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Slow Down at Mealtime

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Using data from two ongoing studies, researchers report that individuals identified as fast eaters tend to consume more calories per meal and are more likely to gain weight over time than slower eaters. Clinical Obesity, January 2021

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Secondhand Smoke Puts Kids at Risk for Hospitalization

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New research suggests that children from smoking households are more likely to visit an urgent care center or be admitted to a hospital than kids from smoke-free homes. Lead author Dr. Ashley Merianos notes, “Despite major progress in tobacco control, about four in ten children remain exposed to tobacco smoke… This exposure places developing children at higher risk for many health problems, including respiratory illnesses such as asthma, bronchiolitis and pneumonia.” PLOS ONE, March 2021

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How to Prevent Falls in the Winter Months

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American Bone Health offers the following tips to help you stay on your feet when presented with snowy, icy, or wet surfaces: wear shoes with good traction, dress warm, be careful getting out of your car, don’t rush, pay attention to surfaces, stay alert for black ice, and keep your driveway and walkways clear. American Bone Health, March 2021

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Academic Performance and ADHD

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Researchers monitored the academic progress of 400 university students and found that those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) had about a half grade lower GPA than students without the condition. Additionally, students with ADHD were less likely to graduate. The finding suggests that students with ADHD may need greater academic support to help them succeed in school. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, February 2021

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Manual Therapy Aids in Management of Neck Pain

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Among a group of 60 patients with neck pain, researchers observed that those treated with the combination of manual therapies and physiotherapy modalities experienced greater improvements in pain and disability than patients treated with physiotherapy alone. Doctors of chiropractic often address neck pain with a multimodal approach that may include manual therapies, modalities, exercises, and nutritional recommendations. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, January 2021

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