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New Study Reveals The Reason Teens Seem to Tune Out Their Mom's Voice

New Study Reveals The Reason Teens Seem to Tune Out Their Mom’s Voice

“Are you even listening to me?” It’s a question that discouraged parents often throw at their distracted teenagers, and the truthful answer is probably, “No.” It’s hard to really blame them. New research on adolescent brains suggests the reaction we have to certain voices naturally shifts with time, making our mother’s voice feel less valuable. …

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CDC investigating more than 100 cases of hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths

CDC investigating more than 100 cases of hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it’s investigating 109 cases of severe and unexplained hepatitis in children in 25 states and territories that may be linked to a worldwide outbreak. Among them, 14% needed transplants and five children have died. Nearly all the children – more than 90% …

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One Disease Has Already Surged 80% This Year, And We're in a 'Perfect Storm' For More

One Disease Has Already Surged 80% This Year, And We’re in a ‘Perfect Storm’ For More

Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the “canary in a coal mine” illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way. The coronavirus pandemic has interrupted vaccination campaigns for non-COVID diseases around the world, creating a “perfect storm” …

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UK officials focus on possible adenovirus link to cases of hepatitis in children

UK officials focus on possible adenovirus link to cases of hepatitis in children

CNN — Health officials in the UK have released new details in their ongoing investigation of an unusual series of hepatitis cases in children. The new report helps explain why they have zeroed in on a possible link to the adenovirus family, the UK Health Security Agency announced Monday. Since the beginning of the year, …

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Better Ventilation Prevents COVID Spread.  Are Companies Aware?

Better Ventilation Prevents COVID Spread. Are Companies Aware?

Americans are abandoning their masks. They’re done with physical distancing. And, let’s face it, some people are just never going to get vaccinated. Yet a lot can still be done to prevent covid infections and curb the pandemic. A growing coalition of epidemiologists and aerosol scientists say that improved ventilation could be a powerful tool …

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