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Papaya Leaf Health Benefits: Not Just for Dengue and Platelets! This Medicinal Leaf Has Other Uses

Papaya leaf (Photo Credits: Max Pixel) The thought of papaya juice won’t exactly make your mouth water. Yet, it can save your life in more ways than one. The only time the juice is mentioned is in the context of dengue fever, where patients are made to drink papaya leaf juice in a bid to… Read More »

In Brief: Positive Benefits of Father’s Involvement in Childcare

According to recent studies, the participation of fathers in childcare nearly doubled between 1965 and 2011.  Despite this growing involvement of fathers in their children’s lives, pediatric visits continue to be focused on the mother-child relationship.  Few early parent education programs focus on fathers.   Paternal involvement positively affects infant neurodevelopment, but also decreases maternal stress… Read More »