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CDC: Many School Children Are Not Getting Enough Sleep

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Many middle school and high school students have short sleep duration, according to research published in the Jan. 26 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Anne G. Wheaton, Ph.D., … Continue reading

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Eye Contact With Your Baby Helps Synchronize Your Brainwaves

[Source:  Science Daily] When a parent and infant interact, various aspects of their behaviour can synchronise, including their gaze, emotions and heartrate, but little is known about whether their brain activity also synchronises — and what the consequences of this … Continue reading

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Imaging Study Finds Obese Teens Have Disrupted Brain Connections

[Source: Psych Central] New research reveals that obese adolescents have disrupted connectivity in the complex regions of the brain involved in regulating appetite, emotions, and impulse control, and reward and pleasure in eating. The study, presented at the annual meeting … Continue reading

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Hot, New Job! Pediatric Occupational Therapist – Lower Lake, CA

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or Click HERE to Apply Do you love lakeside living? We are seeking an occupational therapist for a school assignment this coming 2019 – 20 school year near Lower Lake California. * Occupational … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner Too: Reflections on Alaska…Where Life is Bigger Tales of a Seasoned OT Returning to the Frontier State

Editor’s Note:  Susan Mullins, OTR/L is a returning contractor for PediaStaff.  This year, she accepted the opportunity of a lifetime to work in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Before she left for her adventure, we asked Susan if she would write an article … Continue reading

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