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Tweeting their own horn: Author self-promotion on Twitter increases research dissemination

Researchers from the University of Toronto presented a new study at CHEST Congress 2019 Thailand in Bangkok that aimed to determine the effect of authors’ self-promotion on the social media site, Twitter, in regards to the dissemination of their research. Tweets referencing scientific articles published between June 2011-January 2017 were gathered through Altmetric.com. The study

Harry Shum Jr., Wife Shelby Rabara Welcome Their First Child

Baby Shum is here! Glee alum Harry Shum Jr. and his wife, Shelby Rabara, announced on Thursday, March 28, that they welcomed their first child together. “Baby XIA,” the new dad, 36, captioned an Instagram post of his little one’s bare feet Opens a New Window. . Above the photo were the song lyrics, “How wonderful life

J.Lo’s Abs Are Living Their Best Life: Pics

Jennifer Lopez‘s look is always on point — her hair, her glow, her outfits and now, her abs. It’s undeniable: the actress has never looked better. While some attribute her head-to-toe perfection to being in love (Lopez is dating former New York Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez), it’s also clear that to sustain her svelte body

7 Things Therapists Wish Their Clients Knew

Myths about therapy and therapists abound in American culture. The therapeutic process is often shrouded in mystery and misconceptions, and there are things therapists really wish their clients knew. Stigmas about mental illness and what actually happens in a therapist’s office can undermine a person’s healing process — while also sometimes deterring people from getting the

More Americans Are Raising Their Grandkids

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 — More than 3 million older Americans are now raising their grandchildren as their own, even as they struggle with health problems and financial stresses, a new survey shows. Not only that, the children they take in are more likely to be troubled as they struggle to adjust to new lives,

Young children with heart disease and their families may have poorer quality of life than the general population

A study by medical researchers from UNSW Sydney and the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network has shown that young children with heart disease and their families may have poorer quality of life than the general population, leading to calls for routine screening to enable early intervention and better outcomes. The paper – the largest Australian study

Should Parents Care What Their Teen Wears?

"I can’t believe she goes out dressed like that."  "I wish she’d dress more appropriately." "She’s showing off far too much skin." These are all things I’ve heard parents of teenage girls say. I’m still a few years away from that stage with my own daughter, but I’ve seen firsthand how much tension can be

Grip strength of children gives clues about their future health

While other studies have shown that muscle weakness as measured by grip strength is a predictor of unhealthy outcomes—including cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, disability and even early mortality—this is the first to do so for adolescent health over time, a Baylor University researcher said. “What we know about today’s kids is that because of the

How 10 Parents Give Their Kids Downtime

Wake up. Get dressed. Eat breakfast. School drop-off. Soccer for one kid. Gymnastics for the other. Dinner. Homework. Sleep. If this kind of super-regimented routine sounds familiar, well, that’s no surprise. Today, children under 12 have precipitously less free time than any generation before theirs, as unstructured play and moments of respite have taken a