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Picky eating linked to demanding parents who limit foods, study says

Picky eating linked to demanding parents who limit foods, study says

Frustrated with your child’s picky eating? If you’re trying to fix the problem by becoming the food police, you’re probably making your child’s habit of picky eating worse, according to a new study that followed more than 300 parent-and-child pairs for five years. Demanding that a child eat, or restricting food are associated with some…MORE

WHO temporarily pauses hydroxychloroquine study due to safety concerns

WHO temporarily pauses hydroxychloroquine study due to safety concerns

The World Health Organization has temporarily halted studying hydroxychloroquine as a potential Covid-19 treatment due to safety concerns, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a media briefing in Geneva on Monday. The decision was made after an observational study published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet described how seriously ill Covid-19 patients who…MORE

Warmer weather means it’s time to be tick aware

Warmer weather means it’s time to be tick aware

As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests with no respect for social distance. Forget staying 6 feet apart: Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body. Many of those ticks are infected with Lyme disease. The illness, which was first identified in Connecticut in the 1970s, is…MORE

How to stay cool without air conditioning this summer

How to stay cool without air conditioning this summer

Being unable to afford air conditioning or wanting to save more by using it less is a normal circumstance for some of us. Usually, in addition to using a few life hacks to stay cool, we would go see a movie, take a dip in the pool or visit an air-conditioned public facility to find…MORE

How to help children with ADHD thrive in a virtual schoolhouse

How to help children with ADHD thrive in a virtual schoolhouse

When schools shut down because of the coronavirus, some parents of children with ADHD found themselves in a stressful predicament. Homeschooling is hard for any parent who’s never done so before, but parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder face special challenges. It means parents who are likely ill-equipped are dealing with learning and…MORE