Category Archives: NPR


May

28

2018
Cameras On Preemies Let In Families, Keep Germs Out

Cameras On Preemies Let In Families, Keep Germs Out

Some hospitals are putting cameras in their neonatal intensive care units to reduce the number of people — and germs — from entering. But some NICU staff may not want to be watched around the clock. (Image credit: Blake Farmer/WPLN)


May

27

2018
Parenting Advice From Uncle Sam

Parenting Advice From Uncle Sam

Nervous mothers and dads once had only family and friends to turn to for advice on kids. Then, in 1912, the U.S. government created an agency devoted to children, and queries from moms poured in. (Image credit: Francis Luis Mora/Library of Congress)


May

26

2018
Why It’s So Hard To Wipe Out Polio In Pakistan

Why It’s So Hard To Wipe Out Polio In Pakistan

A report from the front lines. Obstacles range from violence aimed at vaccinators to social media campaigns against vaccines. Not to mention classism. (Image credit: Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)


May

22

2018
Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care

Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care

The Pennsylvania-based health care chain Geisinger Health System plans to soon offer DNA sequencing as part of routine care for all patients. Is there a downside? (Image credit: GIPhotoStock/Cultura RF/Getty Images)



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