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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – From looking at parenting behaviors during the pandemic to a dangerous complication of type-2 diabetes for women, here are this week’s top health stories.


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A study on the impact of the pandemic on child development finds allowing kids to make more of their own decisions contributes to positive well-being.

Researchers in Germany found that autonomy-supportive parenting was also linked to better outcomes for the parents.


New analysis from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Mayo Clinic finds women younger than 55 with type-2 diabetes are 10 times more likely to develop coronary heart disease.

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Researchers said after following 28,000 women for decades, the trend is that younger and younger women will have heart attacks.

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A new study in the journal Health Systems finds British college students who went home for the holidays may have led to more than 9,000 new infections of COVID-19 across the U.K.

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On average, researchers estimate an infected student passed the illness on to just one other household member. Team