Kangaroo Care Reduces Infant Deaths

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2020 — Low birth weight babies stand a better chance of surviving when their mothers hold them close throughout the day, a new study finds.
This technique is called kangaroo care because it mimics how kangaroos shield their babies…
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What Parents Overlook When Their Teen Is a Heavy Gamer

MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2020 — Most American parents believe their teens spend too much time playing video games, but many underestimate the actual amount, a new survey shows.
The poll of nearly 1,000 parents with at least one child aged 13 to 18 found…
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Health Highlights: Jan. 20, 2020

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Big Uptick in Cases of New Coronavirus in China
On Monday China reported a surge in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus,…
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Health Tip: Hand Exercises to Improve Strength

– From texting to cooking, we use our hands often. There are many exercises that can strengthen your hands and fingers, increase your range of motion and provide relief, says Keck Medicine.
It mentions five exercises to improve flexibility,…
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Health Tip: Sleeping While There's Anxiety

– Anxiety can cause or worsen sleeping problems, says the National Sleep Foundation.
If disrupted sleep due to anxiety happens, the foundation says you may want to try a few simple strategies:

Practice meditation. Focus on your breathing.
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How to Keep Those Blood Vessels Pumping

SATURDAY, Jan. 18, 2020 — Want to know how to avoid blood clots and varicose veins?
One physician offers some tips on how to keep your blood vessels healthy.
Arteries and veins are collectively known as the vascular system. Arteries transport…
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