What we are being treated for: vaccines against the 60-pointed death star
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Why is folic acid needed for pregnant women?
There are a great many vitamins that the human body needs. An important element for health and development is folic acid (vitamin B9). It is she who is involved in…

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Blood test for vitamin D. Table with the norms of indicators in women
Have you ever heard recommendations from a doctor to get tested for vitamin D? After all, its effect on the body is difficult to overestimate. Almost every person takes a…

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The child smokes: what to do to parents

What to do if a child smokes? Parents find it difficult to transfer such news. After all, adults understand how much the habit harms the body. I want the child to grow strong and healthy. Than to panic, it is better to immediately begin to act. As a rule, adolescents are prone to addiction. It is at this age that the child tries to prove himself and begins to violate the prohibitions of his parents. So, the child smokes what to do mom and dad.

Why do children smoke

There are many reasons why children start smoking. It is important to understand your child. If you find out the reason, it will be easier to cope with addiction.

The most common reasons why children smoke:

Trying to seem older;
like young children, teens continue to copy adults. If his role model smokes, then probably the child will reproduce this detail;
a way to “join” in a cool company, get closer to idols; Continue reading

First screening: ultrasound and blood chemistry

Pregnancy screening is a complex of studies. It includes ultrasound diagnostics (ultrasound) and a biochemical blood test. The first screening allows doctors to get detailed information about the health of the fetus and the expectant mother. The doctor makes all the indicators in a special program. It automatically calculates whether there are opportunities for the development of pathologies and the risks of anomalies. With its help, various developmental anomalies are eliminated, and the physiology of the unborn baby is revealed.

First trimester screening

A study is being conducted between the eleventh and thirteenth weeks of pregnancy. There is no point in conducting it earlier. Most of the data will be non-indicative.

The first screening includes two medical tests – ultrasound and hormone analysis. Continue reading

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