Category Archives: NPR


Aug

27

2018
Toddlers Like Winners, But How They Win Matters

Toddlers Like Winners, But How They Win Matters

Unlike other primates, human toddlers watching a competition don’t appreciate victors who shove rivals out of the way. Even little kids prefer high status characters who aren’t bullies. (Image credit: Rick Lowe/Getty Images)


Aug

19

2018
Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Real Estate Business

Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Real Estate Business

These days hospitals are looking for ways to improve health in their communities to prevent illness and control costs. One hospital in Ohio decided that health might start with affordable housing. (Image credit: Courtesy Nationwide Children’s Hospital)


Aug

16

2018
Babies Born Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech

Babies Born Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech

A pediatrician is working to make sure every hospital in Kansas can give babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome the soft start they need, ideally right next to their mothers. (Image credit: Alex Smith/KCUR)


Aug

08

2018
Pregnancy Debate Revisited: To Induce Labor, Or Not?

Pregnancy Debate Revisited: To Induce Labor, Or Not?

Young women with simple pregnancies can safely ask a doctor to induce labor, a study finds. It doesn’t increase their risk of needing a C-section after all, and can even offer potential benefits. (Image credit: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)



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