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Back-to-School Infections

The Question: Do children experience more upper respiratory infections (URIs, or colds) when school starts? The Study: Researchers in Israel analyzed the weekly rates of URI among children four...
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Post-Tonsillectomy Pain Control

The Question: What’s the relative effectiveness and safety of ibuprofen verses morphine for post-tonsillectomy pain control in children? The Study: The sleeping oxygen saturation was measured the night before...
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Reducing Sibling Rivalry

One of the greatest sources of stress for families is also one of society’s best-kept secrets. Harsh feelings and aggressive actions among brothers and sisters routinely torment their parents,...
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Too Much of a Good Thing

The Question: Does use of high doses of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy cause any adverse effects? The Study: The folic acid intake-both from diet and supplements-was determined for...
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