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The graph above, made by the researchers, shows nanoparticles ingested by a mother (black dots) reaching infants via the placenta and by drinking breast milk.  In turn, this suggests it increases the risk of an immune disorder.

Junk food can lead to high risk of allergies, study shows

Is this why childhood allergies are on the rise? Junk food additives cross the placenta during pregnancy and distort their immune system French researchers have warned that billions of nanoparticles from food are reaching infants These can alter their gut microbiome and damage gut cells, they said. This is likely to increase their allergy risk, …

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A one-stop-shop for youth mental health services is preparing to open next to Allderdice High

A one-stop-shop for youth mental health services is preparing to open next to Allderdice High

A new program for youth struggling with mental health issues in the Pittsburgh area is set to open a physical space near Allderdice High School. The UpStreet mental health service was created in October 2020 as an online service at the height of the pandemic, when young people across the country were struggling with their …

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CDC alert: 44 states with high levels of respiratory disease

CDC alert: 44 states with high levels of respiratory disease

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows the flu is on the rise in the United States, with 44 states experiencing high levels. The agency said 31 US jurisdictions, which include territories and the District of Columbia, had “very high” levels, while 16 areas had “high” levels as of Nov. 26. …

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College and Career Fair brings back Cape Hatteras High School graduates - The Coastland Times

College and Career Fair brings back Cape Hatteras High School graduates – The Coastland Times

College and Career Fair Brings Back Cape Hatteras High School Graduates Posted at 9:02 am on Sunday, December 4, 2022 1 of 11 Avon Medical Clinic: Nurse Heather Gray Jennette (2004, valedictorian), Jamie Francis Fountain MD (1997, valedictorian). Photo by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy Boat Captains Johnny Fairbanks (2021) Island Time Charters and John Canning (2019) …

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Lawmakers to tackle high health care costs in CT

Lawmakers to tackle high health care costs in CT

Lawmakers target rising health care costs as a key issue they plan to address in the next legislative session, after hearing Thursday from hospital executives, representatives of insurance and pharmaceutical companies and other industry officials. “It’s no secret that health care is unaffordable and the health care industry is failing Connecticut families and small businesses,” …

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Children with gun injuries have a high rate of developing new mental health diagnoses

Children with gun injuries have a high rate of developing new mental health diagnoses

Children and teens who survive a firearm injury have a high rate of developing new mental health diagnoses within a year, even compared to children who were injured in a car accident, according to a new study. A total of 35% of children injured by firearms received a new mental health diagnosis within a year …

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Baldwin High School "Chill Room" helps students cope with mental health issues

Baldwin High School “Chill Room” helps students cope with mental health issues

A local student traveled to Washington DC to testify before Congress on mental health on Wednesday. Brooklyn Williams is a senior at Baldwin High School. She was one of the speakers who testified at the Senate Subcommittee on Children and Families hearing, where the importance of helping teens transition from high school to college was …

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Max, a graduate of Mitchell High School, answers the call to service as an ROTC cadet, future medical student

Max, a graduate of Mitchell High School, answers the call to service as an ROTC cadet, future medical student

BROOKINGS — At some point, Carson Max had to make a choice. As a student at South Dakota State University, he felt a little stretched. This is understandable given his workload. He was studying with a major in human biology with minors in chemistry, microbiology and aerospace studies. In addition to that, he was also …

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11 Keto-Friendly Foods That Are Also High in Fiber, Says Dietitian

11 Keto-Friendly Foods That Are Also High in Fiber, Says Dietitian

The ketogenic diet (aka the keto diet) has taken the diet world by storm. As a popular low-carb, high-fat, and moderate-protein diet, following this diet is linked to outcomes like weight loss, heart health benefits, and cognitive benefits. But since the keto diet is so low in carbs, and carbs tend to be one of …

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