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Home visitation, depression and health literacy

Depressed parents’ health literacy skills can improve through home visitation per a recent study using open access public data.

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Mobile medical apps helping kids

Undergoing surgery can be frightening at the best of times. But for children, surgery can be terrifying. At the Shriners Hospital in Chicago, child-life specialist Kia Ferrer has developed an iPad app that will provide a kid-friendly virtual walk-through of their treatment. As noted in Medill Reports, Ferrer explains that: “With Keynote, an iPad application […]

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