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Health Tip: Building Baby's Fine Motor Skills
Thursday, June 25, 2015

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As your baby gets older and develops, so should motor skills of the fingers and hands.

The American Academy of Family Physicians recommends:

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Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Read more...Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex

Babies may get a brain boost in the womb when they hear the voices and heartbeats of their mothers, a new study suggests.

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Exercise Can Cut Risk of Pregnancy-Related Diabetes: Study
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Read more...Women who were more physically active while expecting also were about 2 pounds lighter

Exercise reduces pregnant women's risk of developing gestational diabetes and also helps control weight gain, a new review shows.

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Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?
Monday, June 22, 2015
Read more...Review found link between the two, but not cause and effect

People who spend much of their day sitting may be more likely to feel anxious, a new review suggests.

The findings, researchers said, do not prove that sitting in front of a TV or computer causes anxiety. For one, it's possible that anxiety-prone people choose to be sedentary.

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Using Same Hospital for Complications After Surgery Lowers Death Risk: Study
Friday, June 19, 2015
Read more...Patients also did slightly better when original team of doctors treated them on readmission

Surgery patients who suffer complications after discharge from a hospital are more likely to die if they're readmitted to a different hospital than where they had their original operation, a new study finds.

University of Utah researchers reviewed information on millions of Medicare patients who underwent one of 12 major surgical procedures between 2001 and 2011. They found that up to one-fifth of the patients were readmitted to a hospital within 30 days due to complications.

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