Warmth + Sugar = Less Vaccination Pain for Babies | Medpage Today

Makes perfect sense we think! Nanna’s always one for giving little ones a cuddle, especially when they need it most… – Babies given radiant warmth plus a sucrose solution tolerated painful procedures better than babies only given sucrose, according to a small randomized, controlled trial. Larry Gray, MD, assistant professor, section of behavioral and developmental […]

A Surprising New Reason to Wash Your Hands | Rodale News

Why Nannas and Mums are always right about washing those hands! – A new study published this month in Environmental Health Perspectives says that frequent hand washing can prevent toxic exposure to dangerous flame retardant chemicals found in your home. The study looked at two organophosphate flame retardants (PFRs) used in everyday items such as furniture foam, automobiles, […]