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Improving The Lives of Women, Children and Adolescents: Part III

Last two weeks of the course ! The final week was mostly recap but there was a LOT of information to process in the first 5 weeks. 189 more words


Improving The Lives of Women, Children and Adolescents: Part II

Lessons three and four in this course dealt with maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity.  One of the more cheerful topics to study.

Maternal Mortality… 252 more words


Improving The Health Of Women, Children and Adolescents : Part I

The first two lessons for this course dealt with adolescents and reproductive health.  Here is what I learned.

Lesson One : Adolescents

  1. The mortality rate for the 20-24 age group is actually HIGHER in all low income and many mid-level income countries than it is for the 1-4 year old age group.  
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Caffeine and Health

Me, like many other millions of people love coffee. I can’t leave home without drinking my cup of coffee in the morning. People sometimes think that because I am from Colombia I drink coffee all day long, I don’t. 504 more words


Group therapy helps autistic children to cope better with everyday life -- ScienceDaily

Children and adolescents with high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder can learn how to cope better in the social world and also achieve a lasting effect. Social difficulties are one of the main problems for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, say researchers. 13 more words


Focus on the Empathy

In an opinion piece by Katie Hurley for the Washington Times, the topic of “shake it off parenting” is explored, along with a personal look at the kind of impact it can have on a child. 408 more words

Catharine Toso

Should You Be Concerned About Teens’ Use of Social Media? Yes.

Several studies out of the UK have been focused on the relationship between adolescents and social media. As teenagers develop, do the rush of comments and likes have any impact on their mental health and well-being? 242 more words

Catharine Toso