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Rotavirus Vaccinations Can Cut Infant Diarrhea Deaths: Both Home and Abroad

Child Vaccination

Recently, WHO (World Health Organization) recommended the use of rotavirus vaccinations worldwide. The widespread use of these vaccines has the potential to prevent about two million deaths over the next decade. Even countries like Mexico are suggesting the use of rotavirus vaccine to have a substantial reduction of mortality of those affected.

The Fake Medication Market is Growing in Size: How to Watch Out

Counterfeit and fake medication market size

The size of the market for counterfeit drugs throughout the world is considerable. Many cases of health impairment due to counterfeits have been reported. The market share of counterfeits in drug circles in developing countries is smaller than in countries that are more established. However, the size of the market for counterfeits are ever on the rise due mostly because of the price of the authentic ones.

Good Tips from Best-selling Author and Former U.S. Congressman Alan Steelman To Eliminate Stress

Back to School Stress

Stress is the black plague of our generation, and students and parents are dealt an unhealthy load with back-to-school stress. The Yellow Brick Road and other mindfulness techniques offered by the best-selling author, Alan Steelman, will help people to learn how to regulate their stress response in the healthiest way possible, especially during back-to-school stress.

Specific Video Games May Help With Childhood Obesity

Fitness and Video Games

According to a study found conducted by Louisiana State University, evidence has been found that video games can make a difference with childhood obesity. These results are good news for the hundreds of parents who are watching their children gain more and more weight because they sit and play video games instead of playing outside.

Tick Related Illness On the Rise In North Carolina, 5 Ways To Avoid Being Bitten

Tick disease and five ways to prevent it

As Summer ramps up, here in the South we are inundated with creepy crawlers that bite, sting and just plain annoy us. But one really stands out as a serious danger. The dreaded TICK. Their favorite hiding places are behind ears, in skin folds and in hair just to name a few.

What Condition Was Most Searched on Google in 2018? The Answer May Surprise You!

Google searching autism

We are all guilty of it-Googling different conditions and symptoms to see what is going on with us instead of calling our doctor. After all, healthcare is expensive in the US and we want to know if our simple cough could indicate a more serious problem or if it is just that- a simple cough. The problem is, when you start googling your symptoms you can end up convincing yourself of some pretty bad things. In minutes we become hypochondriacs’; however, knowing what is most popularly Googled in your given state can give you a good idea of what is ultimately going on in said state.

How You Can Help Avoid Oral Cancer

Dental hygiene and oral cancer

We hear a lot about skin cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and even pancreatic cancer, but oral cancer? Not so much. The Oral Cancer Foundation estimated that nearly 50,000 Americans would be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2017. Oral cancer has a significant mortality rate, as slightly more than half of the people diagnosed with the disease will be alive in five years.

Making Trips to the Dentist with Your Autistic Child Successful Ones

human teeth

It’s something all parents must deal with many times over the course of their child’s life. The dreaded dentist appointments! Whether your child has Autism or not this can be a daunting task. A lot of children and adults fear the dentist; when you add Autism into the mix it can make the appointment near impossible if you aren’t prepared for it. There are some steps you can take before, during and after the appointment to make the experience a pleasant one for your child and for yourself.

Increasing Numbers of Parents of Autistic Children are Concerned About P.A.N.D.A.S/P.A.N.S; but What is it?

Brook and his Autistic Son

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are part of a broad spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders, with Classic Autism being the hallmark of the conditions. These occur in childhood and carry on through adulthood. ASD’s are widely characterized by a range of impairments in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and the presence of restricted and repetitive stereotyped behaviors.

The Brain Folds of Children with Autism are Different from those of Neurotypical Children, Per MRIs

Doctor's office for autism children

We all know that Autism is a complex disorder; just how complex of a disorder is starting to emerge all thanks to growing research studies being published and an increased interest from different Universities across the world. One discovery published recently and backed up by two separate studies digs deep down to the core differences of the brain in people with Autism and the changes that occur in these individual’s brains as they age.

New Numbers in on Parkinson's Disease: Genetics and Environmental Factors

Parkinson's Prevalence

Parkinson’s disease does not seem as important as curing cancer or studying stem cells uses. However, as prevalence grows, perhaps, the money to research will follow. A very large sampling is projecting double the cases of Parkinson's Disease by 2030. It will be interesting to see if projections are accurate considering very little is known about the cause, and much less how to treat successfully.

Helping Your Autistic Child Work Through Their Fear of Storms

Autistic children and fear of storms

We all know that when summer approaches so do those summer storms. You know the ones with lightening, thunder and black outs. Many of us parents of Autistic and special needs children find that our children are especially scared of storms. Their fears overtake them and sometimes it becomes too much and they meltdown. Nothing is worse than a meltdown, at night, when you have candles lit, it is storming, and you have no power. Here are some great pointers for how to calm your child during the storm seasons, or really to help you work your Autistic child through any fear.

The Ultimate Guide to the Top Drug Rehab Treatment Centers

Freedom from drug addiction

There are more than 14,500 drug rehab treatment centers nationwide that provide counseling, behavioral therapy, medication, case management, and other types of services to people with substance abuse disorders. Finding the right one can prove to be an intimidating process, but here is a guide you can utilize to help yourself or a loved one to locate the best drug rehab treatment center possible.

Raising an Autistic Child When You Have a Mental Illness

Brooke Price and her autistic son

Being the mother of an Autistic child is challenging. When you are a parent that also has a mental illness along with it, it makes it even harder. You must be aware of your emotions always. Whether you have depression, Bipolar Disorder or something else- your emotions likely run your life at times. It is just as important to learn your triggers to successfully raise your child as it is to learn your child’s triggers when dealing with Autism. I, myself, am a mother who is raising two Autistic children and happen to have mental illnesses.

Stop Wasting Time and Money: Start Inhalable Nutrients

Breathe

What if there was a way you could absorb the nutrition your body needed just by breathing? Thanks to Nutriair, now you can and also save time and money in the process by starting inhalable nutrients! Nutriair is a revolutionary device that delivers inhalable nutrients through the fascinating process of micro-aerosolization!

Autism and Death: How to Prepare Your Autistic Child for the Death of a Loved One

Mourning and Autistic children

When we parents of Autistic children make detailed preparations for our children growing up we make sure they can perform the basic functions needed to survive, if possible; and, we often prepare for what will happen to them if something happens to us. What about the other people they will lose throughout their lives though. Do we adequately prepare them for that? Often, we don’t prepare our children for the death of loved ones in advance. Seeing as though death is an uncomfortable topic of conversation for many people we may avoid bringing the topic up until the unfortunate event where we have lost someone that we love. This is also true for “normal” kids as well. We often just don’t prepare them well enough. With Autism the preparation is more readily required for basic functioning after the fact though.

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