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How to Keep Children Safe from COVID-19 this Fall

Newswise imageWith the new school year started and autumn approaching, Colleen Nash, MD, MPH, Rush University Medical Center, pediatric infectious disease specialist, answers questions parents may have about keeping children safe from COVID, social distancing in the classroom and celebrating Halloween.

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Michigan Medicine Team Separates Conjoined Twins at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Newswise imageDoctors have successfully separated one-year-old conjoined twins at Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. The nearly 11-hour surgery, which is the first of its kind at Mott, involved a team of more than two dozen doctors, nurses and other specialists who spent months preparing for the complex procedure.

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Research Organizations Announce Joint Commitment to Advancing Scholarly Study of Racism

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Society of Research on Adolescence (SRA), and the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) have announced that they are jointly committing to advancing scholarly inquiry related to racism and its impact on education- and youth development-related settings, processes, and outcomes, and promoting the use and dissemination of this research and its practical application to serve the public good.

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Keeping students physically active online or in-person

A physical activity expert addresses ways to keep students active in this "new normal."

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AMSSM Recognized by President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition as an NYSS Champion to Promote Participation in Youth Sports

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to recognize the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) as one of the first organizations to join the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champions platform.

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ACSM and National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute Named NYSS ChampionSM

Newswise imageU.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognize ACSM and the National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute as two of the first organizations to join the National Youth Sports Strategy Champion program, helping to foster a lifelong love of sports and physical activity for youth.

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Scientists awarded $52M NIH grant to study schizophrenia cause and effect

Newswise imageUCLA researchers and their colleagues from two other institutions have been awarded a $52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead an international study to better understand the cause and effect of schizophrenia in high-risk youth.

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