Student allergic to WATER too scared to cry or sweat

Student who is allergic to WATER can only shower twice a month and even her own sweat or tears can trigger fever and rashes Tessa Hansen-Smith suffers from extremely rare condition aquagenic urticaria Develops rash, suffers migraines and develops fever when skin touches water  Left her unable to play sports, struggling to shower and even difficulty drinking  A university student […]

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Some child development milestones may be set too early

CDC guidelines say most children reach a milestone by a certain age, but new data shows that “most” may mean over 99% or barely half. A new Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) study published in the journal Pediatrics provides more specific data on what ages young children reach different developmental milestones. Guidelines from the CDC say “most children” […]

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Many patients with iNPH develop Alzheimer’s disease, too

Up to one in five patients treated for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, iNPH, also develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. The researchers were able to predict the development of Alzheimer’s disease by using the Disease State Index, DSI, that combines patient-specific data from various sources. The results were […]

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Too Cute! Kylie Jenner and Stormi's Sweetest Mother-Daughter Moments

The perfect pair! Kylie Jenner and her boyfriend, Travis Scott, welcomed their first child together in February 2018 — and the reality star has been posting adorable pics with Stormi ever since. The makeup mogul kept her pregnancy under wraps, announcing her daughter’s arrival three days after her birth. “I’m sorry for keeping you in the dark through all the […]

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Céline Dion Is Being Body-Shamed Again for Being Too Thin—But Her Response Is Perfect

Like a lot of celebrities, Céline Dion has long had to contend with body critics. But now that comments calling her out for being extremely thin  are circulating once again, she's decided to respond to the gossip and point-blank explain why she maintains such a slender shape. "I do ballet. I do a lot of stretching and I work out because it […]

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Would You Enroll Your Kid In a Daycare Where YOU Can Work, Too?

Coworker spaces are on the rise, offering everything from a temporary office for travelers to women-only spaces that blur the line between office and social club. But with all the growing options, Kids & Company stands alone as the only coworking space in the U.S. that is attached to a daycare. This is slightly different from coworker spaces that offer […]

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African-American moms are helicopter parents too, but endgame is survival

African-American moms share many traits with helicopter parents, specifically when it comes to being overprotective and hypervigilant about their children’s lives. But their goal is not only to get them into college. It’s survival. That’s the conclusion of a study recently published in The Professional Counselor, which documents the experience of African-American mothers raising boys and young men in the […]

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Antibiotics: How much is too much?

New research has, for the first time, provided guidance on the amount of antibiotics that can safely be prescribed without generating resistant superbugs. The study, led by NHS Grampian in collaboration with Professor Ian Gould, Honorary Professor at the University of Aberdeen uses data modelling to calculate the risk/benefit ratio for several different types of antibiotics. Antibiotics play a crucial […]

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Spending too much time sitting down linked to around 50,000 deaths per year in the UK

Spending large amounts of time sitting or lounging around during the day is linked to around 50,000 deaths per year in the UK and the NHS spends in excess of £0.7bn per year treating the health consequences, suggests research from Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. A large proportion of […]

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