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There are families in the United States who are living in fear of freezing or sweating to death in their own homes. This sounds like a nightmare from some type of horror story, but it happens to be a fact of life for many Americans in a nation where the distribution of opportunities and wealth has never been more pathetic.
Well child visits may sometimes put a child's health at risk. It is a paradox to think that taking your child to be checked up at a clinic could actually undermine your child's well being, but according to new research this may be the case. In consideration of the fact that waiting areas in clinics are often overcrowded and sometimes filled up with sneezing and coughing kids, this does however become understandable.
A mother's emotional state can have a great impact on the emotional well being of her baby. More and more mothers are aware of the vital importance of eating well while they are pregnant and of staying away from cigarettes, illicit drugs and alcohol around their babies. An even more comprehensive approach to raising a healthy child evolves around maintaining an awareness that the mother's emotional state can have a great impact on the well being of her baby.
Although the debate rages on in the United States about upholding constitutional guarantees to the right to bear arms, nevertheless from a public health perspective the finding that simply having guns is dangerous should prompt anyone to give careful consideration to whether or not they really want to own a weapon
Working while being a parent is hard enough without the added expenses of an autistic child at home, his or her therapies, doctor visits and problems with finding the proper day care that could be countered with the existence of autism-specific health insurance. Certain companies have now joined hands with parents like you who require the extra funding.
Reading up on the new DSM-V might confuse many parents of autistic children. As such, this article is meant to simplify some of the important changes that were made in the latest DSM-V update in May 2013, pertaining to the diagnosis of autism in children and adults.
Here are "autism-friendly" places to have your child's picture taken with Santa.
Canada and the United States seem to have teamed up to provide children diagnosed with autism a safe and happy space to meet with Santa Clause, take pictures and tell their top wishes.