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The Vaccine Debate Rages On

August 24, 2015 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness
The vaccine debate is more prevalent than ever.  Many people, when confronted with the question, are insistent of vaccinating their children.  These vaccine supporters want healthy, vaccinated kids in their homes, their schools, and on their playgrounds.  Others insist that vaccinations lead to a growing number of unhealthy children, and do not want to inject …

What Every Parent Needs to Know about Autism

July 21, 2015 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness, Health & Fitness
Autism includes a number of complex neurodevelopment disorders that affect an individual’s communication (both verbal and nonverbal) and social interaction. Being a parent of a child with autism can be a constant challenge. Not only must parents devote a lot of time and effort into helping their child, but also fight for their children when …
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3 Trending Autism Research Developments

June 11, 2015 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness, Health & Fitness
Autism spectrum disorder affects one in 68 children, and the prevalence of this chronic health condition is on the rise. With the flurry of new research on the subject, the autism community has been exposed to many developments in the search for a cure, has attained an expanded knowledge of the condition, and has raised …

Does Air Pollution Increase the Risk of Autism Development?

June 5, 2015 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness
What causes autism? It is a question that has plagued scientists for the past quarter century. We know that genetics certainly are involved. For example, we do know through several twin studies that if one twin has autism, the other is 70-90% more likely to have autism as well. However, researchers have always questioned how …
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Tips for Handling Autism in Your Home

May 12, 2015 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness, Parenting
When you first learn that your child is autistic, a lot of things will be going through your mind. You wonder how this will affect them throughout school, and as they grow older and become adults. You worry about how to explain their condition to the rest of the family. But, most of all, you’re …
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Your Complete Guide to ClariVein Vein Treatment

February 27, 2015 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness, Health & Fitness
Are you familiar with ClariVein? If you are suffering from diseased veins, then you may have heard of ClariVein, one of the newest treatment options available for a wide range of different issues. It is especially recommended for individuals suffering from multiple or more severe vein problems. But what exactly is ClariVein and how do …
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Prepare Your Autistic Child for School

February 11, 2015 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness, K-12 Education, Reference & Education
When you have a child with autism, school can be a bit of a challenge. Some kids absolutely love school and excel at their studies, but fail to make a lot of friends; others can’t handle the environment and, as a result, end up struggling with their work. When this happens, you may find that …

The History of the Dwoskin Family Foundation

January 15, 2015 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness, Health & Fitness
For years, the Dwoskin Family Foundation has funded research into emerging threats to children’s health. Working closely with researchers and children’s health advocates, the Foundation has achieved a new level of awareness for previously unknown potential threats to children’s wellbeing. But it all began with just two concerned parents, Albert and Claire Dwoskin. The history …
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Do You Really Need Antibacterial Soap?

December 10, 2014 | Author: | Posted in Disease & Illness, Health & Fitness
Claire Dwoskin has dedicated her philanthropic work to protecting children’s health and helping parents stay informed about how to best protect their children. In this line of work, Claire often gets questions from parents—and one of the most common is, do you really need to use antibacterial soap to get your hands clean and germ-free? …
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