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Marijuana - Object Permanence
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- Men's Health
Do you know what testicular torsion is? Do you know what to do if it occurs? This eMedTV segment presents eight important facts every man should know about testicular torsion, including symptoms, treatment, how it affects fertility, and more.
Mosquitoes can spread certain diseases (such as malaria and yellow fever) to humans through their bites. This eMedTV article explains the health risks mosquitoes present and includes tips for preventing bites.
- Mosquito Bites
This eMedTV page discusses strategies for preventing mosquito bites, including using repellent, wearing protective clothing, and being aware of peak mosquito hours. This article also talks about public mosquito prevention programs.
- Mosquito Repellent
Many types of mosquito repellents are available to help reduce your exposure to bites. This eMedTV page discusses DEET, picaridin, and other forms of repellent. This article also talks about the correct way to apply repellent and their use on children.
- Mucus Plug
The mucus plug, which keeps bacteria from entering the uterus during pregnancy, is lost prior to labor. This eMedTV resource explains the plug in detail and its relevance to pregnancy and childbirth.
- Nasal Irrigation
Nasal irrigation involves rinsing the nasal passages to treat allergies and other conditions. This eMedTV article tells you how to get started with this process, including information on selecting the right device and making your own saline solution.
- Neti Pot
A neti pot is a device used to flush out the nasal cavity with a saline solution. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the device is frequently used to treat various nasal or sinus conditions, such as allergies, sinus infections, or the common cold.
- Newborn Care
When your baby cries, he or she is communicating a certain need to you. This eMedTV Web segment takes an in-depth look at what the various cries sound like and what they mean. This article also offers tips on how to calm a crying baby.
- Newborn Development
There are five stages of language development leading up to a baby's first words. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at these language development stages, which include crying, babble play, repetitive babbling, variegated babbling, and single words.
- Newborn Feeding
It is not uncommon for new parents to fret over feeding options and techniques with their newborns. This eMedTV Web page provides some general guidelines for feeding newborns and explores the benefits of breastfeeding and formula feeding.
- Object Permanence
As this eMedTV page discusses, babies who are around 8 months old achieve a developmental milestone known as object permanence. This page further describes this ability for babies to understand that even though something is hidden, it still exists.