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2013-04-20 23:02:19

Sprout shares some of their most popular healthy products to support a good cause. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2013 The March of Dimes in St. Cloud, MN hosted an April 13, 2013 event for one of their biggest fundraising efforts, The March for Babies. March for Babies is a day of remembrance to those who have lost babies in the NICU. Although Sprout did not have an operator in the Saint Cloud area, they still wanted to help in any way possible and decided to do so by sharing their...

Lullabies Have A Soothing Effect On Premature Babies
2013-04-15 13:21:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Beth Israel Medical Center (BIMC) in New York City led a study published in the journal Pediatrics that found premature babies find lullabies soothing. The new study, which involved 11 hospitals, found that premature babies can benefit from live music, whether played or sung. The researchers found that live music helped to slow the infants' heartbeats, calm their breathing, improve sucking behaviors, aid sleep and...

2013-03-04 23:08:54

Future tools should build on success of current scores to improve care for vulnerable infants, according to U-M research published in Pediatrics Scoring methods commonly used to evaluate Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) are inconsistent, according to new research from the University of Michigan. The research published last week in the journal Pediatrics compared 10 well-known scores that have been developed to evaluate NICUs. The researchers found more differences than similarities....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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