Tag Archives: Talk

‘Parentese,’ not traditional baby talk, boosts a baby’s language development

True baby talk, which a new study shows can boost infant brain and speech development, is actually proper adult speech, just delivered in a different cadence. “It uses real words and correct grammar, but it does use a higher pitch, a slower tempo and an exaggerated intonation,” said Naja Ferjan Ramirez, an assistant professor at… Read More »

Doctors go to TikTok to talk to teens about vaping and how celery juice won’t cure cancer

Rose Marie Leslie, a doctor with a big following on TikTok. Rose Marie Leslie Dr. Rose Marie Leslie is hoping to reach teens with a message about the dangers of e-cigarettes. So she’s started posting regularly on TikTok, the popular short video app, and has collected a large following. Leslie, who goes by @DrLeslie and… Read More »

Grey’s Anatomy Season 16, Episode 3 Recap: Let’s Talk About the Meredith Problem

[Warning: Spoilers for Grey’s Anatomy season 16, episode 3, “Reunited,” ahead.] Over Grey’s Anatomy’s 16 seasons, Meredith Grey has been fired on several occasions…but this time, it doesn’t seem like she’s coming back—and that’s already becoming a major issue for Grey Sloan Memorial. On Thursday’s new episode, Meredith’s absence from the hospital caused massive problems… Read More »