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Mom’s Response to Crying Could Be Influenced By Her Own Childhood

A mother’s response to her baby’s crying may be influenced by her own childhood, a new study reports. The research involved 259 first-time mothers who were followed from pregnancy until their babies were 6 months old. It was conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and colleagues at Fuller Theological Seminary… [read more]

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Link Between Antidepressants and Miscarriage? Not so Fast…

Some studies have found that women who use common antidepressants early in pregnancy face a raised risk of miscarriage, but new research suggests the link might be better explained by the depression, rather than the drugs that treat it. Looking at records for more than 1.2 million pregnant women, researchers found that those prescribed selective… [read more]

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TLC Diet Could be TLC for Your Heart

If you’re looking for a low-fat diet to help keep your cholesterol levels in check, the TLC diet plan may be a good choice for you. Short for Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes, the TLC diet is sometimes compared to the Ornish diet or the DASH diet. The main focus of the TLC diet is to cut… [read more]

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Is There a Link Between Music Lessons And Brain Development?

A community music program for disadvantaged children boosted an important part of their brain development and function, according to a new study. The benefits were seen in the youngsters’ ability to distinguish similar speech sounds, a process associated with language and reading skills, the researchers said. The researchers also found that it took two years… [read more]

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