What is Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome?

Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome (BRBNS), also known as bean syndrome, is an extremely rare and severe condition. It has a heterogeneous spectrum of clinical features involving multiple venous malformations of the skin and internal organs (liver, heart, spleen). It is a congenital vascular disease with various phenotypic patterns. BRBNS is most common in childhood and adolescence, with only a […]

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What is Subglottic Stenosis?

Subglottic stenosis (SGS) is a condition in which the airway below the subglottis and above the trachea narrows. It can be either congenital or acquired. Subglottic stenosis is a condition that can affect newborns, toddlers, and adults. A developmental failure during pregnancy is thought to be the cause of congenital SGS. It is usually caused by an iatrogenic injury caused […]

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Jeannie Mai Got So Honest About the ‘Pressure’ of Breastfeeding

Jeannie Mai just got very candid about her breastfeeding journey. The new mom, who gave birth to daughter Monaco Mai-Jenkins four months ago, spoke with PEOPLE about one of her biggest postpartum challenges. “[Breastfeeding is] hard because it’s an every three-hour full-time job,” she explained. “Like every three hours, I’m pumping, I’m massaging my breasts, I’m trying to get enough […]

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What is Brown Syndrome?

Brown syndrome (BS) is a rare ocular motility disorder characterized by a limitation of elevation in adduction of the eye.  Patients with BS can have a widening of the palpebral fissure in adduction, divergence in upgaze, and hypotropia in primary position, in addition to the limitation of elevation in adduction (LEA). Anomalies of the superior oblique (SO) tendon or the […]

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What is Telepsychiatry?

Telemedicine is a practice of providing medical care from a distance using technology, most commonly by videoconferencing. Telepsychiatry, a segment of telemedicine, can include psychiatric evaluations, patient education, therapy (group therapy, individual therapy, and family therapy), and medication management. Image Credit: Julia Lazebnaya/Shutterstock Telepsychiatry can entail direct interaction between a psychiatrist and a patient. It also includes psychiatrists who provide […]

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How can Hand Hygiene Prevent the Spread of Disease?

Research has shown that many harmful diseases spread due to a lack of proper hand hygiene. Thereby, washing hands could effectively prevent the spread of infections. One can spread germs, i.e., harmful pathogenic microorganisms, by simply touching another person. Also, one can catch germs by touching a contaminated object or surfaces and, subsequently, touching their mouth, eyes, and nose. Inappropriate […]

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Jenna Dewan's Touching Beach Video of Daughter Everly, 8, Lets Us See The World Through Her Eyes

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Jenna Dewan spares no details when she talks about her amazing children and the light they’ve given her over the years. Recently, she shared a touching video of her and her daughter Everly, 8, at the beach — and […]

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