Study finds newborn opioid withdrawal rates show evidence of stabilizing

Rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) have plateaued after 20 years of increasing frequency across the country, according to a new study published in Health Affairs. NAS is a withdrawal syndrome experienced by some opioid-exposed newborns after birth. The National Institutes of Health-funded study led by Ashley Leech, PhD, assistant professor of Health Policy at…

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Too little sleep can mean more asthma attacks in adults

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL — (MAY 12, 2020) — A good night’s sleep is crucial to good health. A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) reveals that too little sleep, and occasionally too much sleep, can negatively impact adults with…

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App Shows Promise in Tracking New Coronavirus Cases, Study Finds

In the absence of widespread on-demand testing, public health officials across the world have been struggling to track the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in real time. A team of scientists in the United States and the United Kingdom says a crowdsourcing smartphone app may be the answer to that quandary. In a study published…

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After Months Apart, Mother’s Day VisitsThrough a Doorway

LOS ANGELES — Jackelyn Brown had not laid eyes on her 104-year-old mother, Grace, since March 11. She used to visit every day, but the coronavirus outbreak had put a stop to that. Now, nearly two months later, it was Mother’s Day, and they were finally face to face again — though 12 feet apart…

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Exploring Cookware – Qualities, Type of Materials, and Safe Cooking

Nowadays, people are becoming more and more aware of how to take care of their health. They prioritize going to the gym, buying and cooking their food. Others would have themselves listed for a certain diet. All of these are just some ways to keep themselves fit and healthy. But other than these, there are…

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New Workhorses for Your Spice Drawer

Now that you’re stuck indoors, have you reorganized your spice rack? (It’s a great project to tackle with kids: They can tell you which tin of paprika or curry has faded in color or aroma and needs replacing.) And while you’re at it, maybe it’s time for a real upgrade. Burlap & Barrel, a spice…

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ELLE International Hosts Series of Virtual Fashion Courses

Victor VIRGILEGetty Images The next venture for ELLE’s Education project globally is a series of online learning courses that you or any of your friends can sign up for. Following the ELLE International X MIT Innovation Leadership For Fashion & Luxury Consumer Brands Program, ELLE International’s educational programs will be extended to a dedicated online…

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Sea Urchins Star in This Food Film

The story of the sea urchin, from ocean floor to the dinner plate, is the subject of this vibrant documentary that was released for streaming last week on Somm TV. With commentary from food celebrities like Andrew Zimmern and chefs like Kyle Connaughton, it follows the gourmand’s taste, from ancient times to the present, for…

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Now From Mexico: Corn Whiskey

We appreciate tequila, have tried mezcal and are sampling sotol. Still there is more to learn about Mexican spirits. Corn whiskey, for example, is a rarity. But now there’s one that’s new. Abasolo, El Whisky de Mexico, from Jilotepec de Abasolo, just north of Mexico City, is made entirely from heritage corn that has undergone…

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