A new questionnaire can determine the risk of car accidents in elderly drivers. Then, industrialization is bad for breast milk. Then, does spanking increase the likelihood of experiencing physical abuse? And finally, can scientists use plants to study psychiatric disorders?
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome has baffled the scientific community for years. What causes the condition is still unknown, though media headlines for a recent SIDS study would make you think differently.
Why is homemade baby formula a bad idea? Medication doesn’t always work, especially if you have a severe form of asthma. Also, pregnant women are being exposed to chemicals more than ever. And finally, want to improve your kidney health? Drink more coffee.
One response to the formula shortage told women to ‘just start breastfeeding again,’ but Dr. Karen Federici explains why that’s not as simple as it sounds.
Two bereaved mothers recount their experiences of losing their children, and detail what good support looks like.
This week on RHJ - two medical experts who specialize in studying and uncovering child abuse discuss the contradicting evidence of how the pandemic affected rates of child maltreatment.
AI outperforms expert humans in brain surgery instruction. A new study finds brain measurements in children with ADHD not that much different than peers. And finally, the right education could decrease teen birth rates.
Water from private wells could be harming your children. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, except maybe not for people who’ve experienced multiple major disasters. And finally, scientists are one step closer in their search for how to regrow lost limbs.
Sleep deprivation affects about three out of four teenagers in America. Inadequate sleep has been linked to depression, anxiety, weight gain, and worsened heart functioning. An expert shows through a case study how implementing later school start times allows students and parents to get more sleep.
Why should we trust our gut? Because it knows the difference between real and fake sugar. Then, a mouse study investigating a new cancer drug has found that the drug also improves metabolism. And finally, stop forcing food onto picky eaters.
Many children born after the start of the pandemic score lower in child development than children born before. Researchers explain possible theories for these children’s slower development scores.
The future of climate change impacts a lot more than our crops. Natural disasters and mass migrations of people threaten the health and safety of populations and governments around the world. Experts discuss how climate change creates economic, sociological, political, and military issues.