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Co-use of marijuana and cigarettes can strongly harm pregnancy

Recent surveys show that 2-11% of pregnant women use marijuana during pregnancy. Since marijuana use has become legal, the number is increasing and more...
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Bad boys, good girls? Parents do not discipline their sons and daughters differently

In both science and society, it is debated how much parents contribute to gender differences in the behavior of their children. Are boys for example...

Fathers’ food parenting strategies: How to feed a child

Nowadays, fathers become more and more important in parenting. Interestingly, many father-child interactions are related to food. Father can cook meals, eat meals with their...
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Sleep quality can predict mental health in pregnant women

Sleep disturbance is common in women, in particular during pregnancy. European research shows that 75% of pregnant women have poor sleep and require a nap...
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First lesson for new parents: use car safety seats correctly

Car safety seats (CSSs) now are commonly used when parents travel with kids by car. In the US, all 50 states have laws that...
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Hand gesture can help 2-year-olds learn words

When we learn new knowledge, it is better to get the information from more than one channel. For example, when we learn knowledge about a...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...