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Hackensack offers children VR games to cope with hard procedures

Virtual reality goggles are being used to help children at Hackensack University Medical Center stay calm during painful or uncomfortable procedures. The goggles enable a patient to play games or relax on a virtual beach, among other scenes, while getting blood drawn or undergoing a spinal tap or an IV insertion, among other unpleasant treatments.… Read More »

Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – survey

Photo: Thinkstock Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – survey Independent.ie Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – not recognising the strain the delay puts on their bladders and bowels, a survey suggests. https://www.independent.ie/life/family/parenting/parents-are-too-busy-to-potty-train-their-children-early-enough-survey-37787743.html https://www.independent.ie/migration_catalog/article36250951.ece/da516/AUTOCROP/h342/Toilet-training-ts Email Parents are too busy to potty train their children… Read More »

Common vaccine may protect children from developing type 1 diabetes

Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhoea in young childrenPhanie / Alamy Stock Photo By Chelsea Whyte Rotavirus vaccine may protect children from developing type 1 diabetes. In Australia, the vaccine for rotavirus – the most common cause of severe diarrhoea in young children – was added to routine early-childhood immunisations in 2007.… Read More »