Newborns in Pain Might Not Show It

THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Just because your newborn isn’t a crybaby doesn’t mean he doesn’t feel pain, new research suggests. Newborns display a stronger brain response to pain when they’re under stress, but it isn’t reflected in their behavior, British researchers found. For the study, the investigators monitored brain activity and facial…

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Time Management for Busy Families

THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You want your kids to enjoy many experiences, but between afterschool programs, music lessons and team sports, your schedule can go haywire. Try these ideas from the University of Florida Extension and Michigan State University Extension to keep your cool and teach your kids time-management skills at the…

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Resistance to Popular Antibiotic Likely Began Years Before Human Use

THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Bacterial resistance to the antibiotic ampicillin may have begun years before doctors started prescribing it in the early 1960s, a new study suggests. Ampicillin, a broad-spectrum penicillin, is widely used to treat many bacterial infections, including bladder and ear infections, pneumonia and gonorrhea. Resistance was likely triggered by…

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