Effect of Spanking on Kids’ Brains Similar to Abuse

Tweet Child Development: “Corporal Punishment and Elevated Neural Response to Threat in Children.” Jorge Cuartas, doctoral candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Vincent J. Palusci, MD, professor of pediatrics, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. End Violence Against Children: “Progress,” “Country Report for the USA.” American Academy of Pediatrics: “Where We Stand:...
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CPSC Warns Against Using Peloton Treadmill After Child’s Death

Tweet MONDAY, April 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Users with small children and pets should stop using Peloton Tread+ exercise machines immediately, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The warning comes after one child died and dozens of others have been sucked underneath the home treadmill. One family pet also was injured, CPSC said. Less than a month ago, Peloton...
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Dogs Get Jealous, Too, Even for Hidden Rivals

Tweet Psychological Science: “Dogs Act Jealously Even When They Don’t See Their Rival.” Public Library of Science, news release, July 23, 2014. University of California, San Diego, news release, July 23, 2014. Article source: https://pets.webmd.com/news/20210416/dogs-get-jealous-too-even-for-hidden-rivals?src=RSS_PUBLIC
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Why Three Families Entered Kids in a COVID Vaccine Trial

Tweet Charles J. Gerardo, MD, professor and chief of emergency medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC. Jennifer L. Nayak, MD, chief of pediatric infectious diseases and associate professor of pediatrics and microbiology immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY. Katherine Richards, senior research technician in immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center,...
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Scientists Create Monkey-Human Embryos

Tweet By DENNIS THOMPSON HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have successfully introduced human stem cells into monkey embryos in the lab, creating short-lived hybrid organisms that could prove an important step in growing human transplant organs from livestock or creating better animal models for studying human disease. The human/monkey chimeras...
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Doctor Surrenders License After Ohio Sex Abuse Scandal

Tweet Stephen Snyder-Hill, author, activist, retired Army major, dietitian, Columbus, OH. The Southern Illinoisan: “Replacement named for disgraced former Student Health Services director tied to Ohio State sex scandal.” Joel P. Whetstone, deputy director of operations, State Medical Board of Ohio, Columbus. Medical Board of Ohio: Entry of Order, April 14, 2021. Kim Rendfeld,...
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Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates

Tweet An Inoperable Tumor In Your Lung By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Before the pandemic began, suicide risk was twice as high among female nurses compared with American women as a whole, a new study warns. Even within the health care community itself, female nurses were found to be roughly 70% more likely to die by suicide...
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Lower COVID Rates in States That Mandated Masks

Tweet THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — States that required people to mask up last year had lower rates of COVID-19 than those with no mask requirements, a new study finds. Researchers examined data from all 50 states and Washington, D.C., to assess mask policies, people’s self-reported use of masks in public, and COVID rates from May through October 2020. They factored in a...
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Stress Not Always a Trigger for Relapse in Eating Disorders

Tweet Continued When presented with a buffet, the women with eating disorders ate less overall than those in the control group, but the amount they ate didn’t differ after having stress-inducing or non-stressful tests, the findings showed. The researchers did find that activity in two key brain regions were associated with the amount of calories consumed in all three groups, suggesting that...
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FDA, CDC Urges Pause of J&J COVID Vaccine

Tweet Twitter.com: @US_FDA, April 13, 2021 White House press briefing, April 13, 2021 Johnson Johnson, news release, April 13, 2021 Article source: https://www.webmd.com/vaccines/covid-19-vaccine/news/20210413/fda-pause-use-of-johnson-johnson-covid-vaccine?src=RSS_PUBLIC
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