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Daily reading with toddlers linked to less harsh parenting  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds. more
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People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive,... more
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A new study led by Boston University School of Public Health and Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System researchers finds that a program that gives veterans flexible budgets for at-home caregivers is at... more
Study finds no increase in deaths from cardiac arrests at the weekend  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People admitted to NHS hospitals with a cardiac arrest over the weekend do not face a higher risk of dying compared to those admitted... more
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Using DNA evidence, scientists have shown that brain clot samples from people who have had ischemic stroke often contain mouth bacteria. more
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A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs —... more
Medical News Today: Mouse study finds enzyme that prolongs life  MNT · 20 hours
New research in mice finds that an enzyme found in the blood of young rodents can extend life and promote healthy aging in older mice. more
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Nearly five million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States, and children are at a much higher risk... more
Exposing vaccine hesitant to real-life pain of diseases makes them more pro-vaccine  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
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