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    Limiting screen time for infants and toddlers has the positive effect of limiting screen time for their caregivers so that there is much more face-to-face time such as playing peek-a-boo.

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    There is a myriad of symptoms people describe following COVID. Many complain of brain fog and fatigue. Other common symptoms include chronic cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, fast heart rate, diarrhea, lightheadedness, depression and persistent loss of taste or smell. This list is far from comprehensive, as many experiences other symptoms as well.

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    What is Hands Only CPR?

    When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately receiving CPR from someone nearby.

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    Avoid a Contact Burn

    Prevention, tips and facts to keep the entire family safe around hot surfaces

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    Developing a vaccine against cytomegalovirus (CMV) is right at the top of researchers’ priority list. However, most people have never heard of the virus.

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    Docside Clinic brings primary care to underserved maritime community

    University of Texas Medical Branch researcher Dr. Shannon Guillot-Wright was recently awarded a $660,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control to fund a five-year research project to address health disparities for commercial fishermen.

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    Now Medicare Part D covers vaccines at no cost

    The new year is starting strong with the news that those with Medicare Part D may receive all recommended vaccines without paying a dime.

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    Cardiac Arrest - What you need to know

    In the wake of the cardiac arrest episode experienced by NFL player Damar Hamlin, UTMB pediatric cardiologist Dr. Ashraf Aly took some time out to visit with our friends at Houston Moms to answer some important questions surrounding the heart and how it works.

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