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Training For Parents Of Kids With Autism Shows Benefit

BOSTON (CBS) — Research shows that children with autism can benefit from therapy, but what about their parents?

In a recent study, when parents were trained how to effectively communicate with their kids and pick up on cues, their children showed improved communication and a reduction in the severity of their autism symptoms.  51 more words


Uber Delivers Flu Shots in Houston

Delivering food is nothing new for Uber drivers, but yesterday they delivered free flu shots in Houston along with a registered nurse to administer them. 73 more words


One-fourth Of US Cancer Deaths Linked With 1 Thing: Smoking


CHICAGO (AP) — Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states where smoking is more common and the rules against it are not as strict. 495 more words


HealthWatch: Limiting Children's Use Of Screen Time

New recommendations from pediatricians suggests parents limit screen time based on your child’s age. 87 more words


Healthwatch Croydon forum - 3 November 2016 - All welcome

Healthwatch Croydon is the official ‘patient voice’ across the Borough for health and social care service users.

The Healthwatch Croydon Forum, meeting quarterly, advises on our priorities and associated work programmes. 181 more words

Healthwatch Croydon

Study Finds Genes May Play Role In Women Experiencing Hot Flashes

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A first of its kind study finds genes may play a role in whether some women will experience an uncomfortable symptom of menopause. 244 more words