Protecting hearing at school | Cholesterol | Brain injury | Bionic movements | Young adult couples

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Protect Your Child’s Hearing

Children eating lunch in a noisy school cafeteria.

Noise levels during some activities at school can be loud enough to damage hearing. Discover ways to prevent hearing loss. (From NIH’s NIDCD)

What Is Cholesterol?  

A vial of blood labeled "Cholesterol Test".

Cholesterol is a substance that your body needs. So why is it sometimes bad? A new video describes how cholesterol can be both good and bad for health. (From NIH’s NLM)

Caring for Concussions

A patient getting a head scan.

A concussion is a mild brain injury. People with serious symptoms may not know to seek treatment from their doctor. (From NIH News in Health)

Bionic Movements

An illustration of a bionic prosthetic hand.

Researchers are developing high-tech devices to help people who have lost the use of an arm or leg. (From NIH News in Health)

Early Family Experience Affects Later Romantic Relationships

A smiling couple in a healthy romantic relationship.

A research team found that children raised in a healthy family are more likely to have a healthy romantic relationship as a young adult. (From NIH Research Matters)