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New parents are sometimes shocked to discover how little <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/sleep-disorders” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>sleep</a> they get in the first six months after a baby is born. They might also be discouraged to learn that their sleep patterns might not return to normal until that newborn is ready for kindergarten. A new study published in the […]

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(Reuters health) – Teen drivers who wisely stow away their cell phones while they’re behind the wheel still need to be aware of another important risk factor for accidents, a small study suggests. Even when not distracted by their phones, adolescents who reach for or handle other objects while driving are almost seven times more […]

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(Reuters health) – Adults who spend just 20 minutes a day using a smartphone mindfulness training app may feel less lonely and have more social interactions than people who don’t, a small experiment suggests. While mindfulness training has long been linked to reductions in social isolation, much of this research has focused on longer in-person […]

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(Reuters health) – Men and women who work on weekends may be more likely to develop depression, a UK study suggests. Although a growing number of people worldwide are working longer hours as more businesses operate 24/7, it’s not clear how evaporating “off time” is impacting workers’ mental health, researchers note in the Journal of […]

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The NSPCC has criticised Instagram for continuing to allow “distressing” pictures of self-harm to remain on the site. Last month, Instagram said all graphic images of self-harm would be removed. The BBC reported three images of people cutting themselves to Instagram. The social media platform added warnings to two but ruled that all three could […]

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(Reuters health) – A new wireless system for monitoring the vital signs of the most fragile newborns – those born prematurely or with debilitating diseases – could make it easier for parents to have skin to skin contact with their babies, a preliminary study suggests. Infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) typically have […]

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The government has launched its first cervical screening advertising campaign in England, as the numbers of women taking part have hit a 20-year low. The campaign – being run by Public health England – has avoided the term “smear test” amid concern it may be putting people off. Officials said the term was outdated and […]

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Women and girls in hospital who need sanitary protection will be offered free tampons and other products from this summer, NHS England has said. It follows a British medical Association campaign pointing out many hospitals supply razors and shaving foam to men, but no sanitary products. NHS England said it was “absolutely right” that women […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled an ambitious proposal on Tuesday to move all Americans into the government’s Medicare health insurance program, tapping into public frustration over the rising cost of healthcare that has become a key issue for the party as it seeks to gain control of Congress and […]

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