Lauren Conrad: I'm 'Constantly Working on Myself' to Set Example for 2 Sons

Mom’s motivation! Lauren Conrad explained her efforts to “constantly” work on bettering herself with two young sons at home. “Be a person that your child can be proud of and someone that you hope your child will grow up to be,” the Celebrate author, 34, told Us Weekly and other reporters during the Friday, June 26, #BlogHer20 Creators Summit when asked […]

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39 Coloradans set to return from Grand Princess cruise ship following coronavirus quarantine

Thirty-nine Coloradans are returning home Friday after being held in federal quarantine following a cruise in which 20 people aboard the ship tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 39 passengers of the Grand Princess cruise ship have been under U.S. Department of Health and Human Services quarantine since their ship docked in California on March 9. They were set […]

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Getting children to eat their greens? Both parents need to set an example

A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruit and berries among 3–5-year-old children, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The study explored the association of the home food environment and parental influence with the consumption of vegetables among kindergarten-aged children. The findings were published in Food […]

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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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Scientists define the role for a rare, influential set of bone marrow cells

Researchers have defined the roles of various cells in the bone marrow that are thought to control the fate of the nearly half million blood cells that develop there each day. Scientists at NYU School of Medicine behind the new work say little had been known about the fraction of cells examined in the study, the “microenvironment” that makes up […]

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Electronic order set may reduce inappropriate ECG monitoring

(HealthDay)—Use of electronic order sets is a safe and effective way to enhance appropriate electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring of hospitalized patients, according to a study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Critical Care. Sue Sendelbach, Ph.D., retired from the Abbott Northwestern Hospital/Minneapolis Heart Institute/Allina Health in Minnesota, and colleagues evaluated the impact of implementing an electronic order […]

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