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Teachers on the front line following attack in Boston

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 01:00
Results of a survey to be published in School Mental Health, published by Springer, suggest that while teachers are well-tuned to student psychological distress following a crisis, support varies...

Music and stories kids choose themselves lessen their pain after major surgery

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 00:00
Pediatric patients who listened to 30 minutes of songs by Rihanna, Taylor Swift and other singers of their choosing -- or audio books -- had a significant reduction in pain after major surgery...

The importance of alcohol warnings from parents

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 00:00
Parenting practices and restrictions when it comes to alcohol use can make a difference with adolescent drinking, and there is considerable value to consistent and sustained parental attitudes about...

Safe, effective meningitis A vaccine for infants approved by WHO

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 23:00
The World Health Organization (WHO) has opened the door to routine immunization of infants in sub-Saharan Africa by approving for use an innovative and affordable vaccine that has all but rid the...