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Florida’s Covid-19 cases in children have increased 137% in past month

Florida’s Covid-19 cases in children have increased 137% in past month

Florida’s number of official Covid-19 cases in children has more than doubled over the past month, data from the state showed Tuesday. Covid-19 cases among children also spiked across the country during roughly the same period. In Florida, the total number of cases in children 17 and under rose from 16,797 on July 9 to…MORE

Not just for tomboys (and their parents): Kids and gender roles

Beginning in preschool, Lisa Selin Davis’ daughter expressed her preference for what are considered more masculine clothing, haircuts and play styles. In first grade she announced she was a “tomboy.” Davis did her best to support her daughter, letting her cross gender barriers despite occasionally feeling uncomfortable. Learning how to talk to her child about…MORE

Tea, milk and other drinks to help you sleep (and some that will hurt)

Tea, milk and other drinks to help you sleep (and some that will hurt)

We know to avoid coffee and chocolate before bedtime since both contain caffeine and can keep you awake at night. But what to replace those delicious options with? There are some drinks that can actually help set you up for a sleepy night of slumber. Food and drinks that contain certain minerals, therapeutic herbs and…MORE

Back to school: 7 ways to win at online learning

Back to school: 7 ways to win at online learning

Here we go again. This is the prevailing sentiment in millions of homes these days as many families gear up for what likely will amount to another semester of virtual learning due to the coronavirus pandemic. For most of these families, the online learning they endured this spring was passable at best, the result of…MORE

Previous vaccines and masks may hold down Covid-19, some researchers say

Previous vaccines and masks may hold down Covid-19, some researchers say

As US leaders work to control the spread of coronavirus, researchers across the country — and globe — are working to answer the mysteries that remain around infections. One of those mysteries: why the experience can be so different from person to person. One expert says the answer may involve looking at previous vaccines individuals…MORE

World hits grim milestone of 20 million reported coronavirus cases

World hits grim milestone of 20 million reported coronavirus cases

The world has reached the grim milestone of 20 million confirmed coronavirus cases and is edging closer to 750,000 deaths globally, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. Case numbers have soared exponentially since the first were reported in China in December. The world recorded one million cases more than three months later, on April…MORE

Marijuana use during pregnancy linked to autism in babies, study says

Marijuana use during pregnancy linked to autism in babies, study says

In what they call the largest study ever done, researchers found using marijuana while pregnant may increase the risk that a child will develop autism. “Women who used cannabis during pregnancy were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism,” said study author Dr. Darine El-Cha├ór, a maternal fetal medicine specialist and clinical…MORE

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