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newborns

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Invention lets newborns in incubators feel mom's heartbeat

Intel "Make it Wearable" finalist Team Babybe created a wearable that lets preemies or other babies in incubators feel their parents' heartbeat while separated.

By October 30, 2014

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New calculator predicts newborn's obesity risk

Simply enter in the parents' BMIs, the mother's professional skill level, whether the mother smoked while pregnant, and the baby's birth weight.

By November 29, 2012

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Like it or not, Europe's quota system puts women on boards

European countries forced large, public companies to give women a seat at the table. Now more nations are signing on.

By May 7, 2015

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Need to sober up? A shot of the 'love hormone' could do the trick

Researchers from Australia and Germany find that buzzed mice treated with oxytocin act less drunk than normal. Could the findings have implications for sloshed humans?

By February 24, 2015

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Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015

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Is AT&T’s new U-verse ‘second screen’ app really good for babies?

[commentary] A new U-verse TV app aims to get wee ones drawing, but CNET's Maggie Reardon wants to give it a long time-out.

By May 8, 2014

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By January 10, 2014

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The baby seat with iPad attachment: Shameful or honest?

A petition is launched to have Fisher-Price's bouncy seat with built-in iPad attachment recalled. But why shouldn't we prepare our young for the future as early as possible?

By December 14, 2013

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Device can identify abnormal heart rhythm linked to stillbirth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say they've been able to both diagnose as well as treat long QT syndrome in the womb.

By November 12, 2013

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Smile! We know how fast your heart is beating

MIT researchers can measure someone's pulse just by watching them on video. The new method, which picks up slight head movements, could help detect cardiac events.

By June 20, 2013