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Building Bridges for Down Syndrome- 4th Biennial Research & Awareness Conference 2009 Parents of children with Down syndrome (DS) are universally concerned about the wellbeing of their child’s health, development, future, and connecting with other DS families.  The Down Syndrome Asso ...
Jun 12 2009 7:16pm
Obesity surgery triples among U.S. teens The number of U.S. children having obesity surgery has tripled in recent years, surging at a pace that could mean more than 1,000 such operations this year, new research suggests. While the procedure ...
Mar 05 2007 2:22pm
Or better yet, a Wii is a good compromise. Just kidding- go outside. more
Mar 06 2007 9:59am
Average weight for women in the U. S. has changed from 147 lbs. in 1994 to 153 lbs. The average weight for women has increased by 6 lbs. but the ideal weight in the average woman’s mind has only increased by 2 lbs. The weight gain came as a shock for me, because of all t ...
Aug 09 2007 1:55pm
Overweight people more likely to get asthma Obese and overweight people are 50 percent more likely to get asthma than those of normal weight, suggesting that weight loss could help reduce the number of asthma cases, U.S. researchers said Monday ...
Apr 03 2007 10:59am
When to Suspect Lyme The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, ...
Jul 08 2008 6:37pm
Blood test helps predict metabolic syndrome: study CHICAGO (Reuters) - A new blood test found that people with high levels of a type of damaged cholesterol were much more likely to develop metabolic syndrome, putting them at higher risk of heart dis ...
May 21 2008 11:50am
Eat a lot of beef? It may affect your son's sperm U.S. women who eat a lot of beef while pregnant give birth to sons who grow up to have low sperm counts, researchers reported Tuesday. They believe pesticides, hormones or contaminants in cattle feed ...
Mar 29 2007 11:23am
Top 10 most annoying things people do to people using wheelchairs It started with a discussion in our online community at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation this winter about snow being shoveled into handicapped parking spaces.  Then others chimed in with their ...
Apr 18 2010 5:18pm
Superior Precision Eyewear for Children who are Special Hi everyone!  Wanted to let you know that there is a company that sells specially designed eyewear for children with Down syndrome and other special needs. You can find out more from the website ...
Sep 29 2009 8:50am
Just ordered our first pair from specs4us for ... more
Jan 25 2010 1:02am
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Information Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder of the intestines. It causes belly pain, cramping or bloating, and diarrhea or constipation. Irritable bowel syndrome is a long-term problem, but there a ...
Aug 12 2009 9:32am
... onically constipated for 9months now, and i just want to know if stomach numbness is relat ... more
Aug 24 2009 11:24am