UT Southwestern researchers report in a new study. The findings, published in Scientific Reports, could offer a novel strategy to
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