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Only use melatonin on physicians advice

As many as one in seventeen young teenagers use the sleeping aid melatonin on a weekly basis to help them sleep better. This is the conclusion of the long-term Generation R population study in Rotterdam. Researchers warn parents to be careful when using melatonin without a physician's advice, because the long-term effects on children are unknown.

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Lights for Sophia

Elementary schools and clubs will again be able to join in Sophia’s Lights Walk this year, which will be taking place in December.

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Noise damage in one out of seven children

Nearly one out of seven children aged between 9 and 11 years in the Generation R population screening suffers from noise-induced hearing loss.

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Teaching prize for Sophia Children’s Hospital lecturer

Patricia Kalkman, pediatrician at Sophia Children’s Hospital, was voted Lecturer of the Year in Erasmus MC’s Education Center.

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Erasmus MC completely smoke-free

The entire Erasmus MC campus is to be smoke-free by 1 January 2020.