Obstetrics & gynaecology

Common household chemicals tied to preemie births

Even when women do their best to have a safe pregnancy, chemicals commonly found in the home could still raise their risk for premature delivery, a new study shows.

Pediatrics

Parental HPV vaccine hesitancy increased during 2012 to 2018

(HealthDay)—From 2012 to 2018, there was an increase in the proportion of unvaccinated adolescents who received a recommendation for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, but parental HPV vaccine hesitancy also increased, ...

Pediatrics

The pandemic and childhood weight gain

There's plenty of talk of the COVID 20—meaning the extra weight that adults are putting on during the pandemic. But what about children? Even before the pandemic, the percentage of American children who have overweight ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Keeping the spark lit into the golden years

Research confirms what a lot of folks have guessed: as we age, motivation wanes and getting off the couch and out the door becomes more challenging.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What happens to deferred intentions in the brain?

Placing a checkmark on the to-do list is an extremely liberating feeling for many eager list lovers, especially when the task has been postponed for a long time. But what happens in our brain when we have completed a postponed ...

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