Health-e-News, September 2010
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The cooler air and lower humidity of fall and winter months dry out skin and can be especially troublesome for people with eczema (atopic dermatitis). So in this issue we feature information to help soothe this irritating skin condition.
Also in this issue, learn about pediatric sleep issues and try a new, tasty recipe.
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Good Sleep Hygiene for Children
Sleep problems are a common issue for children but underdiagnosed. To help your child get a good night's rest, try these tips, offered by Lisa Meltzer, PhD, our new pediatric sleep specialist.
Recipe: Vegetables and Grain Pilaf
Bored with boiled rice as your standard side? Try this healthy recipe that pairs a broccoli blend with wholesome grains, including oats, wheat and rye.
Insulin Peptide Points to Solution for Type I Diabetes
Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado have identified the precise protein fragment, or peptide, that can trigger diabetes in mice. The finding supports an emerging theory about the origins of autoimmunity and may lead to new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in humans.
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