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Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder in Children

As parents, finding out that our children have a medical problem, such as Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), can be devastating; however, when we take the time to learn more about the condition, we are better equipped to help our children through this difficult time.
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Redmond Burke, MD: A 3D Printed Heart to Save a Child’s Life

Time was running out for young Adanelie Gonzalez, a four-year-old patient at Miami Children’s Hospital who had been born with a serious heart condition, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC). Even after two complex open-heart surgeries and multiple cardiac catheterizations, she would tell her parents, “I just can’t breathe.”
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Take Control of Your Vaginal Health

A visit to the gynecologist is disconcerting enough, what with someone poking around in your nether regions and all. However, the following information will make sure you are informed and have a better understanding of the common issues, exam guidelines and how to take a more active role in your own vaginal health.
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Fight for Fear

Fight for Fear For adults, it’s easy to comfort children about the things they fear – the dark, things that go bump in the night and other frightful things. Bu...
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Down the Rabbit Hole

In a society obsessed with diets, body image and popularity, eating disorders seem to provide an answer to some people’s feelings of depression and low self-esteem. Unfortunately, though, eating disorders are a mystery that may not have a happy ending. Much like Alice as she begins her journey, once you begin the path down the rabbit hole of an eating disorder, it is difficult to come out on the other side, no matter how young or old you are.

CALORIC DENSITY

Most of the time, we don’t realize the caloric value of what we are eating because we are often misled by sizes or portions. Watching out for the caloric densit...
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Eye Care and What You Should Know

Often we take our sight for granted. Many diseases and disorders that can cause loss of vision, if caught early in their development, are treatable. Regular eye exams with a trained Ophthalmologist or a Doctor of Optometry are the keys to keeping your eyes healthy and ensuring that problems are diagnosed quickly. Make regular eye exams a habit.