Links between neighborhood risk and birth outcomes, maternal depression and gestational diabetes

Two new studies released by the University at Albany School of Public Health shed light on different factors impacting the health of mothers and newborns, with one study finding a link between neighborhood risk and birth outcomes, and a second indicating a relationship between maternal depression and gestational diabetes. Neighborhood risk and birth outcomes This […]

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Researchers show key differences in emotion, adaptation skills of children with autism in school settings

Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that children on the autism spectrum who have impaired executive functioning skills, which help control thoughts, emotions, and actions, can face challenges at school that are different from the ones they face at home. Additionally, as children experience adolescence, problems with executive functioning can worsen, suggesting […]

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LinkedIn gives up on Stories

LinkedIn is shutting down its ephemeral Stories product, the company announced Tuesday. The company plans to “remove the current Stories experience by the end of September,” according to Liz Li, senior director of product. The Snapchat-style video Stories were first launched in February 2020 in internal testing. Part of the reason for the shutdown is […]

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Families in ’emotional distress’ over landfill that stinks of ‘rotting flesh’

Mental health support is being offered to residents who live near a landfill site which stinks of ‘rotting flesh’. Thousands of complaints have been filed over the stench emanating from Walleys Quarry in Silverdale, near Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. The pungent odour has sparked anxiety and depression in some locals, while others are struggling to sleep, StokeOnTrentLive […]

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