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The State of Mental Health Care

In the US more than 1 in 4 adults suffer from some form of mental illness, including substance abuse, every year and experts estimate that at least 15 million children and teens also suffer from mental illness, many undiagnosed…

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Getting Your Children To Sleep

Do you have trouble getting your child to sleep? If so you’re not alone. Sleep problems are among the most common probles we face as parents with our children. Researchers estimate that up to half of all children between 1-5 years of age have some type of sleep problem…

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Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease

Medical October 1, 2012

Kawasaki disease also known as Kawasaki syndrome was originally called mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, which in truth is a more accurate description of the disorder. Kawasaki disease usually affects young children, primarily …

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Reye’s Syndrome

Reye’s Syndrome

Medical September 10, 2012

Reye’s syndrome is a condition that causes swelling of the brain and liver. Reye’s syndrome is almost always diagnosed in children and teens though there have been cases of adults developing the syndrome. However, in the adults the damage to the brain and liver is not permanent…

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Ear Infections

Ear Infections

Medical September 10, 2012

Ear infections are the most common reason for trips to the Dr’s office in the US with approximately 30 million visits every year. Nearly half of all prescriptions for antibiotics that are written for children are for ear infections…

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The Soft Drink Controversy Continues
There is a controversy stirring up in India as to whether harmful chemicals along with pesticides are really found in products made by the Coca-Cola Company.  An independent organization in New Delhi, India stated that aerated waters produced by soft drink manufacturers that goes for Pepsi as well, was... Read more
Are Vaccines Really Good For You?
Vaccines begun in 1796 when a British pharmacist named Edward Jenner injected pus under the skin of 8 year old boy as was based on an crazy rumor that anyone who had had cowpox would also be immune to small pox and went along to vaccinate many others with... Read more
Caring for a child with Down Syndrome

A friend once told me that for her the only thing that was scarier than having a child with down syndrome was knowing she was going to have a child with down syndrome and waiting fir her to arrive. Then she explained that the reason she wasn’t as afraid when her baby was born was because she had used the ‘waiting time’ to educate herself and her family on down syndrome…

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Six fun facts about health

Check out these fun facts about health in America…

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