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Take These 7 Healthy Habits On Your Summer Road Trip

You've spent the past couple of years staying fit and healthy despite the unusual circumstances of mostly staying home. Now you're packing the car for a well-deserved summer ...
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Planet Word Museum and ASHA Announce New Digital Exhibit on Word-Finding Problems Like Aphasia

Planet Word and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association announced the launch of a new collaborative digital exhibit spotlighting word-finding problems. Through voic...
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Texas A&M College of Medicine Researchers Help Answer A Major Question: How Human Intelligence Develops

Scientists at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine have made a breakthrough discovery about the development of the brain. This new information contributes to our under...
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Study Shows Potential for Improving Premature Baby Care

One in two premature babies receives transfusions of red blood cells (RBC) due to anaemia. There are no generally accepted clinical guidelines for the degree of anaemia necess...
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Covid-19 Was Third Leading Cause Of Death In The United States In Both 2020 And 2021

COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in the United States between March 2020 and October 2021, according to an analysis of national death certificate data by research...
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Summer Mealtime Struggles: From “Picky Eaters” to Children With Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Tips for Helping Kids Navigate Tricky Food Situations

Summer Mealtime Struggles: From “Picky Eaters” to Children With Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Tips for Helping Kids Navigate Tricky Food Situations Camps, Vacations, and ...
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Make Summer a Season for Safe Listening, Says ASHA

With the unofficial kickoff to summer on Memorial Day Weekend, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is urging the public to remember to use hearing protecti...
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Is My Scratchy Throat Allergies or Omicron?

Around 60 million Americans suffer from itching, coughing, and sneezing caused by seasonal allergies each spring, according to the CDC. And while these symptoms aren’t typical...
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Aphasia: Relatively Unknown but Common

Despite affecting millions of American adults, most people are not familiar with aphasia. During June, recognized nationally as Aphasia Awareness Month, the American Speech-La...
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UCI Research Finds Parents’ Unpredictable Behavior May Impair Optimal Brain Circuit Formation

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine are conducting pioneering research into the concept that unpredictable parental behaviors, together with unpredictable envi...
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Electrical Pulses To The Back Of The Neck Found To Restore Breathing After Drug Use

Breathing difficulties are the main cause of death following opioid use. In the UK, the number of adults entering treatment for opioid use was 140,863 in 2020/211 and opioid u...
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Treating Chronic Hypertension In Early Pregnancy Benefits Parents, Babies

Adults treated with medication for high blood pressure present before or during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, defined as chronic hypertension in pregnancy, had fewer advers...
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Brain Cell Activity Plays Critical Role in CNS Disorder Outcomes

Investigators at Cedars-Sinai have comprehensively mapped molecular activity in the brain and spinal cord that is responsible for regulating the body's response to central ner...
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ASHA Marks Better Hearing and Speech Month With New PSA Campaign That Encourages the Public To Seek Care From Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

A new national broadcast public service announcement (PSA) campaign launched today by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) showcases the life-altering treat...
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Five Ways To Keep Your Skin Safe While Enjoying The Sunshine

With temperatures hitting a whopping 95 degrees in the Northeast this weekend, everyone is craving some serious outdoor time! However, too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) ra...
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Drug Use Severity In Adolescence Affects Substance Use Disorder Risk In Adulthood

People who reported multiple symptoms consistent with severe substance use disorder at age 18 exhibited two or more of these symptoms in adulthood, according to a new analysis...
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Gastrointestinal Issues Linked With Anxiety, Social Withdrawal For Kids With Autism

Children with autism spectrum disorder tend to experience gastrointestinal issues, such as constipation and stomach pain, at a higher rate than their neurotypical peers. Some ...
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NIH’s All of Us Research Program Releases First Genomic Dataset of Nearly 100,000 Whole Genome Sequences

Nearly 100,000 highly diverse whole genome sequences are now available through the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program. About 50% of the data is from in...
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Inflation, War Push Stress To Alarming Levels At Two-Year Covid-19 Anniversary

Two years after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, inflation, money issues and the war in Ukraine have pushed U.S. stress to alarming levels, a...
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Lead As a Social Determinant of Child and Adolescent Physiological Stress and Behavior

Lead is an environmental neurotoxicant that causes neurocognitive deficits and cardiovascular and metabolic disorders. It also disproportionately affects socially disadvantage...
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ANA Hails Signing of Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

The American Nurses Association (ANA) hails the signing of the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (S. 610/H.R. 1667) into law by President Joseph R. Biden. Th...
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Mandatory Masking In Schools Reduced COVID-19 Cases During Delta Surge

Schools with mandatory masking during the Delta surge had approximately 72% fewer cases of in-school transmission of SARS-CoV-2 when compared to schools with optional or parti...
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Run Not Just Fun For Rice Students, Elementary Partners

Regular exercise is good for everyone, and youngsters stand to benefit most -- if they stick to it. Rice University researchers are figuring out how to encourage that tenacit...
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NIH’s All of Us Research Program Releases First Genomic Dataset of Nearly 100,000 Whole Genome Sequences

Nearly 100,000 highly diverse whole genome sequences are now available through the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program. About 50% of the data is from in...
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Amygdala Overgrowth That Occurs In Autism Spectrum Disorder May Begin During Infancy

The amygdala — a brain structure enlarged in two-year-old children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) — begins its accelerated growth between 6 and 12 months of age...
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