Gerontology & Geriatrics

CDC: 19.2 percent of unpaid caregivers in fair, poor health

(HealthDay)—Almost 20 percent of informal caregivers in the United States report being in fair or poor health, with considerable variation between states, according to research published in the Feb. 21 issue of the U.S. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Guidebooks or grandmas? Where most moms get their pregnancy advice

As bookstores and libraries continue to line their shelves with self-help literature, most month-by-month pregnancy guides have one thing in common—recommendations to follow medical guidance over mom's advice, often arguing ...

Pediatrics

Pro-breastfeeding communities empower new moms

Social media can positively influence breastfeeding related attitudes, knowledge and behavior, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Breastfeeding support groups on social media create a sense ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Many kids not ready for kindergarten

Many children are still learning to control their behavior as they enter kindergarten and may need educational support to develop that critical skill, indicates one of the most conclusive studies to date of early childhood ...

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