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Autism Spectrum Disorder - Raising Awareness

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 5, 2017 5:44:00 PM

Autism Spectrum Disorder - Raising Awareness: Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how individuals interact with the world and people around them.  While people with autism may share certain difficulties, the condition manifests itself in different ways in different individuals.  All people on the autism spectrum have their own ways of learning and developing, therefore the kinds of support needed will depend on the individual.

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5 Common Mental Illnesses (Infographic)

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 15, 2016 5:25:40 PM

Mental illness refers to various disorders that affect a person’s mood and behavior. Today, there are more than 200 known mental disorders. While these disorders vary in terms of severity, there are several that impact a large portion of the United States. Here are 5 Common Mental Illnesses:

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Measles Outbreak – Protect Yourself And Your Loved Ones

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 1, 2015 12:30:26 AM
High school girls getting the MMR vaccine against measles.
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Early Warning Signs For Autism: 10 Things To Lookout For

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 16, 2014 1:46:24 AM

Temple Grandin, an autism activist, writer and professor's advice for parents is to start working with their child early. Interacting with them as well as "teaching them words." Temple Grandin also happens to be autistic.

There is no substitute for the parents when it comes to detecting early warning signs for autism. Parents are usually the first to notice developmental delays or quirks than a pediatrician would during a fifteen minute check-up.

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How Autism Affects More Than Just Social Development.

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 1, 2013 3:38:35 PM

A San Diego investigation team from SDS University’s Brain Development Imaging Laboratory are demonstrating the effects of autism on the brain and their implications.

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How the iPad and iPhone are Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

Posted by healtheo360 on May 30, 2013 11:05:20 AM

Until recently, living with a chronic medical condition meant relying solely on family, doctors, and the people in your immediate area. And in many situations, due to schedule availability or location, patients just were not getting the care they needed when they actually needed it.

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Intervening ASD Development is Child’s Play

Posted by healtheo360 on May 1, 2013 3:39:51 PM

While most toddlers acknowledge and participate in activities such a peek-a-boo and other games with smiles or other positive responses, infants with Autism Spectrum Disorders, however, often find these experiences distressing to say the least. Because of this, a common response is to isolate themselves from all aspects of the experience, including the loved ones playing with them.

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Acne Medication May Help to Prevent A Cause of Autism

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 12, 2013 5:22:19 PM

The April’s Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, reports an exciting new antibiotic med that is yielding significant observable improvements in the moods and overall functioning of children in children who have inherited Fragile X Syndrome (FXS).

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Robots Help ASD Children Hone their Social and Learning Skills

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 25, 2013 12:22:23 PM

A diverse, Vanderbilt University based, team of engineers, therapists, and autism authorities have developed an evolutionary therapy system to aid the social and learning skills of kids with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disease). What sets this system apart from other forms of ASD therapy is the fact that it utilizes robotics and advanced AI.

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Cats Have Nine Lives, and Living With One Just May Extend Yours

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 22, 2013 12:09:47 PM

When it comes to animal companionship, there are many authenticated health benefits, ranging from physical to emotional and mental advantages.  However, when you think of a pet that will keep the doctor away, chances are, you may not be thinking of cats.  From preventing cardiovascular disease and strokes to strengthening social skills, a feline companion may just lengthen and improve your life.

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