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Skin-to-skin 'kangaroo care' shows important benefits for premature babies

Added: 22.10.2020 18:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

A world-first study has demonstrated significant benefits to a premature baby's heart and brain function when held by the parent in skin-to-skin contact. Parent-infant skin-to-skin care (SSC) or kangaroo care, started in the late 1970s in Columbia when incubators to keep babies warm were not available. It is now widely recognized as a beneficial component of holistic care provided for pre-term infants.

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US officials targeted on American soil, across the world by purported sonic attacks

Added: 22.10.2020 13:33 | 10 views | 0 comments

Four years ago, dozens of American officials stationed in Cuba started to hear odd cracks and humming in their ears – punctured by rushes of nausea, headaches, muddy vision, memory loss, disequilibrium, and lethargy – all key indicators of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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This Day in History: Oct. 22

Added: 22.10.2020 5:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

President John F. Kennedy, in a national address, reveals the presence of Soviet-built missile bases under construction in Cuba. The U.S. allows the deposed Shah of Iran to travel to New York for medical treatment — a decision that leads to the Iran hostage crisis.  


Today in History for October 22nd

Added: 22.10.2020 4:51 | 12 views | 0 comments

Highlights of this day in history: A Cold War crisis over Cuba leads to brink of nuclear war; Shah of Iran allowed into U.S. for treatment; 'Pretty Boy' Floyd killed; Last victim slain in D.C. sniper shootings; Cellist Pablo Casals dies. (Oct. 22)


Federal transportation authorities to vote on probable cause in fatal California boat fire

Added: 20.10.2020 17:40 | 6 views | 0 comments

Federal authorities are expected to vote Tuesday on what likely sparked a fire aboard a scuba dive boat last year that killed 34 people off the coast of Southern California.


Cuba Gooding Jr. Sings Karaoke for 51st Birthday

Added: 18.10.2020 18:24 | 16 views | 0 comments

Cuba Gooding Jr. -- who's got class, style and street knowledge by the pound -- rang in 51 with an awesome night of karaoke, and we gotta say ... he killed it. The actor celebrated his birthday by singing karaoke last weekend at Il Piccolo Verde in...


Will Flag-Waving Latinos Win Florida for Trump?

Added: 18.10.2020 12:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Cuban American voters of South Florida don't just support Trump for his anti-socialism. They love his embrace of flags and other symbols of patriotism.

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This Day in History: Oct. 16

Added: 16.10.2020 5:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Planned Parenthood has its beginnings as Margaret Sanger and her sister, Ethel Byrne, open the first birth control clinic in New York. The Cuban missile crisis begins.

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